The Power of Needlework: Embroidery in Late Imperial China
Main Research Interests
My research interests center on Chinese visual culture and material culture in the late imperial period. I am also interested in applying digital research methods to Chinese studies.
Annotated and Edited Books
“Sanyuan xianzhi (Sanyuan Local Chronicles of the Qianlong Period)” Annotated. (Forthcoming)
“Qifeng shuyuan dawen (Analects of Qifeng Academy)” Yongpu Yao, Annotated by Kangsong Guo, Lu Wang. Huaxia Publication House, 2013. (ISBN 978-7-5080-7488-7)
“Xiangyang fuzhi (Xiangyang Local Chronicles)” E Chen, Hubei People’s Press, 2009. Annotated Vol.19. (ISBN 978-7-216-05875-9)
“Hanzi yinxing sucha (Looking Up Chinese Characters in the New Way)” Hongchuan Yi, Xun Zhai, New World Press, 2004. Editorial Contributor. (ISBN 7-80187-291-6, Patent No. 200310111531.X)
“Jicheng yu chuangxin: guji nongshitu huizhi shoufa tanxi (Continuity and Innovation: Drawing Techniques of Chinese Agricultural Illustrations in Ancient Books)” Lu Wang, Journal of Northwest Agriculture and Forestry University (Social Science Edition), Vol.16, No.2, 2016.
“Qingdai yuzhi Gengzhitu de bianzuan tezheng ji wenxian jiazhi (The Features and Values of Farming and Weaving Pictures in the Qing Dynasty)” Lu Wang, Cuiling Yu, Lantai World, No.18, 2015.
“Qingdai yuzhi Gengzhitu de banben he kanke tanjiu (An Exploration of the Editions of Farming and Weaving Pictures in the Qing Dynasty)” Lu Wang, Journal of Northwest Agriculture and Forestry University (Social Science Edition), Vol.13, No.2, 2013.
“Qigndai yuzhi wenxian bianzuan shuolue (Preliminary Research on Imperial Literature of the Qing Dynasty)” Lu Wang, Journal of Xianyang Normal University, Vol.26, No.1, 2011.
“Shilun Lu Wenchao shuxin zhong jiaokan sixiang fangfa (Wenchao Lu’s Annotation Methodology Reflected in His Letters)” Lu Wang, Journal of Northwest Agriculture and Forestry University (Social Science Edition), Vol.9, No.3, 2009.
“Shijing Zhong de yueqi zhonglei ji jige xiangguan wenti tantao (The Classification of Instruments in the Book of Songs and the Discussion of Several Relevant Questions)” Lu Wang, Journal of Shaanxi Institute of Education, Vol.22, No.2, 2006.
"The Changing Role of Textile Making: Text Analysis of Digitized Lienü zhuan, 2021 Annual Conference of Association for Asian Studies, Virtual, March 2021."
Study a Long History by Text Analysis: Chinese Court Costume as an Example, Historiographical Innovations: A Conference on Emerging Historical Practices, McMaster University & Wilson Institute for Canadian History, Hamilton, ON, November 2018.
Text Mining for Descriptors of Chinese Court Costumes, Western Research Forum, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, March 2018.
The Changing Portrayal of Chinese Silkworm Deity in Later Imperial China, 2016 Annual Conference of Association for Asian Studies, Seattle, WA, April 2016.
Qingdai yuzhi gengzhitu de wenxian tezheng ji qi zai riben de liuchuan (The Features of Farming and Weaving Pictures and Its Transmission in Japan), Court Classics and East Asian Culture International Conference 2013, the Palace Museum, Beijing, July 2013.
Chinese Object Study Workshop: Chinese Textiles, Mellon funded, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY, USA, June 2019.
- "Contributor for Sinology, The Digital Orientalist"