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Dr Song, Gang 宋剛

Title:
Associate Dean, Faculty of Arts
Associate Professor

Faculty:

Professional Qualifications
YearAwarding InstitutionQualification
University of Southern CaliforniaPhD
Peking UniversityMA
Peking UniversityBA
Biography

宋剛博士於2008年加入香港大學中文學院,現為中國歷史副教授。他曾在美國加州大學爾灣分校及拉斐特學院任教,講授中國歷史文化。宋博士對中國宗教史、中西文化交流史有廣泛興趣,而本人側重於基督教與明清中國社會的研究。他已發表多篇有關的學術論文,專著《艾儒略、「口鐸日抄」及晚明福建的耶儒對話主義》將於近期出版。目前從事的研究項目有十七世紀的中國聖母崇拜(優配研究金)、早期天主教的《聖經》漢譯(合著)、明清中西文化的相遇和對觀(編著)等。宋博士講授過的課程包括:中國歷史專題(CHIN1201)、傳統中國文化(CHIN1207)、民俗學與現代中國文化(CHIN1213,北大合作暑期課程)、基督教與中國文化(CHIN2254)、中西文化交流史(CHIN2268)、明清文化視野中的西方(CCCH9004,港大核心課程)等。此外,他還擔任博士生及碩士生導師,指導相關課題的研究。

Dr Song Gang joined the University of Hong Kong in 2008. He is now Associate Professor of Chinese History in the School of Chinese. Previously he taught Chinese history and culture at the University of California (Irvine) and Lafayette College. Dr Song has broad interests in Chinese religions and the cultural exchanges between China and the West in history, while his research focuses on Christianity in late imperial China. He has published a number of academic articles in this field, and his first monograph on late Ming Christian-Confucian dialogism will be published in 2015. The projects that he is currently working on include Chinese Marian devotions in the 17th century (General Research Fund), early Catholic bible translations in China (co-authored book), and China’s encounters with the West from 1600 to 1900 (edited volumes). Dr Song has taught the following courses: Topical Studies of Chinese History (CHIN1201), Traditional Chinese Culture (CHIN1207), Folklore and Modern Chinese Culture (CHIN1213, HKU-PKU Summer Programme), Christianity and Chinese Culture (CHIN2254), History of China-West Cultural Exchanges (CHIN2268), and Ideas and Images of the West in Late Imperial China (CCCH9004, HKU Common Core Course). In addition, he supervises MPhil and PhD students who conduct research on related subjects.

 
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
2003 - presentMemberEUCHINA Newsgroup, Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven, Belgium
2000 - presentMemberAssociation for Asian Studies, USA
2010 - presentMemberChristian Study Center on Chinese Religion and Culture (Hong Kong)
2007 - presentMemberChinese Christian Studies (on Google Groups)
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Area of Expertise:
Area of Expertise (EN)Area of Expertise (ZH)
Studies on Ming-Qing society明清社會研究
History of Christianity in East Asia (with a focus on China)基督教東亞傳教史 (以中國為重心)
History of cartography in China中國地圖學史
Confucian intellectual history (with a focus on Song-Ming Neo-Confucianism)儒家思想史 (以宋明理學為重心)
Classical Chinese literature and criticism中國古典文學及文論
China-West historical studies中西關係史研究
Buddhism in late imperial China帝制晚期的中國佛教
Spoken Languages:
Spoken Language(s) (EN)Spoken Language(s) (ZH)
English, Putonghua英語、普通話
Written Languages:
Written Language(s) (EN)Written Language(s) (ZH)
English, Chinese英文、中文
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