China Seminar | 12 April 2001

Revisiting “Chinese Tradition” at the Millennial Mark

Daniel W. Y. Kwok Daniel W. Y. Kwok

D.W.Y. Kwok is professor emeritus of history at the University of Hawaii, where he has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in Chinese history, Chinese intellectual history, and world civilizations. He has concurrently served in numerous administrative posts, including chair of Asian Studies, chair of the Department of History, and director of the Center for Chinese Studies. He also directs the university’s Asia Fellowships Program for Journalists. Among his publications are: Scientism in Chinese Thought, 1900-1950 (1965); Cosmology, Ontology, and Human Efficacy: Essays in Chinese Thought (with Richard J. Smith, 1993); his translation and editing of Yan Jiaqi and Gao Gao’s Turbulent Decade: A History of the Cultural Revolution (1996); and The Urbane Imagination: Ideas of Civilization in the Chinese Garden (1997). He is the founder of the China Seminar.