• Ph.D. Candidate, East Asian Languages and Civilizations

Heng Du is currently writing the last chapter of her dissertation, tentatively entitled, “Packaging Wisdom: In Search of Paratext in Early China.” In her research, she applies the concept of “paratext” to remap the evolution in early Chinese textual culture and writing practice between fourth and first century BCE, using an interdisciplinary perspective.

Research Interests: Early Chinese Literature

Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies