All Projects

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馮夢龍 - 太平廣記鈔 Nicholas Frisch 2 months 2 weeks ago
閱微草堂筆記

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 1 year 7 months ago
選本

選本

Timothy Clifford 1 year 7 months ago
磧砂藏

The frontispiece of 磧砂藏.

Lucille Chia 1 year 7 months 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 1 year 6 months ago
YUAG Yer Vang-Cohen 4 months 1 week ago
XINHUAYENJINGLUN

李通玄的新华严经论

ui q 1 year 6 months ago
XINHUAYENJINGLUN

李通玄的新华严经论

ui q 1 year 6 months ago
WW2_SSVolunteers

In this project, we have digitalized and transcribed the letters of two young Belgian SS-volunteers.

Marieke Dwarswaard 3 months 3 weeks ago
Writings by Yu Zhi 余治

This project will make my various scans of Yu Zhi's work more widely available. 

I begin by slowly uploading my scan of the full text of  Zun xiaoxue zhai ji 尊小學齋集. (6 collected prose (文), 1 poetry (詩), 1 family precepts (家訓), and 1 nianpu (年譜) vols. Guwu [Suzhou]: Dejian zhai,...

Katherine Alexander 1 month 1 week ago
Workshop Vierthaler

Demonstration of 10k rooms at Leiden University

Paul Vierthaler 4 months 2 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 year 1 month ago
Western Zhou bronze inscriptions and agriculture

Translation of Western Zhou bronze inscriptions that give possible insight into different cultigens of the time (millet, rice, wheat, etc.), be correlated with current paleobotanical evidence in an attempt to develop a textually informed understanding of the status of millet, rice, wheat, barley...

Kirie Stromberg 7 months 3 weeks ago
UoB EE Lance Pursey 12 months 2 days ago
University of Oregon Nōsatsu Metadata Crowdsourcing Project

The University of Oregon Libraries holds one of the largest collections of Japanese votive slips in the world. The collection contains dozens of albums that are being digitized and cataloged as part of the ...

Kevin McDowell 5 months 3 weeks ago
Tomb Models and Figurines Anthony Barbieri-Low 11 months 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 1 year 7 months ago
The Record of the Ming Grand Confucian Wang Yangming’s Early Years and Suppression of Rebellions

My project is the translation of a late Ming vernacular story “The Record of the Ming Grand Confucian Wang Yangming’s Early Years and Suppression of Rebellions” (Huang Ming daru Wang Yangming xiansheng chushen jingluan lu 皇明大儒王陽明先生出身靖亂錄, "The Record") by Feng Menglong 馮夢龍 (1574-1646),...

Huiqiao Yao 5 months 3 days ago
The Orphan of Zhao in Transition Guojun Wang 1 month 1 week ago
The China Mirror 唐鏡

This project is working towards producing an annotated translation of the medieval Japanese text 唐鏡 (The China Mirror, 1250s-1260s). The text is traditionally attributed to Fujiwara no Shigenori, tutor to the imperial prince/sixth shogun, Munetaka, and is believed to have functioned more widely...

Erin Brightwell 7 months 3 weeks ago
Test2 dpl4 1 week 4 days ago
test-Nosatsu images Nicholas Frisch 1 week 4 days ago
test-KA images

testing uploader

Nicholas Frisch 2 weeks 5 days ago
test Wang Hongsu 1 year 7 months ago
Test Cole Crawford 7 months 1 week ago
Test dpl4 1 year 1 month ago
Tang-Song-Yuan documents group translation hansen 1 year 2 months ago
SYSD

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

Sean Jy-Shyang Chen 1 year 4 months ago
Sumidagawa ryougan ichiran Copy 3 隅田川両岸一覧 (Private Collection) Jack Stoneman 1 month 1 week ago
Sumidagawa ryougan ichiran Copy 2 隅田川両岸一覧 乙 (Brigham Young University)

Artist: Tsuruoka Rosui 鶴岡盧水.

Scroll 1: East side of the Sumida River. Manuscript artist's draft.

Scroll 2: West side of the Sumida River. Printed, 1781. Hand-colored.

Jack Stoneman 1 month 2 weeks ago
Sumidagawa ryougan ichiran Copy 1 隅田川両岸一覧 甲 (Brigham Young University)

Artist: Tsuruoka Rosui 鶴岡盧水.

Scroll 1: East side of the Sumida River. Printed, 1781. 

Scroll 2: West side of the Sumida River. Printed, 1781. 

Jack Stoneman 1 month 1 week ago
Student notes for Cornell Classical Chinese II

Student notes for Cornell Classical Chinese II

Lectures and content are due to Professor R. McNeal. Any errors are, of course, my (the student's) responsibility.

Vivek Pisharody 7 months 3 weeks ago
Sanfu huangtu 三輔黃圖: Plan of the Three Capital Regions Mick Hunter 5 months 3 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.

Mick Hunter 1 year 7 months ago
Sado kinzan emaki 佐渡金山絵巻 (Brigham Young University)

Sado kinzan emaki is a set of two scrolls painted for the Sado Island Magistrate c. 1780. Students will transcribe and translate text on the scroll and provide annotations for the illustrations.

Jack Stoneman 1 month 1 week ago
Robert Eno's Translations of the Analects and Mencius

For pdfs of these open access translations, see the following links:

Mick Hunter 1 year 11 months 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 1 year 7 months ago
Reading Manchu Sources

This project aims to transcribe and translate some Manchu archives with relate to the fiscal structures of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911).

圣宇 杨 11 months 2 weeks ago
Primary Documents for "The Many Lives of the First Emperor of China"

This is a working document for my book on cultural interpreations of the Qin Dynasty.

Anthony Barbieri-Low 11 months 3 weeks 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...

Mick Hunter 1 year 7 months ago
Nōsatsu Crowdsourcing at the University of Oregon

The University of Oregon Libraries holds one of the largest collections of Japanese votive slips in the world. The collection contains...

Julia Simic 3 months 4 weeks ago
Mourning and Burial-Related Manuscripts and Manuals from Late Imperial and Republican Sichuan Tristan Brown 1 year 3 weeks ago
Merrymaking in the Palace

Merrymaking

Daniel Greenberg 1 year 7 months ago
Mende Notebook Pages

These are individual page images from MS2049 in Yale University Library's Manuscripts & Archives.  The digitized images are being uploaded here to facilitate their annotation and transcription, before they go live in FindIt.

Charles Riley 1 week 4 days ago
Meiji Orthography: A Reader Brian Dowdle 1 year 7 months 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 1 year 7 months ago
Many Lives of a Yakṣiṇī: An Intertextual Analysis of the Hārītī/Durgā/Brayut Myths

This project focuses on the Chinese Buddhist text T21n1262 佛說鬼子母經 or Gui-zi-mu Jing. This text presents an intriguing story of a Buddhist yakṣiṇī named Hārītī or Gui-zi-mu in this case. Very few scholars have paid attention to this short but important text and there is no existing English...

Yang Qu 8 months 4 days 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 1 year 7 months ago
Li Yu, Cherishing the Fragrant Companion

Selected acts of 《憐香伴》

Jessica Moyer 1 year 7 months ago
Ledger 20 MENCIUS

Mencius

 

梁惠王上 - Liang Hui Wang I

 

Dawn Kim 5 months 1 week ago
Kuai Yuan Tina Lu 1 year 11 months ago
KORN 410 Dawn Kim 1 year 5 months ago
Kasen 哥仙 (Brigham Young University)

Kasen was printed c. 1655-1673, likely in Osaka. It includes the 36 Immortal Poets with a portrait and one poem each. Probably based upon the Saga-bon version of Sanjuurokkasen from the early 17th century. This book is in an unusual format for kasen books--it is a ...

Jack Stoneman 1 month 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 1 year 12 months ago
Hong Kong magazines' coverage of "Double Nons" controversy, 2006-2012 Sean Wang 3 months 4 weeks ago
History of Acupuncture Bridie Andrews 1 year 7 months ago
History of Acupuncture Bridie Andrews 1 year 7 months ago
HIST 880 Kyōto Komonjo Documents

Our goal is to read through the historical documents in the "Kyōto Komonjo" collection (Yale Association of Japan (YAJ) 2.17.1 - 2.17.15) held in the Beinecke Library at Yale University.  

Robert Kirkpatrick 1 year 3 weeks ago
He Zhuo's Marginalia on the Shitong

This project aims to develop an annotated transcription and translation of He Zhuo's 何焯 marginalia on the Shitong 史通 (Generality of Historiography), one of China's earlist books containing a systematic critique to Chinese historiograohy. He Zhuo (courtesy name Yimen 義門, 1661-1722) was a...

Yinzong Wei 9 months 2 weeks ago
Hatamoto sonae oshi no kaku 旗本備押之格 (Brigham Young University) Beta

Hatamoto sonae oshi no kaku is a set of two scrolls produced in 1703 to commemorate a procession of shogunal vassals (hatamoto). The figures are stamped then hand-colored. Students will transcribe and translate text and annotate illustrations.

Jack Stoneman 1 month 4 days ago
Hatamoto sonae oshi no kaku 旗本備押之格 (Brigham Young University)

Hatamoto sonae oshi no kaku is a set of two scrolls produced in 1703 to commemorate a procession of shogunal vassals (hatamoto). The figures are stamped then hand-colored. Students will transcribe and translate text and annotate illustrations.

Jack Stoneman 1 month 1 week ago
Grave Matters

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

Ian Matthew Miller 1 year 8 months ago
Gale Dawn Kim 1 year 7 months ago
Freer|Sackler -- AO 48

 

 

 

Alessandro Bianchi 1 month 2 weeks ago
Exploring the Peking Gazette (jingbao 京報)

This project will bring together examples of the "Peking Gazette," the publicly available government gazette that was published, distributed, and sold in a variety of print and manuscript formats during the Qing period. Once compiled, these examples allow us to compare gazettes published in...

Mick Hunter 8 months 1 week ago
East Asian Maps

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

Sunkyu Lee 1 year 5 days 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...

Mick Hunter 2 years 5 days ago
Drugs

A project about acupuncture history.

Bridie Andrews 1 year 7 months ago
Digital Archive of Medieval Song (Prototype) Joe Stadolnik 1 year 2 months 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 1 year 7 months ago
David Tod Roy's personal annotated copy of The Plum in the Golden Vase Mick Hunter 1 year 11 months 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...

Mick Hunter 1 year 11 months ago
Chuuko kasen 中古歌仙 (Private Collection)

36 Immortal Poets, c. 1691. Portraits on silk, poems on decorated paper. Portraits by Tosa Mitsunari 土佐光成 (1647-1710). Calligraphy by various court figures of the Genroku Period. Formerly mounted as two six-paneled screens.

Jack Stoneman 1 month 1 week 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 year 1 month ago
Blood, Tears and Samurai Love: Reading a Treasure from Yale's Beinecke Collection

This project aims to develop a critical online edition of an early modern Japanese manuscript recently acquired by the Beinecke Library. Set in 1714 in Northwestern Japan, the text represents a rare example of a 'true record' (jitsuroku-bon) detailing a samurai same-sex love affair that takes a...

Angelika Koch 10 months 2 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 1 year 7 months ago
Bakemonozukushie 化物尽絵 (Brigham Young University)

Bakemonozukushie 化物尽絵 (alt. title Bakemono no e 化物之絵) is an early Edo-period handpainted scroll depicting 35 bakemono--ghosts, demons and other supernatural phenomena. Students will annotate each bakemono with background information, including names and alternate names, origins, history...

Jack Stoneman 1 month 2 weeks ago
Asakawa Test

Testing vertical japanese script

Peter Leonard 1 year 7 months ago
Asakawa Kan'ich correspondances

Asakawa Kan’ichi 朝河貫一 (1873-1948) was the one of the pioneering figures of East Asian Studies in the United States.  He was a distinguished historian who taught at Yale for thirty-five years and was the university’s first professor of Japanese history.  Building the premier Japanese collection (...

Haruko Nakamura 10 months 1 week ago
Aa

SS

Yun Bai 1 year 7 months 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 1 year 11 months ago
The Healthy Body in Early Modern Japan (Course Classical Japanese Text and Context 2, Ghent University, Student Translation Projects)

Translation of Santō Kyōden’s kibyōshi Gotai wagō monogatari 五体和合談 (student projects)

Angelika Koch 8 months 1 day ago
Huailutang Shihua 懷麓堂詩話: Li Dongyang 李東陽 (1447-1516)
My project, forming a major part of my dissertation, is to translate all 138 relatively short entries contained in Huailutang Shihua 懷麓堂詩話 (Poetry Talk of Huailu Hall) written by the famed Senior Grand Secretary 內閣首輔 of the Ming dynasty (1506-1512), Li Dongyang 李東陽 (1447-1516). It was...
Minoru Takano 7 months 3 weeks ago