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Lecture scheduled on early medieval Chinese literature

Professor Robert Joe Cutter will speak at Smith on April 6.

Friday, April 6 marks the annual department lecture for East Asian Languages & Literatures.  The talk, No Basis for a System of Government? Swords in Early Medieval Chinese Literature, will begin at 4:30 p.m. in the Neilson Library Browsing Room.

Professor Robert Joe Cutter, Founding Director of the School of International Letters & Cultures at Arizona State University will present.  His talk will examine the tradition of swords as symbols of power in Chinese history as a way to understand four texts dating from the Jian’an period at the end of the Han Dynasty.

Professor Cutter is President of the American Oriental Society. His talk is free and is being presented by the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures and the Connections Fund.

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