Daily Archives: April 2, 2014

Neo-Confucian Seminar this Friday

The next session of the Columbia University Seminar on Neo-Confucian Studies will convene Friday, April 4 from 3:30 to 5:30pm in the Heyman Center for the Humanities at Columbia University. Ari Borrell will present “A Selected Translation of Zhu Xi’s Critique of Adulterated Learning (Zaxue bian雜學辨).”  Copies of his paper and the original Chinese text are available from the organizers..

All are welcome to attend.  Please join us immediately after the seminar for dinner at a location to be announced. If you have any questions, you may contact one of our organizers: Ari Borrell , Tao JiangOn-cho Ng, or Deborah Sommer.

Lecture series on Matteo Ricci at St. Louis University

St. Louis University has announced an extended lecture series on Matteo Ricci, with the the first talks coming this month. The first two lectures will be delivered by Nicholas Standaert:

“The Spiritual Exercises in China: Displacement and Encounters in Visual Meditation”
             Thursday, April 10, 2014
             Loyola Room, Jesuit Hall
             Saint Louis University
Inaugural Lecture:   “The Jesuits Shaped by the Chinese: The Case of Matteo Ricci”
            Friday, April 11, 2014
            Sinquefield State Room, DuBourg Hall
            Saint Louis University
            Reception to follow