Ari Daniel Levine specializes in the cultural and intellectual history of early modern China, and teaches a broad range of courses in Chinese, East Asian, and world history.
His book Divided by a Common Language: Factional Conflict in Late Northern Song China was published by University of Hawaii Press in 2008. He has also written two chapters for Volume 5 of the Cambridge History of China, published in 2009. He has also published articles in T'oung Pao, Asia Major, Journal of World History, The Medieval History Journal, and East Asian Science, Technology, and Medicine.
He currently serves as Editor of the Journal of Song-Yuan Studies.
He is completing a book project on urban space and cultural memory in the Northern Song capital of Kaifeng, and starting another on visual experience in early modern China. Since 2011, he has been a Research Associate of the Cluster of Excellence Asia and Europe in a Global Context at Heidelberg University, where he is working on an international collaborative project on Chinese intellectual history.
Senior Scholarship in Chinese Studies, Fulbright-IIE, 2009
Fellowship for American Research in the Humanities in China, American Council of Learned Societies, 2010
Research Fellowship, Cluster of Excellence Asia and Europe in a Global Context, Heidelberg University, 2011-2012
Research Fellowship, Willson Center for the Humanities and Arts, 2012-2013
Conference Grant, ACLS Comparative Perspectives on Chinese Culture and Society program, Conference "Standards of Validity in Late Imperial China," Heidelberg University, 2013