This podcast series presents the highlights of the acclaimed book "How to Read Chinese Poetry: A Guided Anthology" by Columbia University Press to a broad general audience. Prof Cai Zong-qi, Lee Wing Tat Chair Professor of Chinese Literature and Director of the Advanced Institute for Global Chinese Studies, is collaborating with more than 10 renowned scholars to give an even wider audience the chance to appreciate classical Chinese poetry. The podcast consists of 52 episodes, covering the major poetic genres developed from antiquity to the modern era. A team of leading experts guides listeners to explore the rich heritage of Chinese poetry, poem by poem, genre by genre, and dynasty by dynasty. Each episode provides a deep but pleasurable discussion of one or more famous poems and their cultural milieu.