Professor James Bonk

General Area of Research:

Autobiographical Writing in Nineteenth Century China

Project Description:

This project will involve the transcription and digitization of nineteenth century Chinese autobiographical writings. The ultimate goal of the project is to create an online resource using maps and linked texts to locate the autobiographical writings in their time and place.

Related Majors:

Chinese Studies, History, Literature

Skills / Classes Required:

The student should have good Chinese reading skills with some experience reading classical Chinese (or traditional characters). Skill with mapping or web design software is also desirable, though not necessary.