Professor of East Asian Languages & Literatures, Yale University
Harvard University, AB, PhD
Professor Tina Lu specialises in fiction and drama of the Ming and Qing dynasties. She is the author of Persons, Roles, and Minds: Identity in Peony Pavilion and Peach Blossom Fan and Accidental Incest, Filial Cannibalism, and Other Peculiar Encounters in Chinese Literature. She is co-editor of Approaches to Teaching Story of the Stone and the chapter on the late Ming in the Cambridge History of Chinese Literature. Lu currently has three major research projects: a monograph on how seventeenth-century people conceived of and defended materiality; a group-authored book on the sixteenth-century artist and playwright Xu Wei; and a digital initiative that will enable collaborative philological work.