WHAT MAKES A CLASSIC: CLASSICS AND CULTURAL MEMORY

WHAT MAKES A CLASSIC:
CLASSICS AND CULTURAL MEMORY

A Workshop Co-Organized by the Departments of Classics and Comparative Literature, King’s College London and the School of Chinese, HKU

February 21, 2019
Room 730, Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus, HKU


Schedule

  • 10:00  T.S. Eliot and the Classic in the European Imagination in the Twentieth Century — Daniel Orrells, KCL
  • 10:45  Creating Cultural Memory: Sage Rulers and Calendrical Reform in Early China and Rome – Rebecca Robinson, HKBU
  • 11:45  J. W. Mackail, Arthur Waley, and the Formation of Modern Poetics in English – David Ricks, KCL
  • 14:30  Compartmentalizing the Classics: The Building Blocks of Chinese and Western Literature – Martin Dinter and Astrid Khoo, KCL
  • 15:15  A Lacuna of Cultural Memory: The Case of the Shang Ancestors in “Heavenly Questions” – Nick Williams, HKU
  • 16:30  Questions of Canonicity in Oral Poetics – Justine McConnell, KCL

Supported by the HKU-KCL Strategic Partnership Fund

Poster:
http://web.chinese.hku.hk/poster/20190221.pdf

http://www.hku.hk/chinese