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This seminar examines the formation, development, and role of Neo-Confucian thought in China, Japan, and Korea. The relationship between Neo-Confucianism and other aspects of the history of East Asia is considered, and on occasion, intellectual responses to Neo-Confucianism are also examined. The seminar circulates copies of papers to its members prior to meetings.

Professor Ari Borrell

Professor Tao Jiang

Professor On-cho Ng

Nolan Bensen

Meeting Schedule

09/30/2022 Heyman Center, Columbia University
3:30 PM
Understanding Social Equality & Hierarchy
Joseph Chan, University of Hong Kong & Princeton University

11/04/2022 Faculty House, Columbia University
3:30 PM
Doil Kim, Sungkyunkwan University & Georgetown University

12/02/2022 Heyman Center, Columbia University
3:30 PM
Confucian Humility in Neo-Confucian Thought
Doil Kim, Sunkyunkwan University and Georgetown University