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This project compares different editions of the texts constituting the 閱微草堂筆記, a collection of anecdotes by 紀昀 (紀曉嵐, 1724-1805).

紀昀 was a highly-placed 進士 scholar who oversaw the 四庫全書 project on behalf of Emperor Qianlong. In his leisure time, he compiled anecdotes and gossip from...

Nicholas Frisch 7 months 1 week ago


Timothy Clifford 7 months 1 week ago

The frontispiece of 磧砂藏.

Lucille Chia 7 months 1 week ago
惜穀寶卷 - The Precious Scroll of Cherishing Grains

I am working on a translation of this text, so will begin by transcribing it and highlighting areas of interest/concern.

Katherine Alexander 6 months 2 weeks ago


ui q 6 months 3 weeks ago


ui q 6 months 3 weeks ago
Women, Food, and Culture — WGSS 120 Fall 2017

Interdisciplinary exploration of the gendering of food production, preparation, and consumption in cross-cultural perspective. Topics include agricultural practices, cooking, pasteurization, kitchen technology, food storage, home economics, hunger, anorexia, breast-feeding, meals, and ethnic...

Robert Kirkpatrick 1 month 3 weeks ago
The Tekagami-jō 手鑑帖 Project

A comprehensive web presentation of the Tekagami-jo calligraphy album (手鑑帖) in the Yale Association of Japan Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. For the Yale library catalog entry, click ...

Edward Kamens 7 months 2 weeks ago
The Four Books, an Annotated Translation Michael Hunter 11 months 2 weeks ago
test Wang Hongsu 7 months 4 days ago
Test SJ Kim 4 months 4 days ago
Test dpl4 1 month 3 days ago
Tang-Song-Yuan documents group translation hansen 2 months 3 weeks ago

Cuz a grand journey of a thousand miles ends best with Chinese food.

Sean Jy-Shyang Chen 4 months 2 weeks ago
Sandbox Project (for testing and experimentation)

This project is available to all registered users of the site for testing purposes. To join the project, simply click the "Subscribe to Group' link.

Michael Hunter 7 months 3 weeks ago
Reading Nezha

This is a collaborative reading of the story of the diety Nezha as related in the Ming novel Fengshen yanyi, by students in CHN 547, University of Arizona, Spring 2017 (and other interested parties).

Scott Gregory 7 months 5 days ago
Notes on the Chuci 楚辭

This project is an experiment in sharing notes on a particular corpus—in this case, the Chuci 楚辭 (Verses of Chu). As a co-organizer of a workshop series on the Chuci at Yale University, I would like to use the Ten Thousand Rooms platform as a record of our discussions about the...

Michael Hunter 7 months 4 days ago
Mourning and Burial-Related Manuscripts and Manuals from Late Imperial and Republican Sichuan Tristan Brown 3 weeks 3 days ago
Merrymaking in the Palace


Daniel Greenberg 7 months 1 week ago
Meiji Orthography: A Reader Brian Dowdle 6 months 4 weeks ago
Material Culture and the Military in 19th Century China

This project compiles texts related to the cultural life of military artifacts in the early 19th century Qing empire. Military artifacts are defined to include both weapons and other objects belonging to military men, from inkstones to musical instruments. 

Jim Bonk 7 months 1 day ago
Liu Zhi's Han Kitab texts

This project aims to produce the first fully digitized, annotated, and translated versions of the writings of 劉智 Liu Zhi (ca. 1670-1724), a major contributor to the Han Kitab genre of Islamic Neo-Confucian texts emerging in the 17th and 18th centuries during the Qing dynasty. In...

Russell Guilbault 7 months 1 week ago
Li Yu, Cherishing the Fragrant Companion

Selected acts of 《憐香伴》

Jessica Moyer 7 months 1 week ago
Kuai Yuan Tina Lu 11 months 2 weeks ago
KORN 410 Dawn Kim 5 months 2 weeks ago
Jingshi, An Anatomy of Lenses

This project shares Jingshi (鏡史, prefatory material from 1681) by Sun Yunqiu (孫雲球).  This text, mentioned in local gazetteers and the object of some speculation by historians of science, including Joseph Needham, was recently rediscovered in the Shanghai Library.  Jingshi contains substantial...

Tina Lu 12 months 1 day ago
History of Acupuncture Bridie Andrews 7 months 1 week ago
History of Acupuncture Bridie Andrews 7 months 1 week ago
HIST 880 Exploration

Trying out this site for housing viewers related to graduate course on Japanese paleography

Robert Kirkpatrick 3 weeks 3 days ago
Grave Matters

Exploring the documentation and contestation of graves in late imperial China. 

Ian Matthew Miller 8 months 1 week ago
Gale Dawn Kim 7 months 6 days ago
East Asian Maps

transcription and translation assignments for students enrolled in Hist 98T/96W at UCLA

Sunkyu Lee 4 days 7 hours ago
Du Fu Commentary

This project aims ultimately at creating a database of all public-domain commentary on the poetry of the great Tang-dynasty poet Du Fu 杜甫 (712--770). Du Fu is by far the most extensively annotated of all Chinese poets, and although much of the commentary produced for his collection in premodern...

Michael Hunter 1 year 3 days ago

A project about acupuncture history.

Bridie Andrews 7 months 1 week ago
Digital Archive of Medieval Song (Prototype) Joe Stadolnik 2 months 4 days ago
David Tod Roy's personal annotated copy of The Story of the Western Wing (1498 edition)

I am beginning with the frontmatter, which Professor Roy annotated most heavily. The play itself is lightly annotated, so I will get to scanning it later.

Katherine Alexander 7 months 1 day ago
David Tod Roy's personal annotated copy of The Plum in the Golden Vase Michael Hunter 11 months 2 weeks ago
Collected Sayings of Confucius

This project aims to produce a complete annotated translation of Sun Xingyan’s 孫星衍 (1753–1818) Kongzi jiyu 孔子集語 (1815 Pingjin guan congshu 平津館叢書 ed.). As explained in a preface by Sun Xingyan’s friend and fellow scholar Yan Kejun 嚴可均 (1762–1843), the Kongzi jiyu is a...

Michael Hunter 11 months 2 weeks ago
CHIN 5130 Shared texts

For students enrolled in CHIN 5130 - History of Chinese Literature 1000-1900 at CU Boulder to collaborate on translation assignments

Katherine Alexander 1 month 3 days ago
Battle on Poyang Lake

The Ming novel Record of the Heroes and Martyrs (Yinglie zhuan) is a vernacular retelling of the founding of the Ming dynasty, written in the fashion of other, better-known military romances such as Romance of the Three Kingdoms. As such, it mixes vernacular fiction...

Scott Gregory 7 months 1 week ago
Asakawa Test

Testing vertical japanese script

Peter Leonard 7 months 3 weeks ago


Yun Bai 7 months 6 days ago
A Variorum Story of the Stone

This project aims to construct  a full variorum edition of the celebrated eighteenth-century novel The Story of the Stone (石頭記, known also by the name of its 1791 imprint Dream of the Red Chamber 紅樓夢).  Beginning with nineteenth-century imprints with commentary, we will gradually include...

Tina Lu 11 months 2 weeks ago