Friday’s Neo-Confucianism Seminar at Columbia

The next session of the Columbia University Seminar on Neo-Confucian Studies will convene on Friday, March 1, 2013, from 3:30 to 5:30pm. We will meet in the Board Room on the first floor of the Heyman Center for the Humanities at Columbia University. Please note the earlier starting time.

Our presenter for this session is Deborah Sommer of the Department of Religious Studies at Gettysburg College. Her paper is titled “The Body of Confucius in Han Apocrypha.” The paper was originally scheduled for November 2012 but was postponed due to Hurricane Sandy. Please contact one of the organizers if you would like a copy.

All are welcome to attend. Please feel free to forward this message to interested colleagues. Please join us after the seminar for dinner at the Columbia Cottage restaurant, which is located on the corner of Amsterdam and 111th Streets.

Here is our schedule for the remainder of the spring 2013 semester. All sessions are in the Heyman Center and convene from 3:30 to 5:30pm.

Friday, March 1, 2013 — Board Room
Friday, April 12, 2013 — Komoda Room
Friday, May 3, 2013 – To be announced

If you have any questions, you may contact one of our organizers: Yong Huang, (, Tao Jiang (, On-cho Ng (<>), or Deborah Sommer (<> or<>). Our new rapporteur this year is Yang Liu (<>) of Columbia University.

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