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Confucianism Panels at AAR

Keith Knapp, on behalf of the Confucian Traditions group of the American Academy of Religion, reports on the several Confucian-related papers that will be offered at the upcoming AAR meeting in Atlanta, October 30-November 1. Looks good!

A30-111
Saturday 9:00-11:30 AM
Hyatt Regency – Hanover D
“Ritual and Its Malcontents”
Thomas Wilson, Hamilton College, presiding
Michael Ing, Harvard University
“The Ancients Did Not Fix Their Graves: Failures in Early Confucian Ritual”
Kenneth Holloway, Florida Atlantic University
“Ritual as a Marker of Religious Community in Pre-Qin China”
Catherine Hudak Klancer, Boston University
“The Play’s Not the Thing: Religious Belief and Ritual Infraction in the Analects
Keith Knapp, The Citadel
“Daughter-in-law, There is a Maggot in My Soup: Medieval Accounts of Unfilial Children”
Ute Huesken, University of Oslo, Responding
A31-265
Sunday 3:00-4:30PM
Marriott Marquis – L503
“Aspects of ‘Frontier Confucianism’ : Place, Being, and Text”
Tao Jiang, Rutgers University, presiding
Alison Marshall, Brandon University
“A Case Study of Chinese Canadian Men from 1910 to 1949: Frontier Confucianism and the Religious Dimensions of Friendship”
Esta (Ariel) Ungar, University of Western Australia
“Frontier Confucianism in Vietnam: Bronze Drums versus Stone Chimes, the Music of Ritual”
Michael Puett, Harvard University, responding
Business Meeting
Thomas Wilson, Hamilton College
A1-317
Monday 4:00-6:30PM
Marriot Marquis – M301
“‘Qing’ (Feelings) and ‘Yu’ (Desires) in Ming/Qing Confucian Thought
Pauline Lee, Washington University, Saint Louis, presiding
Fei Lan, University of Toronto
“Yu: The Unfolding of the Other — On Dai Zhen’s Conception of Human Desire”
Suk Choi, Towson University
“Zhu Xi and Dai Zhen on ‘Xin,’ ‘Qing,’ and ‘Yu'”
Hsueh-yi Lin, Princeton University
“Martyrdom and Beyong: Regulated Passions in the Donglin Movement”
Jinli He, Trinity University
“The Concept of ‘Yu’ in Wang Guowei’s Thinking”
On-cho Ng, Pennsylvania State University, responding
There are also a number of other panels that have papers that significantly touch upon Confucianism.

A30-206
Saturday 1:00-3:30PM, Marriot Marquis – A707
“Ethics of the Other(s): Levinas in Dialogue with Buddhism (Indian and Chinese), Confucianism, Daoism, and Islam
Fei Lan, University of Toronto
“Selfhood and Otherness: A Comparative Look at the Father-Son Relationship in Light of Levinas and Dai Zhen’s Philosophy”
A30-217
Saturday 1:00-3:30PM, Marriot Marquis L508
“Evangelicalism in Korean Context”
Chong Kim, University in Central Missouri
“Jesus the Filial Son: Kil Son-ju and the Korean Protestant Discourse on Confucianism”
A31-135
Sunday 9:00-11:30AM, Marriot Marquis L403
“Scriptural Resources for a Global Just Peacemaking Ethic”
David Kratz Mathies, Missouri Western State University
“Should I Help the Empire with My Hand? Confucian Resources for a Paradigm of Just Peacemaking from the Book of Mencius
A1-136
Monday 9:00-11:30Am Hyatt Regency Hanover C
“Perspectives on Human Enhancement”
Geoffrey Redmond, Center for Health Research
“Transhumanism: Ethical Insights from the Three Chinese Spiritual Traditions”
If you have a paper that pertains to Confucianism that I didn’t point out, please let me know.

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October 27, 2010 - Posted by | Conference, Confucianism, Religion

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