Professor Stephen Owen awarded prestigious Tang Prize

July 17, 2018
Stephen Owen
It is an immense pleasure and honor to share with you all the news that Professor Stephen Owen has been awarded the prestigious Tang Prize for lifetime contributions to Sinology:
 
"Stephen Owen has been the single most important scholar of Chinese Classical poetry in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. A leading scholar on Tang poetry, he has also written widely in other literary fields, and has translated important writings in both prose and poetry. To this work, he brings not only penetrating Sinology, but also a breadth of comparative applications and theoretical sophistication that have made his scholarship unique worldwide."
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Please join us in congratulating Professor Stephen Owen on his fabulous award!

Nota Bene: The 2018 Tang Prize in Sinology has been jointly awarded to Stephen Owen and to Yoshinobu Shiba.