Lucas Bender

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Assistant Professor of East Asian Languages & Literatures; DUS, East Asian Languages & Literatures
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Areas of interest : 
Early and Medieval Chinese Literature; Chinese Intellectual and Religious Life
Region: 
China

Courses

EALL 230, EAST 242, HUMS 269

Poetry and Ethics Amidst Imperial Collapse

Du Fu has for the last millennium been considered China’s greatest poet. Close study of nearly one-sixth of his complete works, contextualized by selections from the tradition that defined the art in his age. Exploration of the roles literature plays in interpreting human lives and the ways different traditional forms shape different ethical orientation. Poetry as a vehicle for moral reflection. 

Term: Fall 2020
Day/Time: W 3:30 PM - 5:20 PM
EALL 530, EAST 542

Poetry and Ethics Amidst Imperial Collapse

Du Fu has for the last millennium been considered China’s greatest poet. Close study of nearly one-sixth of his complete works, contextualized by selections from the tradition that defined the art in his age. Exploration of the roles literature plays in interpreting human lives and the ways different traditional forms shape different ethical orientation. Poetry as a vehicle for moral reflection. 

Term: Fall 2020
Day/Time: F 1:30 PM - 3:20 PM