• University of Houston, Assistant Professor

Years of Affiliation: An Wang Postdoctoral Fellow from 2017-2018


Amelia Qin joins the Fairbank Center from the University of Houston as an An Wang Postdoctoral Fellow, where she will support our Digital China Initiative. Specifically, Amelia will be researching anecdotal narratives, biji (brush jottings), and traditional print culture. At the Fairbank Center she will perform distant reading of around three thousand anecdotes through quantitative analysis, with the goal of visualizing and incorporating her results into a book manuscript. As part of the Center’s Digital China initiative, Amelia will be working with Professor Peter Bol and other Fairbank Center faculty members.

Research Interests: Chinese literature, digital humanities, Chinese cultural studies

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