Chao-Hui Jenny Liu
As Coordinator of the Mellon Foundation Grant, Chao-Hui Jenny Liu manages the Grant’s publications, international conferences, budget, and a program of visiting graduate students (VSRC), professors, and postdocs. Liu also serves as the webmaster for the website Classical Historiography for Chinese History.
After earning an M.Phil. from the Cambridge University in Archaeology & Anthropology, Liu received her Ph.D. in Chinese art and archaeology from the University of London (SOAS). Her research focuses on the Tang dynasty (618-907 CE), especially imperial tombs near Xi'an and Luoyang. Currently, she has a GIS field project on Zhaoling in Shaanxi, China. In Spring 2017, Liu will teach a graduate seminar on “Reading Tombs in Ancient China” in the Department of East Asian Studies.
Before coming to Princeton, Liu taught at New York University and Hunter College. She also worked as a Research Associate for the special exhibition “China: Dawn of a Golden Age (200-750 AD)” at The Met and as a Research Specialist on WWII provenance at The Smithsonian.
2016. Forthcoming. The “Global” and the “Local” in Early Modern and Modern East Asia. Co-edited with Benjamin Elman.
Articles and Chapters
2015. “Shilun Tang mu bi kan yu ta de sangzang liyi de gongneng 试论唐墓壁龛与它的丧葬礼仪的功能 (A Preliminary Study on Tang figurines/tomb niches and and their function in funerary ritual).” In Gudai muzang meishu yanjiu 古代美術研究 (Studies in ancient tomb art) Volume Three. Edited by Wu Hung, Zhu Qingsheng, and Zheng Yan. Changsha: Hunan chubanshe.
2014. “ Zhaoling he Qianling: Tangdai huangjialingmu de liangzhong moshi 昭陵和乾陵：唐代皇家陵墓的兩種模式 (Zhaoling and Qianling: Two modes of Tang imperial tomb building),” Jiuzhou Xuelin 九州學林 (Chinese Culture Quarterly) festschrift volume in honor of Professor Roderick Whitfield, 35: 59-74.
2012. “The Splintered View: A Visualization of Dichotomies in Tang Ritual Texts.” In New Perspectives on Ritual, Religion and Institution in Medieval China. Edited by Yu Xin. Shanghai: Guji Press, pp. 250-283.
Catalogue & Encyclopedia Essays and Entries
2017. Forthcoming. Routledge Encyclopaedia of Chinese History entries: “Ceramics,” “Lelang,” “Mei Wending,” “Northern Wei,” “Porcelain,” “Tang sancai ceramics,” “Tang transformation tales,” and “Fubing system (Tang dynasty).” Edited by Michael Dillon.
2008. “Horses and Beauties: Mural Art from Tang Imperial Tombs,” in China: at the Court of the Emperors: Unknown masterpieces from Han tradition to Tang elegance (25 - 907), edited by Sabrina Rastelli, exhibition catalogue for the Palazzo Strozzi, Firenze: Spring 2008.
2008. Catalogue entries 106, 107, 122, 123, and 132, Ibid.
2004. Catalogue entries 115, 183, 184, 185, 189, 190, 197, 198, 199, 202, 203. In China: Dawn of the Golden Age (200-750 AD). New Haven: Yale University Press.
2012. Review of Liu Yang. China’s Terracotta Warriors: the first emperor’s legacy. Minneapolis, Minn: Minneapolis Institute of Art, 2012. In China Review International 19.4: 626-629.
2011. Review of Wu Hung’s The Art of the Yellow Springs: Understanding Chinese Tombs. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2010. In Frontiers of History in China , vol. 6, no. 1: pp. 139-141.
EDITORIAL ASSISTANCE for the following:
Cambridge History of China Volume 9.2, “The Ch’ing Dynasty to 1800” (Cambridge University Press, 2016)
Antiquarianism, Language, and Medical Philology (Brill, 2015)
Rethinking East Asian Languages, Vernaculars, and Literacies, 1000-1919 (Brill, 2014)
TV DOCUMENTARIES, PROGRAMS:
Art through time: A global view, Theme #1 “converging cultures”—Silk Road
Art through time: A global view Theme #6 “death”— The Tomb of China’s First Emperor