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Cornell Classical Chinese Colloquium with Shuheng "Diana" Zhang

Friday, September 11, 2020 at 3:30pm to 5:30pm

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Get your classical Chinese mojo going with: "Rhetorical and Receptional Politics of Cheng Xuanying’s (ca. 605-690) Commentary on Zhuangzi"

Shuheng "Diana" Zhang, a Ph.D. student at the University of Pennsylvania presents.

CCCC is a reading group for students and scholars with an interest in premodern Sinographic text.

All are welcome, at any level of experience with classical Chinese. Please email us to register and receive the log-in credentials.

At each session, one participant presents a text in classical Chinese. Attendees discuss historical, literary, linguistic, and 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.

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After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

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Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, Asian Studies, East Asia Program, Asian & Asian American Center, History, Cornell China Center



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Diana Zhang

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University of Pennsylvania

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