Parker Chan   

Parker Chan


Tel  3943 8718


Parker Chan completed his bachelor and master in Chinese Language and Literature at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) and is currently a doctoral candidate at the University of Oxford. His main research interests lie in history of Chinese classics, pre-Han and Han Chinese texts, excavated texts, and classical interpretations. Parker compiled and taught Chinese language and culture courses in Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hang Seng University of Hong Kong, Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong, and University of Oxford. Courses include Cantonese, Mandarin, and classical Chinese culture. Besides teaching and research, Parker enjoys Chinese writing. Personal website:

Selected Publications

(pending). "Han Shi waizhuan 韓詩外傳 (Outer Commentary on Han Interpretative Line of Filiations to the Odes)". Database of Religious History. Vancouver: The University of British Columbia.

2021. "Shijing 詩經 (Classic/Book of Odes/Songs)". Database of Religious History. Vancouver: The University of British Columbia.

2020. "On the Chinese Title 'tiaotanglu' 蜩螗錄" 《蜩螗錄》得名緣起. Dissonance 1: 8.

2020. "Language, Culture, Nation: What is Chinese?" 誰主Chinese——中文/國(華)語/中國語文/中國(華)文化/中國人/其他. Dissonance 1: 29-34.

2018. "Excavated Texts and Poetry Recensions in Han Dynasty: A Case Study of Lu Shi". Southeast Conference of the Association for Asian Studies (SEC/AAS) 57th Annual Meeting, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, USA。

2018. "The Affiliation of Classicists and the Transmission of Knowledge in the recensions of the Classic of Poetry in Mid-Late Western Han" 漢代《詩》學儒生歸派與學術傳承——以西漢中晚期魯詩學派為切入點. 2nd Conference of "Reinvestigating the History of Chinese Classics (I): A Reevaluation of Pre-Medieval Texts", Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan.

2016. "The Case Against the Fifth Recension of Odes Interpretation in Han Times" 漢代「第五家《詩》」說獻疑. Journal of Chinese Studies 63: 1-32.

2012. "Fragments of the Shijing of the Three Scholastic Lines: Some Remarks on the Shijing Citations Found in the Lunheng". The International Journal of the Humanities 9.11: 71-78.