Warp, Weft, and Way

Chinese and Comparative Philosophy 中國哲學與比較哲學

Society for the Study of Early China Fifth Annual Conference

The Society for the Study of Early China Fifth Annual Conference Thursday, 16 March 2017

9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Location: Sheraton Centre Toronto, Leaside Room

Abstracts are online here: <http://earlychina.org/ssec2017_abstracts.html>.

Session 1 Moderator: Charles Sanft (University of Tennessee, Knoxville)

9:00 – 9:30  Huang Kuan-yun (National Tsing Hua University), “A Walk in the Night with Zhuangzi, Singing Songs of the South”

9:30 – 10:00 Paul Fischer (Western Kentucky University), “An ‘Empty’

Reading of the Laozi’s Opening Chapters”

10:00 – 10:30 Andrew Meyer (Brooklyn College), “Chronicle, Masters Text, or Other? The Yanzi chunqiu and the Question of Genre”

10:30 – 10:45  Break

Session 2 Moderator: Moonsil Kim (Rhode Island College)

10:45 – 11:15  Andrej Fech (Southern University of Science and Technology of China), “The Zhou xun on Abdication”

11:15 – 11:45  Paul Nicholas Vogt (Indiana University), “Bound by

Bronze: Western Zhou Inscriptions between Center and Periphery”

11:45 – 12:15  Yegor Grebnev (University of Oxford), “The Many Origins and Multiple Descendants of the Warring States Authoritative Writings (shu)”

12:15 – 1:00 Break

1:00 – 2:00 Lunchtime Roundtable: Karen Turner (Holy Cross College), with Anthony Barbieri-Low (University of California, Santa Barbara), Sarah Queen (Connecticut College), Charles Sanft, and Robin D.S. Yates (McGill University)

Session 3 Moderator: Anne Kinney (University of Virginia)

2:15 – 2:45  Filippo Marsili (Saint Louis University), “The Bifurcation of Ritual: Li and Si between the Western and Eastern Han”

2:45 – 3:15  Thies Staack (Universität Heidelberg), “Different Form, Different Function, or Both? On the Distinction between ‘die’ and ‘du’

in Early Imperial China”

3:15 – 3:30  Break

Session 4 Moderator: Sarah Allan (Dartmouth College)

3:30 – 4:00 Lai Guolong (University of Florida), “Literacy Education and the Changing Nature of the Writing System in Early China”

4:00 – 4:30  Michael Lüdke (Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg), “What’s in a Scroll? – An Attempt to Make Sense of the Diagram of Slip Find Locations Published for the Zouyanshu from Zhangjiashan”

4:30 – 5:00  Hajnalka Elias (Cambridge University), “A Reassessment of Burial Practice as Reflected in Eastern Han Stone Sarcophagi from Sichuan”

5:00 – 5:30  SSEC Business meeting

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