Current Member

Tamara Chin

Frederick Burkhardt Fellowship funded by the American Council of Learned Societies
Affiliation
Historical Studies
Field of Study
Comparative Literature
Home Institution
Brown University

Tamara Chin’s research approaches the Silk Road as a modern idea—one of several conceptual frameworks and rhetorical tropes of China’s interconnected antiquity that emerged during the century spanning new imperialism and the Cold War, from ca. 1870 to ca. 1970.

Dates at IAS
Member
  • Historical Studies
9/2019current
Degrees
University of California, Berkeley Ph.D., 2005
Honors
ACLS Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowship 2019-2020
American Comparative Literature Association Harry Levin Prize 2016
Appointments
Brown University 2014 Associate Professor
University of Chicago 2006–2013 Assistant Professor