Ori Tavor

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Lecturer, Pre-modern Chinese Studies
Director, Master of Arts Program
Contact Information
Office Address: 
851 Williams Hall
Office Hours: 
Thursdays 11:00AM to 12:00PM
Phone: 
215-573-9615
Fax: 
215-573-9617
Email Address: 

Biography

Education: 

Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 2012.

Recent Courses: 

RELS001 (Religions of Asia)

EALC034/RELS184 (What is Taoism)

EALC038/RELS270 (Religion, State, and Society in East Asia)

EALC106/506 (Mapping the Chinese Body)

ELAC501 (Chinese History and Civilization)

EALC721/722 (Advanced Classical Chinese I&II)

Curriculum vitae: 

Publications

Selected Publications: 

“Xunzi,” in The Berkshire Dictionary of Chinese Biography, Vol. 1, ed. Kerry Brown, et el. Great Barrington: Berkshire Publishing Group (2014), 136-148.

“Xunzi’s Theory of Ritual Revisited: Reading Ritual as Corporal Technology,” Dao: A Journal of Comparative Philosophy 12.3 (2013): 313-330.

“Imagining the World Beyond: Representations of Heaven and the Netherworld in Early Chinese Religion, a review of Ancestral Memory in Early China by K.E. Brashier and Picturing Heaven in Early China by Lillian Tseng,” Religious Studies Review 39.2 (2013): 59-64.