Michael Hunter

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Associate 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 2019
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 2019
Day/Time: T,Th 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM
EALL 212, PHIL 203

Ancient Chinese Thought

An introduction to the foundational works of ancient Chinese thought from the ruling ideologies of the earliest historical dynasties, through the Warring States masters, to the Qin and Han empires. Topics include Confucianism and Daoism, the role of the intellectual in ancient Chinese society, and the nature and performance of wisdom.

Term: Fall 2019
Day/Time: T,Th 11:35 AM - 12:50 PM
EALL 308, HUMS 305, 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 2020
Day/Time: T,Th 11:35 AM - 12:50 PM
EALL 512

Ancient Chinese Thought

An introduction to the foundational works of ancient Chinese thought from the ruling ideologies of the earliest historical dynasties, through the Warring States masters, to the Qin and Han empires. Topics include Confucianism and Daoism, the role of the intellectual in ancient Chinese society, and the nature and performance of wisdom. This is primarily an undergraduate course; graduate students are provided readings in the original language and meet in an additional session to review translations.

Term: Fall 2019
Day/Time: T,Th 11:35 AM - 12:50 PM