These papers document Liu's career at Stanford University and include correspondence with colleagues and students, 1971-86;
correspondence with publishers and associations, 1969-84; minutes, memoranda, and other records pertaining to departmental
and university matters, 1968-85; correspondence and records pertaining to NEH summer seminars he taught, 1976-85; and some
curriculum materials such as doctoral reading lists and exams and ditto masters for class handouts, 1969-84.
James J. Y. Liu, noted scholar in the field of Chinese literature, taught at Stanford University from 1967 until his death
in 1986. He served as chairman of the Department of Asian Languages from 1969 to 1975 and, beginning in 1977, held a courtesy
appointment as professor of comparative literature.
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