Review of The Halberd at Red Cliff: Jian’an and the Three Kingdoms, by Xiaofei Tian (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Asia Center, 2018)
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Part of this chapter deals with Zhu Xi’s critique of Buddhism and Daoism: his distinction of the neo-Confucian concept of pattern-principle and virtuous governance from seemingly similar Buddhist and Daoist ideas, his concern with what he saw as both schools’ lack of social and political engagement and their rejection of eth…[Read more]
Benjamin Ridgway started the topic 2021 MLA Conference, LLC Pre-14th Century Chinese: Open Call for Panel Topic in the discussion LLC Ming and Qing Chinese on MLA Commons 8 months ago
The Pre-14th Century Chinese Literature Forum is making an open call for panel proposals on a topic of broad appeal to scholars of literary history, comparative literature, or language and literary pedagogy. MLA sessions can be either roundtables or panels with 3-4 short papers and a discussant. Panel organizers would have the opportunity to c…[Read more]
Forgive me for being chatty. A quick note that if you are attending AAS, couple of our forum members are presenting in panels as below. Please come to give support thanks.
- March 22 F, 1:30 PM – 3:15 PM Queer Renditions: From Late Imperial China to Contemporary Sinophone World Location: Room Governor’s Square 11, Plaza Bldg., C…
Li Guo started the topic Syllabi and teaching materials share on Ming Qing literature in the discussion LLC Ming and Qing Chinese on MLA Commons 1 year, 6 months ago
To warm up the discussion board here a bit, I would like to ask if colleagues who teach courses in Ming Qing fiction and drama could kindly share thoughts, questions, open access materials that are effective in classroom settings for both advanced undergraduate courses, and graduate seminars. Affiliated questions would also be…[Read more]
The executive committee for the forum strongly encourages all of our forum members to post their Calls for Papers session proposals on Ming/Qing topics by February 28!
Feel free to contact me (email@example.com) or any other committee member if you want your proposal to be considered for official forum sponsorship…[Read more]
The purpose of this course is to introduce graduate students to the tools, methods, and history of sinology. Sinology refers to the study of China as performed in a philological manner. Philology refers to the historical study of language and literature in its fullest context. It is inherently interdisciplinary. It draws on the fields of…[Read more]
Nathan Faries replied to the topic 2020 COLLABORATIVE SESSION BRAINSTORM: PRE-14TH C. CHINA and MING/QING CHINA in the discussion LLC Ming and Qing Chinese on MLA Commons 1 year, 9 months ago
Sorry about that. Try again now. I hope the settings are fixed
Nathan Faries started the topic MING/QING FORUM PLANNING MEETING: THURSDAY, JAN. 3–8:00 p.m., Sheraton Old Town in the discussion LLC Ming and Qing Chinese on MLA Commons 1 year, 9 months ago
All Ming/Qing Forum members and prospective members are welcome to bring their ideas and join the conversation on Thursday evening just before the East Asia Social Event. (8:00-8:30 p.m., and we can walk over to the social event together.)
We will meet for 30 minutes in the Old Town Room at the Sheraton Grand. Agenda items: session topics for…[Read more]
Guojun Wang replied to the topic 2020 COLLABORATIVE SESSION BRAINSTORM: PRE-14TH C. CHINA and MING/QING CHINA in the discussion LLC Ming and Qing Chinese on MLA Commons 1 year, 9 months ago
Hi Nathan, you google doc seems to be view-only. needs permission to edit. Maybe you want to change the setting.
Nathan Faries started the topic 2020 COLLABORATIVE SESSION BRAINSTORM: PRE-14TH C. CHINA and MING/QING CHINA in the discussion LLC Ming and Qing Chinese on MLA Commons 1 year, 9 months ago
We need to start planning our 2020 Forum Collaborative Session Proposal now. If you have any ideas about session topics and/or interested participants, please post to the brainstorm Google-doc below. Thank you!
Radovan Škultéty replied to the topic WELCOME! EAST ASIA SOCIAL EVENT: THURSDAY, JANUARY 3–8:45 p.m.-10:00 p.m. in the discussion LLC Ming and Qing Chinese on MLA Commons 1 year, 9 months ago
Thank you, Nathan! I was just thinking whether I needed an invite for this event. Now you have dispelled all my worries 🙂 See you in two weeks in Sheraton!
Nathan Faries replied to the topic WELCOME! EAST ASIA SOCIAL EVENT: THURSDAY, JANUARY 3–8:45 p.m.-10:00 p.m. in the discussion LLC Ming and Qing Chinese on MLA Commons 1 year, 9 months ago
Hope to see you all there! Please share this with all your colleagues.
First 60 people receive a free drink ticket. Everyone has a chance at door-prize raffle for new books.
Nathan Faries started the topic WELCOME! EAST ASIA SOCIAL EVENT: THURSDAY, JANUARY 3–8:45 p.m.-10:00 p.m. in the discussion LLC Ming and Qing Chinese on MLA Commons 1 year, 9 months ago
177: Social Hour for East Asianists, Hosted by LLC East Asian, LLC Japanese since 1900, LLC Ming and Qing Chinese, LLC Modern and Contemporary Chinese, LLC Pre-14th-Century Chinese, LLC Japanese to 1900, and LLC Korean<i></i> 8:45 PM–10:00 PM Thursday, Jan 3, 2019<i></i> Sheraton Grand – Chicago Ballroom VIII
Dear Members of the Ming-Qing Forum,
My name is Guojun Wang. I am an assistant professor of Asian Studies at Vanderbilt University; and I am running for the LLC Ming and Qing Chinese group Executive Committee. Below is a brief introduction about myself and my participation in the Ming/Qing group.
- My Research
I specialize in late imperial…[Read more]
Yuanfei Wang started the topic Candidate Statement: 2018 MLA Forum Executive Committee in the discussion LLC Ming and Qing Chinese on MLA Commons 1 year, 11 months ago
Dear Members of the LLC Ming and Qing Chinese Forum,
I am honored to be nominated as a candidate of the executive committee of the LLC Ming and Qing Chinese Forum in 2018. My name is Yuanfei Wang, an assistant professor of Chinese and comparative literature at the University of Georgia. I obtained my Ph.D degree from the department of East Asian…[Read more]
Carol Zuses started the topic Membership Suggestions for 2019 Forum Delegate Election in the discussion LLC Ming and Qing Chinese on MLA Commons 2 years ago
The next election for this forum’s Delegate Assembly representative will be held in the fall of 2019, and the forum’s executive committee will take up the matter of nominations for this election when it meets during the January 2019 convention in Chicago. Though the executive committee is responsible for making nominations, it is required to nom…[Read more]
This paper examines the voluminous “poetry talks” (shihua) written by Southern Society (Nanshe) members and focuses on two tendencies in these discourses: The general cult of sentimentality and the narrative strategy on women’s poetry. These poetic discourses succeeded the language of traditional literary criticism, but also exhibited ideals of th…[Read more]
This paper examines the birth of classicist poetry by paying attention to the Southern Society’s (Nanshe) diachronic succession of the late Qing Poetic Revolution. It provides a careful analysis on the novelty of Huang Zunxian’s poetry and shows how the Southern Society transformed Huang’s Europeanized innovation into something that was roote…[Read more]
Liana Chen started the topic MLA 2018: Ming/Qing LLC Forum Informal Gathering THURSDAY in the discussion LLC Ming and Qing Chinese on MLA Commons 2 years, 8 months ago
Dear friends and colleagues, hope this find you well. There will be an informal gathering for all the LLC Ming/Qing Chinese forum members on
Thursday, Jan. 4, 8:45-10:00 p.m. in the New York Hilton Midtown, room Conference C.
All are welcome to join us to discuss proposals and session ideas for the 2019 MLA convention.
Looking forward to seeing…[Read more]
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