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Stanford-Berkeley Graduate Student Conference On Premodern Chinese Humanities

Friday, April 11Oksenberg Room, Bechtel Conference Center 3rd floor, Encina Hall, 611 Serra St., StanfordWelcome 8:45-8:55Richard Saller, Dean of Humanities and SciencesSession 1 9:00-9:50Presenter: Zhenzhen Lu (University of Pennsylvania), “Games, Temple Festivals, andDeities of Play: On Aspects of Popular Religion in a Manual on Kickball”Discussant: Armin Selbitschka (Stanford)Session 2 9:50-10:40Presenter: Xiaolin Duan (University of Washington), “Ten Scenes of West Lake:Intersection of Tourism, Visual Culture and Aesthetics during the SouthernSong”Discussant: Ronald Egan (Stanford)Break 10:40-10:55Session 3 10:55-11:45Presenter: Joshua Herr (UCLA), “The Best Laid Plans: Cultural and Political Change ina Hereditary Domain in Western Guangxi, Seventeenth through EighteenthCenturies”Discussant: Kevin Carrico (Stanford)Lunch 11:45-1:15Session 4 1:15-2:05Presenter: Yanping Lu (Stanford), “Through All Four Seasons: Wei Yingwu’sLamentation for His Wife”Discussant: Paula Varsano (Berkeley)Session 5 2:05-2:55Presenter: Irena Cronin (UCLA), “The Connection Between Ritual and Government inthe Chunqiu zuozhuan 春秋左傳: An Empirical Study”Discussant: Michael Nylan (Berkeley)Break 2:55-3:10Session 6 3:10-4:00Presenter: Jeffrey R. Tharsen (University of Chicago), “The Poetry in the Prose:Comparative Analyses of Phonetic Structures and Prosody in SelectedWestern Zhou Bronze Inscriptions, the Earliest Chapters of the Classic ofDocuments and Speeches from the Zuo Commentary to the Spring and AutumnAnnals”Discussant: Yiqun Zhou (Stanford)Session 7 4:00-4:50Presenter: Thomas J. Mazanec (Princeton), "The Gāthā in Medieval China, or, Are YouShī?"Discussant: Paula Varsano (Berkeley)

Details

When:

Friday, April 11, 2014. 08:45 AM

Where:

Oksenberg Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd Floor

Sponsor:

The Confucius Institute at Stanford, Center for East Asian Studies, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures

Contact:

723-3363
romanoff@stanford.edu

Admission:

Free and Open to the Public. RSVP