Cornell University

CCCC - Steven Miles

Friday, October 20, 2017 at 3:30pm to 5:30pm

Kroch Library, B59 - Cho Room

The Third Cornell Classical Chinese Colloquium speaker of the 2017-18 year will be Associate Professor Steven Miles from the Washington University in Saint Louis giving a talk on October 20, 2017 entitled "Cantonese Migrant Networks: Two Stone Inscriptions from the West River Basin (粵東會館甲申年創造垻頭碑記 (1765) and 重建粵東會館碑記 (1788))"

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

Conference/Workshop, Cultural, Reading, Research, Seminar, Presentation


College of Arts & Sciences, Asian Studies, History, East Asia Program, Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, Society for the Humanities


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Contact Name

Sean Cronan


Steven Miles

Speaker Affiliation

Washington University in Saint Louis

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