Cornell University

CCCC - Du Heng

Friday, March 3, 2017 at 3:30pm to 5:30pm

Kroch Library, Cho Room, B59

The first Cornell Classical Chinese Colloquium speaker, Du Heng from Harvard University, will be giving a talk entitled "What was writing for? Transmission Scenes in Warring States Excavated Manuscripts" on March 3, 2017.

At each session one participant presents a text in classical or literary Chinese. Attendees discuss historical, literary, linguistic, and all other aspects of the text, and work together to resolve difficulties in comprehension and translation. Presentations include works of all sorts, from the earliest times to the twentieth century.

No preparation required: all texts will be distributed at the meeting

Event Type



Asian Studies, History, East Asia Program, Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, Global Cornell




Contact E-Mail

Contact Name

Cornell East Asia Program

Contact Phone

(607) 255-6222


Du Heng

Speaker Affiliation

Harvard University

Disability Access Information


Open To

the public

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