Special Presentation featuring Christopher Rea – From Zhuangzi’s Gourd to Cinderella’s Pumpkin: Gua 瓜 as a Vehicle for the Imagination

CGIS South Room S250 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge

Speaker: Christopher Rea, Professor of Chinese, Former Director of the Centre for Chinese Research, University of British ColumbiaModerator: David Der-wei Wang, Edward C. Henderson Professor of Chinese Literature, Harvard University The Daoist philosopher Zhuangzi tells us that one remedy for a lack of imagination is to take your gourd for a ride. Confucius makes a […]