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Week-Long Dialogue on Chinese and English poetry

March 27, 2017 @ 8:00 am - March 31, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

A Dialogue on Chinese and English Poetics
Princeton University: March 27-31, 2017

On campus discussions will be held in the library at Prospect House

Monday, March 27:

9 a.m.—coffee and fruit—Prospect Library

Welcome and brief presentation of research interests by everyone

3-5- -translation discussion and experiments



Wednesday, March 29: focus on periodization/canonization in English and Chinese traditions

9:30-11:30 Prospect Library— coffee and fruit discussion—Pound’s Cathay; the May 4 (1919) movement in Chinese Modernism

2-4 further discussion—poets’ poets in English tradition [Bishop and Herbert/Stevens and Keats/ Brooks and Pope, for example] the continuity and break with earlier forms in modern and contemporary Chinese poetry


Friday, March 31:

9:30-11:30 Prospect Library—discussion and further translation exercises

working with time and cultural frames

lunch break

3-5// Poetry Reading by all participants—McCormick 106


March 27, 2017 @ 8:00 am
March 31, 2017 @ 5:00 pm