Field: Chinese History
Advisor: Robert Hymes
Yuqing is a Ph.D. student in pre-modern Chinese history. Her research interests include Song popular religious texts, medieval ritual performance and cross-cultural mortuary traditions. Yuqing received her BA in Chinese Language and Literature from Zhejiang University (2013), and her MA from Stanford University’s East Asian Languages and Cultures Department (2015). Her MA thesis examines the relationship between Song literati and spirit writing tradition. Before joining Columbia’s Ph.D. program in the fall of 2016, she spent a year working as an intern at Zhejiang University Museum of Art and Archaeology.