Imperial Chinese Literature and Culture Workshop

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Saturday, February 2, 2019
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Bunche Hall 10383


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Imperial Chinese Literature and Culture Workshop 

 

The workshop is open to faculty and students only. RSVP required.

 

The UCLA Center for Chinese Studies will be hosting one-day workshop on imperial Chinese literature and culture on Saturday, February 2, 2019.

The workshop will feature presentations by graduate students engaged in a variety of projects on imperial Chinese literature and culture. The students selected for participation in the workshop will present their works-in-progress, which will receive comments by three guest scholars and workshop participants.

We have invited three eminent scholars to comment on papers in the workshop: Maram Epstein, who is engaged in research on Ming-Qing novels, gender, and most recently ritual, the body, and representation of self; Martin W. Huang, a specialist in the cultural and literary histories of late imperial China, gender, and memory; and Wei Shang, known for his pioneering work in the fields of pre-modern Chinese literature, print culture, and intellectual history.

 Every presentation will be 10 minutes. Presentations will be followed by 30 minutes of commentary and 20 minutes of general discussion.

 

 9:00-9:30

 Check-in

 9:00-9:35

 Yinghui Wu

 Introduction

 9:35-10:45

 Philip Hsu, UCLA, “ ‘They were here’: Remembrance of Notable Individuals to the Lingyin Monastery”

 Wanmeng Li, UCLA, “Literati Influence and the Transmission of Dongxiao Poetry Anthology

 10:50-12:00

 Xu MA, UC Irvine, “Boudoir and Temple: Re-Imagining Women’s Social Spaces in Late Imperial China”

 Meimei Zhang, UCLA, “The Stringless and Broken Instrument: the Representation of the Qin and Buddhism in the Northern Song”

 12:00-1:00

 Intermission

 Lunch not provided

 1:10-2:55

 Jinsu Kim, University of Oregon, “Phlegm and Tears: the Qi Monistic Vision of Rulin Waishi

 Yuqing Liu, University of British Columbia, “Body, Medicine and Ghost: The Narrative Function of Disease in Jin Ping Mei Cihua

 Ying WANG, UCLA,  “Illness and Identity Transformation in Late Imperial Chinese Fiction”

 2:55-3:00

 Yinghui Wu

 Closing Remarks

 

Sponsor(s): Center for Chinese Studies, University of California Humanities Research Institute