Awards

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Past Awards


Harry Levin Prize (American Comparative Literature Association)

  • 2016: Tamara T. Chin, Savage Exchange: Han Imperialism, Chinese Literary Style, and the Economic Imagination


John K. Fairbank Prize in East Asia History (American Historical Association)

  • 2013: Barbara Mittler, A Continuous Revolution: Making Sense of Cultural Revolution Culture
  • 2012: Jun Uchida, Brokers of Empire: Japanese Settler Colonialism in Korea, 1876-1945
  • 2004: Jordan Sand, House and Home in Modern Japan: Architecture, Domestic Space, and Bourgeois Culture, 1880–1930


John Whitney Hall Prize for books in Japanese Studies (Association for Asian Studies)

  • 2011: Karen Thornber, Empire of Texts in Motion: Chinese, Korean, and Taiwanese Transculturations of Japanese Literature
  • 2005: Jordan Sand, House and Home in Modern Japan: Architecture, Domestic Space, and Bourgeois Culture, 1880–1930


Alice Davis Hitchcock Book Award (Society of Architectural Historians)

  • 2004: Jordan Sand, House and Home in Modern Japan: Architecture, Domestic Space, and Bourgeois Culture, 1880–1930


Francis Hsu Book Prize for East Asian Anthropology (American Anthropological Association)

  • 2010: Catherine Clayton, Sovereignty at the Edge: Macau and the Question of Chineseness


Stanislaus Julian Prize (Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres)

  • 2014: Endymion Wilkinson, Chinese History: A New Manual
  • 2010: James Robson, Power of Place: The Religious Landscape of the Southern Sacred Peak (Nanyue 南嶽) in Medieval China


Joseph Levenson Prize for books in Chinese Studies (Association for Asian Studies)

  • 2017, Pre-1900 Category: Foong Ping, The Efficacious Landscape: On the Authorities of Painting at the Northern Song Court
  • 2017, Pre-1900 Category, Honorable Mention: Anna Shields, One Who Knows Me: Friendship and Literary Culture in Mid-Tang China
  • 2016, Pre-1900 Category: Wai-yee Li, Women and National Trauma in Late Imperial Chinese Literature
  • 2016, Pre-1900 Category, Honorable Mention: Tamara T. Chin, Savage Exchange: Han Imperialism, Chinese Literary Style, and the Economic Imagination
  • 2014, Pre-1900 Category: Yuming He, Home and the World: Editing the “Glorious Ming” in Woodblock-Printed Books of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries
  • 2013, Pre-1900 Category, Honorable Mention: K.E. Brashier, Ancestral Memory in Early China
  • 2012, Pre-1900 Category: Christopher M. B. Nugent, Manifest in Words, Written on Paper: Producing and Circulating Poetry in Tang Dynasty China
  • 2011, Pre-1900 Category: Eugenio Menegon, Ancestors, Virgins and Friars: Christianity as a Local Religion in Late Imperial China
  • 2011, Post-1900 Category: Jacob Eyferth, Eating Rice from Bamboo Roots: The Social History of a Community of Artisans in Southwest China, 1920–2000
  • 2008 Pre-1900 Category: Martin J. Powers, Pattern and Person: Ornament, Society, and Self in Classical China
  • 2006 Pre-1900 Category: Antonia Mary Finnane, Speaking of Yangzhou: A Chinese City, 1550–1850
  • 2005 Pre-1900 Category: John Makeham, Transmitters and Creators: Chinese Commentators and Commentaries on the Analects
  • 2003 Pre-1900 Category: David Schaberg, A Patterned Past: Form and Thought in Early Chinese Historiography


Toshida Numata Book Prize in Buddhism (University of California, Berkeley)

  • 2010, James Robson, Power of Place: The Religious Landscape of the Southern Sacred Peak (Nanyue 南嶽) in Medieval China


James B. Palais Prize for books in Korean Studies (Association for Asian Studies)

  • 2014, Honorable Mention: Hwansoo Kim, Empire of the Dharma: Korean and Japanese Buddhism, 1877–1912
  • 2010: Sem Vermeersch, The Power of the Buddhas: The Politics of Buddhism During the Koryo Dynasty, 918–1392


Anna Balakian Prize for the Best Book in Comparative Literature by an Author Under Forty (International Comparative Literature Association)

  • 2010: Karen Thornber, Empire of Texts in Motion: Chinese, Korean, and Taiwanese Transculturations of Japanese Literature

     

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