Lionel Jensen

East Asian Languages and Cultures, History

Phone
574-631-7699
Email
Jensen.21@nd.edu
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Associate Professor of East Asian Languages and Cultures and Concurrent Associate Professor of History

  • History of chinese religion and thought
  • Folklore
  • Early sino-western contact
  • Chinese nationalism

Jensen in the News

Catholic cardinal, others arrested on Hong Kong security law

Zen’s arrest marks “the darkest day to date in the Chinese Communist Party’s incremental destruction of the vitality of Hong Kong and is likely to provoke a reconsideration by the Vatican of its several-year long diplomatic engagement with Beijing over the ordination of bishops,” said Lionel Jensen, associate professor of East Asian languages and cultures at the University of Notre Dame, who helped welcome Zen to the U.S. school in 2019.

Hong Kong arrests 90-year-old cardinal on foreign collusion charges

Lionel Jensen, an associate professor of East Asian languages and cultures at the University of Notre Dame, said Zen’s arrest “sounds the death knell of Hong Kong.”