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Stephen West

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Professor, Chinese
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 0202
Biography

Foundation Professor of Chinese, School of International Letters and Cultures

Education

Ph.D., University of Michigan

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Publications
  • Stephen H. West and Wilt L. Idema. Monks, Bandits, Lovers, and Immortals: Eleven Early Chinese Plays. (2010).
  • Stephen H. West. Literature from the Late Jin to the Early MIng. Cambridge History of Chinese Literature, Volume 1 (2010).
  • Stephen H. West. intertextuality and Desire:Mimeses in the Story of the Western Wing and Qiannu's Soul Leaves Her Body. Jinian Yu Dagang xiansheng baisui yanchen: Xiqu xueshu yantaohui lunwen ji (2009).
  • Stephen H. West. Time Management and Self Control: Self-help Guides in the Yuan. Text, performance, and gender in Chinese literature and music: essays in honor of Wilt Idema (2009).
  • Stephen H. West. Shifting Spaces: Local Dialect in *A Playboy from a Noble House Opts for the Wrong Career". Journal of Theater Studies 1.1 (2008): 83-108 (2008).
  • Stephen West. Shifting Spaces: Local Dialect in A Playboy from a Noble House Opts for the Wrong Career. Journal of Theater Studies (2008).
  • West, Stephen H. Huizong in the Afterglow: The Deaths of a Troubling Emperor. Emperor Huizong and the Late Northern Song: The Politics of Culture and the Culture of Politics (2006).
  • West, Stephen H. The Construction of Space, the Emperor, and Citizens in Imperial Gardens in Northern Song. ????? Contributions of Gardens to City Life and Culture (2006).
  • Stephen West. Autumn Sounds: Music to the Ears/ Ouyang Xiu's "Fu on Autumn's Sounds". Early Medieval China (2005).
  • West, Stephen H, West, Stephen H. The Social Reception of Baroque Gardens. (2005).
  • West, Stephen H (Author) . Huizong in the Afterglow: The Deaths of a Troubling Emperor. Huizong and His Times (2005).
  • West, Stephen H (Author) . Meng Yuanlao, "Recollections of the Northern Song Capital". The Hawaii Reader in Traditional Chinese Culture (2005).
  • West, Stephen H (Author) . Spectacle, Ritual, and Social Relations: The Son of Heaven, Citizens, and Created Sapce in Imperial Gardens in the Northern Song. Baroque Garden Cultures (2005).
  • West, Stephen H (Author) . Koka to Sôso Men to ton (Empresses, Funerals, Noodles, and Shoats). Seimei shôkazu o yomu (Reading the Qingming Shanghe tu) (2004).
  • West, Stephen H (Author) . Spectacle, Ritual,and Social Relations: The Son of Heaven, Citizens, and Created Space in Imperial Gardens in the Northern Song. The Social Reception of Baroque Gardens (2004).
  • West, Stephen H (Author) . Empresses and funerals, pancakes and pigs: Dreaming a Dream of Splendor Past and the origins of urban literature. Literature, Culture, and World Change (2002).
  • West, Stephen H (Author) . The Emperor Sets The Pace: Court and Consumption in the Northern Song. Selected Essays on Court Culture in Cross-Cultural Perspective (2000).
  • Stephen H. West. Discarded Treasure: The Wondrous Rocks of Lingbi. Space and Cultural Fields: The Cultural Interpretation of Mobility (0).
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
CHI 461Classical Vernaculr Perfrm Lit
CHI 598Special Topics
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
CHI 493Honors Thesis
CHI 514Advanced Classical Chinese
CHI 691Seminar
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
CHI 598Special Topics
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
CHI 493Honors Thesis
CHI 514Advanced Classical Chinese
CHI 691Seminar
Summer 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
CHI 595Continuing Registration
CHI 790Reading and Conference
CHI 795Continuing Registration
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
CHI 561Readings Traditional Xiaoshuo
CHI 590Reading and Conference
CHI 592Research
CHI 593Applied Project
CHI 595Continuing Registration
CHI 599Thesis
CHI 690Reading and Conference
CHI 691Seminar
CHI 780Practicum
CHI 784Internship
CHI 790Reading and Conference
CHI 792Research
CHI 795Continuing Registration
CHI 799Dissertation
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
CHI 461Classical Vernaculr Perfrm Lit
CHI 493Honors Thesis
CHI 580Practicum
CHI 590Reading and Conference
CHI 592Research
CHI 593Applied Project
CHI 595Continuing Registration
CHI 598Special Topics
CHI 599Thesis
CHI 680Practicum
CHI 690Reading and Conference
CHI 691Seminar
CHI 780Practicum
CHI 784Internship
CHI 790Reading and Conference
CHI 792Research
CHI 795Continuing Registration
CHI 799Dissertation
Summer 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
CHI 595Continuing Registration
Spring 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
CHI 494Special Topics
CHI 598Special Topics
CHI 599Thesis
CHI 680Practicum
CHI 690Reading and Conference
CHI 691Seminar
CHI 780Practicum
CHI 784Internship
CHI 790Reading and Conference
CHI 795Continuing Registration
CHI 799Dissertation
Fall 2012
Course NumberCourse Title
CHI 307Intro to Literary Chinese I
CHI 461Classical Vernaculr Perfrm Lit
CHI 590Reading and Conference
CHI 592Research
CHI 595Continuing Registration
CHI 598Special Topics
CHI 599Thesis
CHI 680Practicum
CHI 690Reading and Conference
CHI 780Practicum
CHI 784Internship
CHI 790Reading and Conference
CHI 792Research
CHI 795Continuing Registration
CHI 799Dissertation
Presentations
  • Stephen H. West. Double Bind: Reading the Chinese City. The Splendor of Capitals: 1500 Years of East Asian Urban History (Apr 2009).
  • Stephen H West. Desire, Hermeneutics, and Pedagogy: Body and the Law in "Injustice to Dou E," "Butterfly Dream," and "the Chalk Circle.". 2nd International Conference on Violence in Pre-Modern China (Dec 2008).
  • Stephen H. West. Did Ma Zhiyuan Write "Autumn Meditations?". Western Branch, American Oriental Society (Oct 2008).
  • Stephen H. West. The Bureaucracy of Dying: The Death and Burial of a Song Emperor". International Conference of the Comparative Court Culture Society (Oct 2008).
  • West, Stephen. "Medieval to Early Modern in China: Markers of Transition in Urban Forms, 960- 1125". Annual Meeting of the Medieval Academy of America (Apr 2008).
  • West, Stephen. Discarded Treasure: The Wondrous Rocks of Lingbi. International Conference of Cultural Meanings of Mobility (Mar 2008).
Service
  • East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Graduate Director (2009 - Present)
  • Asian Studies Center, Reviewer (2009 - 2009)
  • Institute of Literature and Philosophy Academia Sinica, Taiwan, Reviewer (2008 - 2008)
  • Chinese University of Hong Kong, Evaluatior (2008 - 2008)
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