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Chasing the Butterfly Dream: Zhuangzi and Early Medieval Chinese Culture
WhenThursday, May 23, 2019, 4 – 5 p.m.
Campus locationGowen Hall (GWN)
Campus roomEast Asia Library, Room 2M
Event typesAcademics, Conferences, Lectures/Seminars
Event sponsorsThe Confucius Institute of the State of Washington


Professor Ping Wang of the University of Washington Department of Asian Languages & Literature will give a special lecture as part of the “Culture Talk” series from the Confucius Institute of the State of Washington. She will provide further insight into the Zhuangzi. Foundational to the Taoism and considered a masterpiece of Chinese literature, the stories and anecdotes in this ancient text explore themes of spontaneity and freedom from human conventions.

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