Lecture Series on "Classicism in Asia" at Goethe University Frankfurt (in English and German)

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April 24, 2019 to July 10, 2019
Subject Fields: 
Chinese History / Studies, Classical Studies, Japanese History / Studies, Korean History / Studies, South Asian History / Studies
Ladies and Gentlemen,
we are happy to announce and invite you to our lecture series „Classicism in Asia“ hosted by the Interdisciplinary Centre for East Asian Studies (IZO) at Goethe University Frankfurt and Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics, organized by Prof. Dr. Zhiyi Yang.
Lectures take place wednesdays, from 6.15 pm on Campus Westend of Goethe University Frankfurt, room SH 3.105.



Prof. Dr. Judit Árokay (Heidelberg University)

Der Begriff der Klassik in Japan: Definitionen, Ideale, gesellschaftliche Funktion



Prof. em. Dr. Leith Morton (Tokyo Institute of Technology)

Poetry after Fukushima: Tanka and Haiku That Deal with the Trauma of the 2011 Tōhoku Earthquake and Atomic Meltdown



Dr. Amanda Rath (Goethe University Frankfurt)

Changing Sites and Contestation of the ‘Classical’ in Southeast Asia: Indonesia



Prof. Dr. Xiaofei Tian (Harvard University)

“A Certain Quality of Feeling”: Nie Gannu’s Classical-Style Poetry in Socialist China



Prof. Dr. Jin-ah Kim (Hankuk University of Foreign Studies & Humboldt University)

Generierung von ‚Tradition‘: Transformation tradierter koreanischer Kunst und Kultur in zeitgenössischer Musik



Dr. Chien-Ting Hsieh (Freie Universität Berlin)

The Imperial Messages: On the Chinese Traditions in the Modern Dance Theatre of Taiwan



Hope to see you in Frankfurt!

Ruth Achenbach



Contact Info: 

Dr. Ruth Achenbach

Wiss. Koordinatorin | Interdisziplinäres Zentrum für Ostasienstudien

Interdisciplinary Centre for East Asian Studies (IZO)

AFRASO - Afrikas Asiatische Optionen | Africa's Asian Options 

Bockenheim Campus | Juridicum Building | Room 814 | PO Box 20

Goethe University Frankfurt | Senckenberganlage 31 | D-60325 Frankfurt am Main

Phone +49(0)69 798 23284 | Fax +49(0)69 798 23275

Email achenbach@em.uni-frankfurt.de | Web www.izo.uni-frankfurt.de; www.afraso.org