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Cornell Classical Chinese Colloquium with Mara Du

Friday, November 11, 2022 at 3:30pm to 5:30pm

Rockefeller Hall, Asian Studies Lounge third floor
Central Campus

The Cornell Classical Chinese Colloqium (CCCC) 古文品讀 is pleased to have Yue (Mara) Du (History, Cornell University) lead the text reading titled, A Taiping General’s Poem in the Anti-Qing Revolution.

Faculty hosts: TJ Hinrichs (History, Cornell) and Suyoung Son (Asian Studies, Cornell). Sponsored by the East Asia Program. 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. At each session, a participant presents a classical Chinese text. Attendees discuss historical, literary, linguistic, and other aspects of the text, working together to resolve difficulties in comprehension and translation. No preparation is required, all texts will be distributed at the meeting.

This text-reading is hybrid. If you are unable to attend in person, you may register in advance here.

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TJ Hinrichs or Suyoung Son


Yue (Mara) Du

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History, Cornell University

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There are ramps and elevators. Additional provisions can be made with advance notice.

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