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Michael Puett: Creating Worlds - Imagination, Interpretation, and Knowledge in the Early Chinese Literary Tradition

When Apr 16, 2015
from 05:00 PM to 06:10 PM
Where The UC Davis Welcome Center, Presentation Room
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Contact Phone 530-752-4999
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Michael Puett is the Walter C. Klein Professor of Chinese History in the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations as well as the Chair of the Committee on the Study of Religion at Harvard University. His interests are focused on the inter-relations between anthropology, history, religion, and philosophy. He is the author of The Ambivalence of Creation: Debates Concerning Innovation and Artifice in Early China and To Become a God: Cosmology, Sacrifice, and Self-Divinization in Early China, as well as the co-author, with Adam Seligman, Robert Weller, and Bennett Simon, of Ritual and its Consequences: An Essay on the Limits of Sincerity (Oxford 2008).

Part of the TEAL Distinguished Speaker Series for Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Cultures.
The series is funded by the Alan Templeton Endowment for the Arts and Letters (TEAL) at UC
Davis in support of intellectual visions and academic activities in the departments of foreign
languages, literatures and cultures located in Sproul Hall.

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