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Classical Chinese | Stephen Teiser, Princeton University

Friday, May 20, 2022 at 3:30pm to 5:30pm

Rockefeller Hall, Asian Studies Lounge 3rd Floor
Central Campus

The Cornell Classical Chinese Colloquium (CCCC) is pleased to welcome Stephen Teiser, of Princeton University to lead our final CCCC text reading of the semester. HYBRID

He will present one or two Chinese Buddhist liturgical texts (zhaiwen 齋文) composed largely in parallel prose (pianliwen 駢儷文 or siliuwen 四六文)

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. No preparation is required, all texts will be distributed at the meeting.

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Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, Asian Studies, History, East Asia Program, China and Asia-Pacific Studies, Cornell China Center


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Princeton University

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