History, Philology, and the Contemporary: Comparisons from/to China

Thursday 16 July 2015 at 2:30 PM

at the University of Chicago, Center in Paris, 6 rue Thomas Mann, Paris 13ème


Judith FARQUHAR,  (Anthropology, University of Chicago) “Let the past be of use in the present”: The ethics and politics of medical history after Mao.    GE Zhaoguang, (Humanities, Fudan University) Nation and National Language: Modern China’s struggle to construct a unified national language   LIU Dong, (Philosophy, Tsinghua University) Evolution and Revolution: Radical Change in Modern Chinese Thought.   Haun SAUSSY, (Comparative Literature, University of Chicago) An Age of Translation: Geyi 格義 and the Chinese Cosmopolitan Imaginary.   WANG Min’an, (Literary Theory, Capital Normal University) The View From On High in Chinese Culture   XIE Shaobo, (English, University of Calgary) Chinese Beginnings of Cosmopolitanism: A Genealogical Critique of Tianxiaguan.