Below is an abbreviated schedule, highlighting just a few of the many presentations in the two-day workshop. See event flyer for a full schedule.
Friday, Aug. 17
11:30 AM –12:10 PM | Tian Xiaofei (Harvard Univ.): “Material & Symbolic Economies: Early Medieval Chinese Letters about the Transfer of Objects”
3:00–3:40 PM | Antje Richter (Univ. of Colorado): “Letters of Familial Admonition in the Han & Six Dynasties Periods”
3:40–4:20 PM | Zeb Raft (Univ. of Alberta): “Poetry of Exchange & Response: An Early Medieval Tradition of Epistolary Verse”
Saturday, Aug. 18
10:50–11:30 AM | Ronald Egan (Stanford Univ.): “Su Shi’s Informal Letters in Literature & Life”
3:00–3:40 PM | Son Suyoung (Univ. of Colorado): “Epistolary Space for Book Proprietorship in Late Imperial China”
4:40–5:20 PM | Tsai Weipin (Univ. of London, Royal Holloway): “A Delicate Matter: Mailing Practices in Late Qing & Early Republican China”
5:20–6:00 PM | Bonnie McDougall (Univ. of Sydney): “Love-letters: Universal & Infinite Variations of Writing & Desire”
For additional information, please contact Antje Ritcher firstname.lastname@example.org.