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Cornell Classical Chinese Colloquium: Beverly Bossler

Friday, March 5, 2021 at 3:30pm to 5:30pm

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Presenter: Beverly Bossler, Brown University

The Dao of soliciting a patron:  Zheng Xia   (1041-1119)'s "Letter presented to [the] Transport Intendant"  上漕車書 (Anon, Guo chao er bai jia ming xian wen cui  國朝二百家名賢文粹)

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 lead by local, national, and international scholars. No prior experience or preparation is necessary. 

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





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Beverly Bossler

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