Jiang Wu

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Academic Advisory Board
East Asian Studies


Ph.D Harvard University 2002

Major Field: 

East Asian Buddhism and Chinese religion

Major Publications: 

  • Enlightenment in Dispute: The Reinvention of Chan Buddhism in Seventeenth-century China (Oxford 2008)
  • Leaving for the Rising Sun: Chinese Zen Master Yinyuan and the Authenticity Crisis in Early Modern East Asia (Oxford 2015)
  • Spreading Buddha’s Word in East Asia: The Formation and Transformation of the Chinese Buddhist Canon (Columbia 2016)
  • Reinventing the Tripitaka: Transformation of the Buddhist Canon in Modern East Asia (Lexington 2017)
  • “Buddhist Geographic Information System (BGIS),”  and “The Formation of Regional Religious System in Greater China” (2002-2017).