- Ph.D. Candidate, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations
Years of Affiliation: Graduate Student Associate from 2019-2020
Xiaoxuan Li is writing her dissertation on textual representations of the body in early medieval China. She considers how earlier traditions of reading the body as a source of knowledge were challenged and re-written between the third and sixth centuries. These changes are traced in the context of new literary genres and practices.
Research Interests: Medieval Chinese Literature; Medieval Poetry and Narrative; Court Culture