With apologies for cross-posting, we would like to let readers know
about a symposium entitled "Loose Canons: Value and Valuation in
Japanese Engagements with Chinese Writing" that will be held this
Saturday, April 25, at the University of Southern California.
This symposium seeks to investigate questions related to canon
inheritance, canon formation, and canon disintegration: how do habits
of quotation and other episodes of appropriation suggest evaluative