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December 2017

Jing Tsu – Key Strokes: What Made the Chinese Script Revolution

December 4 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
CGIS Knafel K262, 1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Speaker: Jing Tsu, Yale University It is tempting to understand the Chinese script revolution of the modern era as part of a familiar narrative of vengeance.  The Chinese language was idealized then disparaged by the Europeans, on this view, banished then revived only to play a mere prop in different fantasies about the Orient.  That Chinese was simplified and romanized into pinyin in the twentieth century--both claimed as Mao's achievements--merged readily with the narrative of China's rise in the twentieth and…

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January 2018

China Humanities Seminar – Paul Kroll

January 29, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
CGIS Knafel K262, 1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Speaker: Paul Kroll, University of Colorado Check back soon for more information!

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February 2018

China Humanities Seminar – Evelyn (Chiung-yin) Liu

February 26, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
CGIS Knafel K262, 1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Speaker: Evelyn (Chiung-yin) Liu,  Academia Sinica, HYI Visiting Scholar Chiung-yun Evelyn Liu is an Associate Research Fellow at the Institute of Chinese Literature and Philosophy, Academia Sinica, Taiwan. She earned her B.A. from National Taiwan University, M.A. from Columbia University and Ph.D. from Harvard University. Her research interests include literature of the fantastic, mediations on historical memory, and the intersection of knowledge production, cultural imagination and psychological responses to the foreign in late imperial China. She is completing a book manuscript,…

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May 2018

China Humanities Seminar – Amelia Ying Qin

May 7, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
CGIS Knafel K262, 1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Speaker: Amelia Ying Qin,  University of Houston Amelia Ying Qin graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, with a Ph.D. in Chinese literature (2013) from the Department of East Asian Languages and Literature and an M.A. (2010) from the School of Library and Information Studies. Prior to her study in Madison, she also completed degrees at the University of Rhode Island and Fudan University in Shanghai, China. Her current research interest is in the relationship and dynamics between cultural memory and historiography in…

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