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Xingke tiben: A Murder Case from 1762

Friday, April 21, 2023 at 3:30pm to 5:30pm

Rockefeller Hall, 374 Asian Studies Lounge
Central Campus

Xingke tiben: A Murder Case from 1762

CCCC with Matthew Sommer (History, Stanford)

The Cornell Classical Chinese Colloquium (CCCC) 古文品讀 is a reading group for scholars interested in premodern Sinographic (古文) text. The group typically meets monthly during the semester to explore a variety of classical Chinese texts and styles. Other premodern texts linked to classical Chinese in Japanese, Korean, and Vietnamese have been explored. Presentations include works from the earliest times to the 20th century. Workshop sessions are led by local, national, and international scholars.

All are welcome, with any level of experience with classical Chinese or Sinographic text.

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


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Matthew Sommer

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History, Stanford University

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A light meal is served after the colloquium.

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Those with basic classical Chinese or Sinographic text literacy.

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