Presentations during 2003-2004
Past papers are available to the registered members and associate members of the seminar (please write to the co-chairs for password). Non-members should make their requests directly to the speakers.
September 20, 2003
Victor Mair (University of Pennsylvania): "Animals and Values in Early Chinese Ideology."
November 22, 2003
Christopher Beckwith (Indiana University): "The Japanese-Koguryoic Peoples and Early China."
David Branner (University of Maryland): "On the A/B Distinction in the Early Chinese Lexicon."
January 24, 2004
Miranda Brown (University of Michigan): "Friends
or Subordinates? Political Association and Mourning in the Eastern Han."
Guolong Lai (Columbia University): "The Jing /Ji /Zhuan Structure of the Sangfu: A New Approach to the Dating of Ritual Texts."
March 27, 2004
David Pankenier (Lehigh University): "A
Brief History of Beiji (Northern Culmen),
with an Excurses on the Astral Origins of Di."
Huang Xiaofen (
Andrew Meyer (
May 15, 2004
Xu Shaohua (Wuhan
New Exploration on the Establishment and Development of the System of
Prefecture and County in the South Region of Yangtse
River from Excavated Materials."
Barry Blakeley (Seton Hall University): "On the Authenticity and Nature of the Zuozhuan" Revisited."
Susan Weld (The U.S. Congress): "Coping with Official Corruption and Malfeasance in Early China: Examples from Excavated Texts."