Teaching the Asian Literary Classics: a Roundtable Discussion

The Tale of GenjiDream of the Red ChamberThe Tales of IseThe Three Kingdoms–these and other masterworks are required reading for students of Japanese and Chinese literature. But how did these works come to be regarded as “classics”? What makes them significant works of literature? And how can an instructor best convey their artistry–especially in translation? Come hear distinguished scholars of Japanese and Chinese literature discuss the techniques they use in the classroom to help students find meaning in Asian literary classics.

Friday, March 11, 2016
3pm – 5pm
Room 120, C.K. Choi Building, 1855 West Mall


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Teaching the Asian Classics