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Sunday, November 23, 2014, 2:00-4:00 PM
China's Lost Civilization:
The Mystery of Sanxingdu
at Concordia University
Dr. Cahill is the Curator of China's Lost Civilization: The Mystery of Sanxingdu on view at the Bowers Museum, Santa Ana, CA, October 19, 2014-March 15, 2015.
The lecture will focus on the Bower's exhibit that explores the mystery of the Sanxingdui culture.
Suzanne Cahill received her BA from UC Berkeley in Chinese Art History in 1968, her MA from UC Berkeley in Chinese Literature (Tang Dynasty Poetry) in 1976, and her PhD in Chinese Literature (Tang Daoist scriptures) from UC Berkeley in 1982. Important interruptions include a year at Taiwan Normal University's Mandarin Training Center (1968-69), a year in Buddhist Studies at the University of Wisconsin (1969-70), a term in the Peace Corps, Afghanistan (1970-71), and two years at Beijing University (1980-82).
She is a Tang dynasty (618-907) specialist, and an expert in Medieval China. She has published books on history, religion, literature, gender studies, and material culture. Her current long-term project is a study of material culture, specifically vehicles and clothing, during the Tang dynasty, starting with monographs on vehicles and clothing in the two official Tang histories, and moving on to consider material remains and other texts.
Refreshments will be served after the meeting.
Members - Free (members may also bring a guest free of charge)
Non-members - $5 suggested contribution
Students - Free
DeNault Auditorium in Grimm Hall
1530 Concordia West
Take Jeffrey Drive south from the San Diego Freeway (I-405)
Jeffrey Drive becomes University Drive south of the 405 Freeway
Turn left at Ridgeline Dr. and go a very short block
Turn right at Concordia East
Pick up a free parking pass at the gate house.
Park in visitor parking opposite Grimm Hall (see campus map)