US-China Chu Culture Symposium
Co-organized by National East Asian Languages Resource Center, OSU
Yangtze University, Hubei Province, China
Hilton Hotel at Easton (3900 Chagrin Dr), Room: Columbus
Dr. Gopal Sukhu, Queens College, New York City
The premiere translator of The Chuci, including the complete "Chu Songs," recently published by Columbia University Press, Sukhu will discuss the nature of the Chu literary traditions.
Dr. Victor Mair, Professor of University of Pennsylvania, the foremost American Sinologist who has published extensive translations and research on China's civilization, will discuss the philosophical contributions of Chu. At this symposium we will introduce his new book, Zhuangzt:-Bilingual Edition.
Ms. Katie Kilroy-Blaser, Curatorial Assistant, Cleveland Museum of Art, will represent the world-famous Cleveland Museum of Art and discuss the Chu artefacts in the Museum's collection in her presentation "Chu in Ohio."