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LRCCS Tuesday Lecture Series | The Literary Inscription of Things in Early Modern China

Thomas Kelly, Michigan Society of Fellows
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
11:30 AM-12:30 PM
Room 110 Weiser Hall Map
Please note the new time and location for our 2017-18 lecture series.

In addition to writing with the brush and ink, late imperial Chinese poets engraved their words onto cups and chairs, walking sticks, slabs of stone, and musical instruments. This talk examines how such practices challenge our own notions of writing and reading literature.

Tom Kelly received his PhD from the University of Chicago in 2017 and is a first-year fellow in the Michigan Society of Fellows. His current research explores the relationship between Chinese literature and the decorative arts in the early modern world.
Building: Weiser Hall
Event Type: Lecture / Discussion
Tags: Asia, Chinese Studies
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Lieberthal-Rogel Center for Chinese Studies, International Institute, Medieval and Early Modern Studies (MEMS), Asian Languages and Cultures