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Reading Session with Theodore Huters

Theodore Huters- Professor of Chinese, Department of Asian Languages and Cultures,UCLA

RSVP REQUIRED BY FRIDAY, APRIL 23 TOyuzhang6@stanford.edu.

If you would like to receive a copy of the book at the subsidized cost of $5, please RSVP to yuzhang6@stanford.edu by April 2nd.

The third meeting of the East Asian Studies Workshop will feature a reading session with Theodore Huters on his latest book Bringing the World Home: Appropriating the West in Late Qing and Early Republican China

RESPONDENTS:
Thomas S. Mullaney, Assistant Professor of Modern Chinese History, Department of History, Stanford University

Aragorn Quinn, Ph.D. student in Japanese Literature, Department of EALC, Stanford University

Professor Huters and the respondents will lead a discussion of Chapters 1-2 ("China as Origin" & "Appropriations: Another Look at Yan Fu and Western Ideas") with the workshop participants.
If you would like to receive a copy of the book at the subsidized cost of $5, please RSVP to by April 2nd. We will also make photocopies of the two chapters available in the EALC Lounge in Bldg 250 after April 2nd.

** Dinner will be provided in the second half of the workshop. We would greatly appreciate it if you could RSVP if you plan on attending our April 27th meeting, so we can estimate the size of our catering order.**Theodore Huters is Professor of Chinese in the Department of Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of California, Los Angeles. He has written extensively on twentieth-century Chinese literature and intellectual history. His work includes studies on Qian Zhongshu, Lu Xun, Qing dynasty prose and a good deal of work on intellectual developments in the late Qing dynasty. His latest book is Bringing the World Home: Appropriating the West in Late Qing and Early Republican China, a study of the way the West was figured in the work of fiction writers and reform intellectuals in the period between 1895 and 1920. He is currently researching the cultural transformation of Shanghai in the years between 1860 and 1920 and working on translating the writings of Wang Hui and Wang Xiaoming.

Tuesday, April 27, 2010 | 4:45 pm — 6:45 pm
Building 250 - Room 101, EALC Library

Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures