Beata Grant

Beata Grant

​Professor of Chinese and Religious Studies
PhD, Stanford University
research interests:
  • Buddhism
  • Chinese religion and literature
  • Pre-modern Chinese women's literature and culture
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    • Washington University
      CB 1111
      One Brookings Drive
      St. Louis, MO 63130-4899
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    Professor Grant's research and teaching interests include Chinese women's writing of the premodern period, and the history of Chinese Buddhist nuns from the late imperial and early republican periods.

    Courses Taught

    • L23 106 Intro to Hinduism, Buddhism, and East Asian Religions
    • L23 311 Buddhist Traditions
    • L04 341 Literature of Early and Imperial China
    • L04 382/482 Writing Women of Imperial China
    • L23 418 Gender and Sexuality in East Asian Religions
    • L23 4711 Topics in Religious Studies: Gender and Religion in China
    • L04 477 Reading Seminar in Chinese Traditional Poetry
    • L23 479 Seminar in Religious Studies: Engendering Religious Studies
    • L04 481 Reading Seminar in Religion and Chinese Literature
    • L04 490 Topics in Chinese Literature & History: Writing Women of Late Imperial and Republican China
    • L04 521 Practicum in Literary Translation (Chinese)


    Selected Publications