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3 Research Items
Textual history, editorial practices, and intertextuality in the Zǔtáng jí 祖堂集, with analysis of related Chán Buddhist texts (e.g., Bǎolín zhuàn 寶林傳, Quánzhōu Qiānfó xīnzhù zhūzǔshī sòng 泉州千佛新著諸祖師頌, Jǐngdé chuándēng lù 景德傳燈錄); XML/TEI editions of the Zǔtáng jí and the Qiānfó sòng; interested in manuscript/print culture and graphic variants (yìtǐzì 異體字) of the Zǔtáng jí and Dūnhuáng manuscripts of the 9th and 10th c. For more information, please consult; https://www.laurentvancutsem.com.
January 2021 - June 2021
- Research Assistant
- Course: "Buddhism: Text and Material Culture" (45h). Responsibility: introduction to Scholarly Digital Editions (SDE), XML, and TEI. Teach how to produce a TEI-based edition of a Dūnhuáng 敦煌 manuscript (transcription, collection and identification of variant characters, production of scholarly diplomatic and regularised editions, with critical apparatus). Public: 1st year Master students in Oriental Languages and Cultures (Sinology) and Chinese exchange students.
January 2019 - present
- Text input, TEI mark-up, and variant characters editing for the Database of Medieval Chinese Texts
- - Collection and input of variant characters and phonetic loan characters of the Zǔtáng jí 祖堂集 and related Dūnhuáng 敦煌 manuscripts (e.g., S.1635). - TEI (Text Encoding Initiative) editions of Chán Buddhist texts: TEI diplomatic and regularised editions, with a focus on philological features (yìtǐzì 異體字, tōngjiǎzì 通假字, ézì 訛字, textual variants, etc.): Zǔtáng jí 祖堂集 (K.1503; selected passages) and Quánzhōu Qiānfó xīnzhù zhūzǔshī sòng 泉州千佛新著諸祖師頌 (Or.8210/S.1635).
September 2013 - September 2015
This paper attempts to examine the genealogical framework of “lamp records” (denglu 燈錄) of the Chan Buddhist tradition using analytical tools and methods of Historical Social Network Analysis (HSNA) and graph theory. As an exploratory study, the primary objectives are to investigate the possibilities offered by HSNA and visualization tools for rese...
This paper examines Chán master Jìngxiū’s preface to the original Zǔtáng jí in one scroll, which was presented to him by Jìng and Yún at the Zhāoqìng monastery in Quánzhōu around the mid-tenth century. Building on a recent TEI-based edition, it offers an annotated translation and comprehensive analysis of the preface, with special attention to its...
Description of an .xlsx (Microsoft Excel) table related to the Zǔtáng jí 祖堂集 (Collection of the Patriarchal Hall; K.1503) published on the Database of Medieval Chinese Texts (Ghent University and Dharma Drum Institute of Liberal Arts 法鼓文理學院).
Examining issues of textual history related to the Qiānfó sòng, including Kinugawa Kenji's 衣川賢次 (2010) hypothesis of a multi-layered composition; clarify the relationship between the Qiānfó sòng and the Zǔtáng jí.