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Title: IL/IN East Asian Summer Seminar on the Art of Reading Chinese Literature
Sharing: Public
Start Time: Monday May 17, 2010 08:00 AM
End Time: Monday May 17, 2010 05:00 PM
Location: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Contact: Anne Prescott, Associate Director, Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies
Url: http://www.iu.edu/~easc/about/consortium.shtml
Free/Busy: busy
Description: The Illinois/Indiana (IL/IN) East Asian Summer Seminars are designed to give graduate and advanced undergraduate students in the Midwest the opportunity to study intensively with some of IL/IN’s leading scholars and to create continuing networks for collaboration and exchange.

The seminar will be led by Zong-qi Cai (Professor, EALC, University of Illinois), and Kevin Tsai (Assistant Professor, Comparative Literature and EALC, Indiana University).

The seminar will include 2 full days of lectures and discussions. Group lunches will give the faculty and participants the opportunity to continue their conversations in a casual setting. Participants will receive reading materials and a syllabus in advance. The lectures will cover both poetry and fiction, including "How to Read Chinese Poetry: Themes and Genres, " "How to Read Chinese Poetry: Rhythms, Rhymes, and Tonal Patterning, " "How to Read Chinese Poetry: Diction and Structures," " How Read Chinese Fiction: Critical Approaches to Narrative,” and others.

Out-of-town participants will receive two nights’ lodging, and 2 lunches will be provided for all participants. Participants will pay for travel costs and some meals. A $30 registration fee is required at the time of application.

Recurrence: This event recurs every day from Monday May 17, 2010 08:00 AM until Tuesday May 18, 2010.
Contact Email: aprescot@illinois.edu
Cost: $30 registration fee
More Contact Info: 217-244-4601
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