Early China

  • Founded
    2002
  • Seminar Number
    691

The seminar focuses on early Chinese civilization from the Neolithic Age to the Han Dynasty and brings together scholars from all Early China related fields: history, archaeology, art history, literature and language, religion and philosophy. The seminar will facilitate interregional exchanges by inviting distinguished Sinologists from other parts of the country, and will publicize new archaeological discoveries.

Seminar Website


Co-Chairs
Jue Guo
Assistant Professor of Asian and Middle Eastern Cultures, Barnard College, Columbia University
jguo@barnard.edu

Roderick Campbell
Assistant Professor of East Asian Archeology and History, Institute for the Study of Ancient World, New York University
rbc@nyu.edu

Rapporteur
Dongming Wu
dw2595@columbia.edu


Meeting dates and locations are subject to change. Please confirm details with the seminar rapporteur.

 

Welcome

Meetings

09/09/2016 403 Kent Hall, Columbia University
4:30 PM
Xiaoyao and shuchi: Some Special Uses of Alliterative and Rhyming Binomes in the Transmitted and Excavated Documents
Chen, Zhi, Hong Kong Baptist University
Abstract




10/14/2016 403 Kent Hall, Columbia University
4:30 PM
The Anthropocene is a process not an event: China from the Late Neolithic to the Song Dynasty
Kidder, Tristram, Washington University in St. Louis




11/11/2016 Faculty House, Columbia University
4:30 PM

Li, Yung-ti, University of Chicago




12/09/2016 403 Kent Hall, Columbia University
4:30 PM
Understanding Xunzi and Zhuangzi through Hui Shi
Chin, Annping, Yale University




01/27/2017 403 Kent Hall, Columbia University
4:30 PM
The Emergence and Development of Mechanical Duplication Technique in the Casting of Ancient Chinese Bronze Inscriptions
Sakikawa, Takashi, Tang Center for Early China, Columbia University & Jilin University, China




02/17/2017 403 Kent Hall, Columbia University
4:30 PM
Beyond the Five Colors: New Reflections on Purple in Ancient China from Archaeology and Early Texts
Allison Miller, Department of Art & Art History, Southwestern University




03/31/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
4:30 PM

Li, Wai-yee, East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University




04/14/2017 403 Kent Hall, Columbia University
4:30 PM
Gendering Economic Productivity in Han China
Chin, Tamara, Comparative Literature, Brown University




05/05/2017 403 Kent Hall, Columbia University
4:30 PM
Early Chinese Medical Literature before the Huangdi 黃帝 Classic: New Manuscripts from Laoguanshan 老官山 Tomb 3, Sichuan
Harper, Donald, East Asian Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago