Yuzhou Bai

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Special Collections Catalog and Metadata Librarian

Sawyer Library
At Williams since 2023


B.A. Peking University, Religious Studies (2012)
M.A. Peking University, Religious Studies (2015)
M.A. Princeton University, Asian Studies (2018)

Areas of Expertise

Cataloging and classification, Comparative religion, Chinese philology and intellectual history

Scholarship/Creative Work

(With Roger C. Schonfeld). “What Is a Research Core? A Primer on a Critical Component of the Research Enterprise.” Ithaka S+R. December 2021.

“一件光榮的小抄: 普林斯頓大學藏科舉考試作弊衣的歷史 (Honoring a Cheat Sheet: A History of the Chinese Cribbing Garment Held by Princeton University Library).” Presentation, Young Scholars’ Forum in Chinese Studies, Chinese University of Hong Kong. May 28, 2021.

“Manipulating Age and Fashioning Narratives of Child Prodigies in Medieval China (400-1000).” Presentation, Workshop on Chronological Age, American Historical Association. January 6, 2021.

“Review of Struve, Lynn A., The Dreaming Mind and the End of the Ming World. H-Buddhism, H-Net Reviews. November 2020.

“Weaving the Exemplary Childhood: Biographical Precepts and Children’s Education in Early Medieval China (220-589).” Presentation, Annual Meeting, Association of Asian Studies. March 24, 2019.

Professional Affiliations