Professor Emeritus of East Asian Studies, specializes in 20th-century Chinese literature. He received his B.A. from Harvard in 1966 and his Ph.D. from Harvard in 1976. His publications include The Uses of Literature: Life in the Socialist Chinese Literary System (Princeton, 2000) and Banyang suibi (Notes of a Semi-Foreigner, in Chinese) (Taipei: Sanminchubanshe, 1999).
Emeritus Professor of Japanese and Linguistics since 1991. Currently researches Linguistic inquiry into human brain through analysis of non-creative metaphors and other cognitive linguistic analyses. He received his B.A. and M.A. in English Literature from Waseda University, B.A. and M.A. in Linguistics from University of Tokyo, and Ph.D. in Linguistics from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His published works include Uchi to Soto no Gengo-Bunka-Gaku----Bunpoo o Bunka de Kiru, Tokyo: ALC (1996); Kodansha's Basic English-Japanese Dictionary (Nichijoo Nihongo Bilingual Jiten) (with S. Nakada & M. Ohso), Tokyo: Kodansha International, 1999; NAKAMA: Japanese Communication, Culture, Context (with Y.Hatasa & K. Hatasa), Vol. 1 & 2, Boston/NY, Houghton Mifflin, 1999/2000; (With S. Kuno & S. Strauss) Aspects of Linguistics, Tokyo: Kurosio Shuppan (2007); (With M.Tsutsui) A Dictionary of Advanced Japanese Grammar, Tokyo: Japan Times, 2008. Professor Makino was the President of Association of Teachers of Japanese, 2003-2005. He has been the Academic Director of a three-summer M.A. Program in Japanese Pedagogy at Columbia University since 1996. Awarded the ADFL Award for Distinguished Service in the Profession in 2001, and Award of the Society for Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language, 2007.
Award of the Society for Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language, Society for Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language, 2007.
1. Kodansha's Basic English-Japanese Dictionary
2. Nakama 1
3. Nakama 2: Japanese Communication, Culture, Context
4. Japanese Communication, Culture, Context: Volume 1
5. A Dictionary of Advanced Japanese Grammar
Professor of History and East Asian Studies, specializes in Chinese social, religious, and cultural history 1600-1900, and is particularly interested in Qing material culture. She received her B.A. from Stanford in 1966, and M.A. and Ph.D. in History from Yale in 1974. Her most recent published work is PEKING: TEMPLES AND CITY LIFE, 1400-1900 (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2000).
1. Peking: Temples and City Life, 1400-1900
Andrew Plaks is Professor Emeritus of East Asian Studies and Comparative Literature. Plaks received his Ph.D. from Princeton in 1973. He is interested in various aspects of classical Chinese literature, including Ming-Qing fiction and early Chinese philosophical and historical texts, as well as topics in pre-modern Japanese literature. Professor Plaks' major works include Archetype and Allegory in the Dream of the Red Chamber and The Four Masterworks of the Ming Novel.
Yoshiaki Shimizu is an Associated Faculty in the East Asian Studies department. Shimizu, Frederick Marquand Professor of Art and Archaeology, specializes in Japanese and Chinese painting and calligraphy. He received his B.A. in Art History from Harvard, M.A. in Art History from the University of Kansas and M.F.A. and Ph.D. in Art and Archaeology from Princeton. Professor Shimizu has taught at University of California at Berkeley, University of Heidelberg, and Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto, and has been a Curator of Japanese Art at the Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC and Guest Curator, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. His publications include JAPANESE INK PAINTINGS (with Carolyn Wheelwright), Princeton University Press (1976); MASTERS OF JAPANESE CALLIGRAPHY (with John Rosenfield), The Asia Society Galleries and Japan Society Gallery, NYC (1984); and JAPAN: THE SHAPING OF DAIMYO CULTURE, 1185-1868, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC (1988).
1. Masters of Japanese Calligraphy, 8Th-19th Century
2. Japan: The Shaping of Daimyo Culture, 1185-1868
Hia-Tao Tang is Lecturer in East Asian Studies, Emeritus. Tang joined the faculty at Princeton in 1974 and taught Chinese language for many years before retiring in 1996. Tang is a coauthor of Classical Chinese -- A Basic Reader and Readings in Classical Chinese Poetry and Prose.
Ying-shih Yu, Princeton’s Gordon Wu ’58 Professor Emeritus of Chinese Studies, joined the Princeton faculty in 1987 and retired in 2001. In 2006, Yu was co-winner of the third John W. Kluge Prize for lifetime achievement in the study of humanity. Yu was recognized for playing a pioneering role in bringing previously neglected, major aspects of Chinese history into the mainstream of the scholarship and public consciousness. One of the world’s authorities on the Tang Dynasty, he has researched and written extensively on every period of Chinese history, from ancient to modern. He is the author of some 30 books that span more than 2,000 years of history.