Michael Hunter

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Assistant Professor of East Asian Languages & Literatures; DUS, East Asian Languages & Literatures
203-432-7529
Address: 
320 York St, Room 309, New Haven, CT 06511
Areas of interest : 
Early Chinese Thought and Literature; History of Confucius Sayings in the Early Period
Region: 
China

Courses

CHNS 170

Introduction to Literary Chinese I

Reading and interpretation of texts in various styles of literary Chinese (wenyan), with attention to basic problems of syntax and literary style.

Term: Fall 2016
Day/Time: T,Th 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM
CHNS 570

Introduction to Literary Chinese I

Reading and interpretation of texts in various styles of literary Chinese (wenyan), with attention to basic problems of syntax and literary style.

Term: Fall 2016
Day/Time: T,Th 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM
EALL 308, PHIL 410

Sages of the Ancient World

Comparative survey of the embodiment and performance of wisdom by ancient sages. Distinctive features and common themes in discourses about wisdom from China, India, the Near East, Egypt, Greece, and Rome. Topics include teaching, scheming, and dying.

Term: Spring 2017
Day/Time: T,Th 11:35 AM - 12:50 PM
EALL 608

Sages of the Ancient World

Comparative survey of the embodiment and performance of wisdom by ancient sages. Distinctive features and common themes in discourses about wisdom from China, India, the Near East, Egypt, Greece, and Rome. Topics include teaching, scheming, and dying.

Term: Spring 2017
Day/Time: T, Th 11:35 AM - 12:50 PM
EALL 761

Topics in Early Chinese Thought

An examination of certain key problems in the study of early Chinese thought. Top­ics vary from year to year but in general include intellectual typologies and affiliations, relating received texts and excavated manuscripts, the role of Han editors in shaping pre- Han textual traditions, ruling ideology, and comparisons with other parts of the ancient world. 

Term: Spring 2017
Day/Time: W 2:30 PM - 4:20 PM