Assistant Professor

Hsiao-wen Cheng is assistant professor of Chinese religion and history in East Asian Languages and Civilizations. She is a cultural and intellectual historian interested in issues related to gender, sexuality, medicine, and religion in medieval and early modern China. Her recent publications include "Manless Women and the Sex–Desire–Procreation Link in Song Medicine" in Asian Medicine and “Before Sexual and Normal: Shifting Categories of Sexual Anomalies from Ancient to Yuan China” in Asia Major

 

Recent publications:

  • “Before Sexual and Normal: Shifting Categories of Sexual Anomalies from Ancient to Yuan China.” Asia Major, forthcoming in 2018.
  • “Manless Women and the Sex–Desire–Procreation Link in Song Medicine.” Asian Medicine: Journal of the International Association for the Study of Traditional Asian Medicine, forthcoming in 2018.
  • “What Was Good Writing (or Reading) in Eleventh-Century China? Rethinking Guwenand Its Relation to Daoxue.” Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture4.2 (November, 2017).

 

 

 

Executive Board Term End

S2019

field/interests

Health and Science Histories of Gender and Sexuality Transnational Feminisms Women of Color Feminisms