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Visiting lecturers to discuss Chinese letters and philosophy

Visiting lecturers to discuss Chinese letters and philosophy

When
Monday, April 8, 2013
3:00 PM

Where
Mackinac Hall, room A-1-184, Allendale Campus

Category
Humanities, Literary Arts

Description
A husband and wife team of academics from the Department of Asian Languages and Civilizations at University of Colorado, Boulder, will give a pair of lectures at Grand Valley.

The back-to-back lectures are open to the public, but will be of most interest to students of Chinese studies, literature, history, and philosophy.

Antje Richters lecture, Wang Xizhi as a Correspondent: Epistolary Authenticity and Convention in Early Medieval China, begins at 3 p.m.

Matthias Richters lecture, Before Laozi became a Daoist, will begin at 4:30 p.m.

The lectures are sponsored by Grand Valleys Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, East Asian Studies, Chinese Studies, History and Philosophy. For more information contact Professor Curtis Smith at smithcu@gvsu.edu, or call the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at (616) 331-3203.