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Luke Habberstad

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  • Title: Assistant Professor, Chinese Literature
  • Phone: 541-346-4006
  • Office: 401 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Wednesdays 3:30pm-5:30pm
  • Affiliated Departments: Religious Studies

Statement

Research Interests
Literature, religion, and material culture of early China (5th century BCE-3rd century CE); early Chinese historical writing; excavated texts; politics and cultures of dynastic and monarchical courts; ancient empires; religious ritual.

Publications

Books:

Forming the Early Chinese Court: Rituals, Spaces, Roles. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2018.

Articles:

"How and Why Do We Praise the Emperor? Debating and Depicting a Late Western Han Court Audience." Journal of the Economic and Social History of the Orient. 60.5 (2017): 683-714.

"Recasting the Court in Late Western Han: Rank, Duty, and Alliances in the Process of Institutional Change." In Chang'an 26 BCE: An Augustan Age in China, edited by Michael Nylan and Griet Vankeerberghen. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2015: 239-62.

"Text, Performance, and Spectacle: The Funeral Procession of Marquis Yi of Zeng, 433 BC." Early China 37 (2014): 181-219.

"The Sage and His Associates: Confucius and His Disciples Across Early Texts." In The Norton Critical Edition of The Analects. Edited by Michael Nylan. Translated by Simon Leys. New York: Norton, 2014: 178-91.