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Lecture: K.E. Brashier (Reed College), "Poetic Exposition on Heaven and Earth": A Third-Century Poetic Description of How the Cosmos Began"

Date/Time: Saturday, April 28th, 9:30-11:00 a.m. Chinese Exclusion Act image
: PSU, Academic & Student Recreation Center (ASRC),     Room 230

Through the 144-line “Poetic Exposition on Heaven and Earth”, the lecture will walk us through the formation of the cosmos through surveys of early Chinese cosmology, astronomy, and geography by Chenggong Sui (231-273).  Contemporaneous images from Han burials and excavated relics will be referenced to illustrate the poem’s verses.

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