USC Professor Emerita Charlotte Furth discusses her adventures in Beijing teaching young Chinese scholars about America.
Lecture: Interpreting I Ching
China Institute presents a talk by Prof. Linlin Chao, guest professor at Peking University and former chair of Department of Philosophy, Soo Chow University, Taiwan, offering her interpretations of the classics.
The I Ching or Book of Changes is an ancient divination text and the oldest of the Chinese classics. Possessing a history of more than two and a half millennia of commentary and interpretation, the I Ching is an influential text read throughout the world, providing inspiration to the worlds of religion, psychoanalysis, business, literature, and art. Prof. Linlin Chao, guest professor at Peking University and former chair of Department of Philosophy, Soo Chow University, Taiwan, will offer her interpretations of the classics covering a wide range of topics.
Celebrating the grand reopening of USC Pacific Asia Museum after a year of the seismic retrofit project, the museum will present an exhibit drawn from the museum’s extraordinary collection of over 2,700 costumes and textiles from China, Korea, Japan, India, the Himalayas and Southeast Asia.