Chloe Starr

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Associate Professor of Asian Christianity and Theology
409 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT 06511-2167

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Chloë Starr joined Yale Divinity School as an Assistant Professor of Asian Christianity and Theology in 2009. She previously taught classical Chinese literature at the universities of Durham, where she was Senior Tutor of St John’s College, and Oxford. She has published on Chinese literature and Chinese theology; recent works include Red-light Novels of the late Qing (Brill, 2007), a co-edited volume The Quest for Gentility in China (Routledge, 2007, 2009) and an edited volume Reading Christian Scriptures in China (Continuum, 2008). She is currently editing and translating a reader in Chinese Christian theology and working on a monograph on Chinese intellectual Christianity. Recent conference papers include a study of Honglou meng editions in translation and Honglou meng sequel paratexts. She spent 2008-09 as a research fellow at Renmin University, Beijing and Tao Fong Shan, Hong Kong, and holds honorary posts as Adjunct Researcher at the Institute for the Promotion of Chinese Lang. and Culture, Renmin University of China, and as Research Fellow at the Institute of Sino-Christian Studies, Hong Kong. Courses taught include ‘Chinese and Japanese Christian Literature,’ as well as Divinity courses ‘Asian American Theology,’ ‘China Travel Seminar,’ ‘Chinese Protestantism,’ and ‘Introduction to East Asian Theology.’