New Perspectives on Medieval Chinese Poetry

21st – 22nd  Feb 2013
Boulder, USA

A special conference in celebration of the 30th anniversary of the UCB Department of Asian Languages and Civilizations. All sessions in Old Main Chapel. For further details please contact Paul W. Kroll Professor of Chinese Dept. of Asian Languages & Civilizations University of Colorado Mail.


Thursday, February 21 

9:00 Welcoming Remarks
Steven Leigh, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences

9:15 “Shen Who Couldn’t Write: Liu Jun (430-464) and Poetry”
Robert Joe Cutter, Arizona State University

10:30 “An Offering to the Prince: Wang Bo’s ‘Fu on Lotus Picking’”
Ding Xiang Warner, Cornell University


11:45 – 1:15 lunch break


1:15 “Re-creating the Odes: The Performative Space of One Extra Syllable”
Ping Wang, Princeton University

2:30 “Who Wrote That? Attribution in Northern Song ci”
Stephen Owen, Harvard University

3:45 – 4:15 refreshments, Old Main 3rd floor

4:15 “When There Is a Parallel Text in Prose: Reading Lu You’s
1170 Yangzi River Journey in Poetry and in Prose”
Ronald C. Egan, Stanford University


Friday, February 22

9:15 “Ruan Ji on Pristine Thoughts and Divine Visions”
Timothy Wai-Keung Chan, Hong Kong Baptist University

10:30 “Judith Gautier and the Invention of Chinese Poetry”
Pauline Yu, American Council of Learned Societies


11:45 – 1:15 lunch break

1:15 “Trading Literary Competence: Exchange Poetry in the
Jin Dynasty”
Wendy Swartz, Rutgers University

2:30 “Ruin and Remembrance in Early Medieval Poetry: The
‘Fu on the Ruined City’ by Bao Zhao”
David R. Knechtges, University of Washington

3:45 – 4:15 refreshments, Old Main 3rd floor

4:15 “The Heyue yingling ji and the Attributes of High Tang Verse”
Paul W. Kroll, University of Colorado


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