Wang Yangming and Ming Thought

Letters to Zheng Bangrui with anonymous Portrait of Wang Shouren

Wang Yangming and Ming Thought

Princeton, March 18-20, 2022 

This conference brings together researchers from different disciplines and backgrounds to share their work on Wang Yangming and Ming thought.

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Speakers

Stephen Angle
Wesleyan
Professor of Philosophy and East Asian Studies
Peter Bol
Harvard
Charles H. Carswell Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations
Jennifer Eichman
SOAS University of London
Research Associate at Centre of Buddhist Studies
Rivi Handler-Spitz
Macalaster College
Associate Professor and Chair of Asian Languages and Cultures
Philip J Ivanhoe
Georgetown
Professor and Chair, East Asian Languages and Cultures
Leigh K. Jenco
LSE
Professor of Political Theory
Harvey Lederman
Princeton University
Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Jonathan Edwards Bicentennial Preceptor
Lin Yueh-hui
林 月 惠
Academia Sinica
Professor
JeeLoo Liu
Cal State Fullerton
Professor of Philosophy
Peng Guoxiang
彭國翔
Zhejiang University
Qiushi Distinguished Professor
Justin Tiwald
San Francisco State University
Professor of Philosophy
Wu Zhen
吴震
Fudan University
Professor of Philosophy

Participants

Suhyun Ahn (Princeton), Hsiang-yun Chen (Academia Sinica), Warren G. Frisina (Hofstra), Paul Goldin (University of Pennsylvania), Yingtian He (Princeton), George L. Israel (Middle Georgia State), Jiang Dongxian (Stanford), Tao Jiang (Rutgers),  Yutang Jin (Princeton), Pauline Lee (St Louis University), Stephen Macedo (Princeton), Ellen Neskar (Sarah Lawrence), On-Cho Ng (Penn State), Willard Peterson (Princeton), Hagop Sarkissian (CUNY, Baruch College and Graduate Center), Tian Chuyu (Columbia), Jean Tsui (CUNY, College of Staten Island), Bryan W. Van Norden (Vassar), Hwa Yeong Wang (Georgetown), Zuo Ya (UCSB), Yang Xiaomei (Southern Connecticut State), Claudia Yau (University of Houston) and Joanna Zhang (Princeton).

Tentative Schedule

Day 1

Friday, Mar 18

Venue: 202 Jones Hall 

3–5PM | Talk 1 Lin Yueh-hui, Title TBD (Talk in Chinese)

5–6:30PM | Light Dinner

6:30–8:30PM | Talk 2 Wu Zhen Title TBD (Talk in Chinese, by Zoom)

Day 2

Saturday, Mar 19

Venue: Julis Romo Rabinowitz 

9:30–10A | Coffee

10–11:15A | Talk 3 Justin Tiwald (Title TBD)

11:15A–12:30P | Talk 4 Rivi Handler-Spitz, "Reading Li Zhi's yulu In and Out of Context"

12:30–1:30P | Lunch Break

1:30–2:45P | Talk 5 JeeLoo Liu (Title TBD)

2:45–3:05P | Break

3:05–4:20P | Talk 6 Peng Guoxiang (Title TBD)

4:20–5:20P | Long Break (optional walk around campus)

5:20–6:35P | Talk 7 Peter Bol (Title TBD)

6:35–7:15P | Drinks (Chancellor Green Rotunda)

7:15–9P | Dinner (Chancellor Green Rotunda)

Day 3

Sunday, Mar 20

Venue: Julis Romo Rabinowitz 

9:30–10A | Coffee

10–11:15A | Talk 8 Leigh Jenco (Title TBD, by Zoom)

11:15A–12:30P | Talk 9 Stephen Angle (Title TBD)

12:30–1:30P | Lunch

1:30–2:45P | Talk 10 Jennifer Eichman (Title TBD)

2:45-3:00P | Break

3:00-4:15P | Talk 11 Harvey Lederman (Title TBD)

4:15-4:45P | Break

4:45–6P | Talk 12 P. J. Ivanhoe (Title TBD)

6P | Dinner (Venue TBD)

Organizers

Harvey Lederman
Princeton University
Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Jonathan Edwards Bicentennial Preceptor
Philip J Ivanhoe
Georgetown
Professor and Chair, East Asian Languages and Cultures
Xueyin Snow Zhang
UC Berkeley
Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Contact

For more information, email Harvey Lederman.

Sponsors

The Center for Culture, Society and Religion

 

University Center for Human Values

 

The East Asian Studies Department

 

East Asian Studies Program

 

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Credit: Banner image and calligraphy taken from Wang Shouren 王守仁, 1472 – 1529, Letters to Zheng Bangrui with anonymous Portrait of Wang Shouren, ca. 1523–25, Handscroll; ink on paper, Princeton University Art Museum. Gift of Mrs. Edward L. Elliott, y1979-95.