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The 2014 Humanitas Visiting Professor in Chinese Studies

Professor David Der-wei Wang, Harvard University

First lecture: Tuesday, 13th May 2014, Mill Lane (Lecture Room 1)
From Mara Poet to Nobel Laureate: On Modern Chinese Literary Culture

Second lecture: Thursday, 15th May 2014, Mill Lane (Lecture Room 1)
The Lyrical in Epic Time: On Modern Chinese Literary Thought

Third lecture: Tuesday, 20th May 2014, Mill Lane (Lecture Room 1)
Sailing to the Sinophone World

Concluding symposium: Wednesday, 21st May, 2014 (Ramsden Room, St Catharine's College)
The Chineseness of Chinese Literature


Professor Qian Jun (University of Newcastle)
Professor Michel Hockx (SOAS)
Professor Hans van de Ven (University of Cambridge)
Dr Julia Lovell (Birkbeck College, University of London)
Dr Susan Daruvala (University of Cambridge)

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