Denison Lecture Explores Rituals in Contemporary China
Date of Event: September 8, 2009
Posted: September 1, 2009
Confucius, a Chinese philosopher whose teachings influenced the life and thought of many Asian countries, believed that life is a series of developmental stages. Anna Sun, assistant professor of sociology and Asian studies at Kenyon College, will explore the rituals that mark these stages with a lecture, “The Revival of Confucian Rituals in Contemporary China,” at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 8, in the Herrick Hall auditorium (500 West Loop). The lecture is free and open to the public.
CALENDAR LISTING: Denison University, Granville—Anna Sun Lecture, “The Revival of Confucian Rituals in Contemporary China,” at 7:30 p.m. on Tues., Sept. 8, Herrick Hall auditorium (500 West Loop). Free and open to the public. For more information contact Deborah Bennett at 740-587-6251, or visit www.denison.edu.
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