Tag: Beida

S. K. Chow (周思敬)

My student for this week is Clarence Sze King Chow (周思敬, pinyin Zhōu SīJìng; courtesy name 仲久/Zhòng Jiǔ). Like many other Chinese students of this era, his travels were not limited to the United States, and he would serve as consul to Cuba and Australia under the Republic of China.

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Z. C. Hsu (徐仁錆)

I have another great student this week, with name changes, political intrigue, lying, and terrible teaching ability! This post has it all, and the best (?) part is that many of my sources can’t be verified because they are all incredibly biased! This week I bring you the story of Zun Chan Hsu (徐仁錆, pinyin Xú Rénqiāng), who also went by the names 徐子明(Xú Zimíng) and 徐光 (pinyin Xú Guāng).

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T. King (金濤)

Going way back this time, I thought I’d profile one of the very first Boxer Indemnity Scholars: King Tao (金濤, pinyin Jīn Tāo), who was part of the first cohort of Indemnity Scholars in 1909.

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