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Schedule of events: Confucianism and Contemporary Culture

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

November 15-16, 2013
At the Center Theatre, Student Center

co-sponsored by the University of Kentucky Confucius Institute (UKCI) and The Asian Studies Program at Berea College

Friday, November 15
5:30 p.m.      Introductions by Huajing Maske (UKCI) and Jeffrey L. Richey (Berea College)
5:45 p.m.      Keynote address by On-cho Ng (Pennsylvania State University) “Interpreting Confucianism in the West”
6:30 p.m.      Q & A with Dr. Ng
7:00 p.m.      Public reception
7:30 p.m.      Film: Hé nǐ zài yīqǐ和你在一起 (Together) ( Introduction by Jeffrey L. Richey, “Seeing Confucianism in Chen Kaige’s Together”  
9:30 p.m.      Presenters respond to audience comments and question
10 p.m.          Evening program concludes

Saturday, November 16
2:00 p.m.      Julia K. Murray (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
2:45 p.m.      Kenneth J. Hammond (New Mexico State University)
3:30 p.m.      Mayfair Yang楊美惠 (University of California-Santa Barbara)
4:15 p.m.      Q & A with panelists
5:00 p.m.      Afternoon program concludes