Chinese learning goes West : the reception and development of traditional Chinese thought in modern Europe, North America, and beyond : Session B

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Centre for Humanities Research and the Department of Chinese, Lingnan University

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Lingnan Prism Symposium Series (3.3)

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9:00 p.m. -- 12:15 a.m.


Online Session via Zoom


The symposium is organized by Prof. Stephen RODDY and Prof. CAI Zong-qi. The session is moderated by Prof. Stephen RODDY and the closing remarks is delivered by Prof. CAI Zong-qi. Each presentation is followed by a Q&A session. Session B includes the following presentations,

  • The “Porcelain” Pagoda of Nanjing as Design Fiction, ca. 1400-1900 / Ellen HUANG, ArtCenter College of Design
  • Yogācāra, Compulsive Behavior, and Life-Sustaining Creativity / Chta-ju CHANG, Brooklyn College, and Kurt SPELLMEYER, Rutgers University
  • Max Weber, Charisma, and Confucian Ethics / ZHANG Chunjie, University of California, Davis
  • Chinese Tragedy and the Political Life of Literary Criticism / Nan Z. DA, University of Notre Dame
  • Where was China?: Qing Geodesy to the Early Modern World / Minghui HU, UC Santa Cruz
  • Gary Snyder, Kenneth Rexroth, and Other Worthy Sages of the Bamboo Grove / Jason WIRTH, Seattle University

This symposium is under the auspice of a broader project on the dissemination of Chinese culture led by Professor Yuan Xingpei of Peking University. Symposium papers, after successful peer-review, will be published in a volume in the Brill book series Chinese Texts in the World.



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Huang, E., Chang, C.-j., Spellmeyer, K., Zhang, C., Da, N. Z., Hu, M., Wirth, J., Cai, Z.-q., & Roddy, S. (2021, July 6). Chinese learning goes West: The reception and development of traditional Chinese thought in modern Europe, North America, and beyond: Session B [Video podcast]. Retrieved from