Archival Program Information
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Jiao Bingzhen, Plowing
Thursday, December 13, 2007, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Keynote Lecture at 7:00 p.m.

Friday, December 14, 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Museum Lecture Hall, The Getty Center

Day 1: Thursday, December 13

9:00–9:30 a.m. Welcome and Introduction

Susan M. Allen, Getty Research Institute
Marcia Reed, Getty Research Institute

9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Session I: Publishing and Print Production in China and Europe

Richard Vinograd, Stanford University
Foreign Bodies: Copying, Translation, and Transposition in Sino-European Print Culture

Eugenio Menegon, Boston University
Jesuit Emblematica in China: European Allegorical Images in the Late Ming Period (1630s)

Paola Demattè, Rhode Island School of Design
Confucian Education for European Aristocrats: French Translations of the Shengji tu and Dijian tushuo

Yuming He, University of Chicago

12:30–2:00 p.m. Break

2:00–5:00 p.m.
Session II: Science

Eugene Wang, Harvard University
What Was Vesalius Doing in Eighteenth-century China? Rethinking Luo Pin's "Ghost Amusement"

Elisabetta Corsi, El Collegio de México, A.C., and Università degli Studi di Roma "La Sapienza"
From the Aristoteles latinus to the Aristoteles sinicus: Fragments of an Unfinished Project

Benjamin Elman, Princeton University
Traduttore, traditore: Early Modern European Translations of Science in Seventeenth-century China

Gang Song, Lafayette College

7:00 p.m.
Keynote Lecture

Nicolas Standaert, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Perspectives on Sino-European Prints/Prints from Sino-European Perspectives

Day 2: Friday, December 14

9:00–12:00 p.m.
Session III: Architecture and Gardens

Richard Strassberg, University of California, Los Angeles
Transmitting the Emperor of China's Palace

Che Bing Chiu, Centre de Recherche sur l'Extrême-Orient de Paris-Sorbonne (Université de Paris 4) and Centre Ledoux (Université de Paris 1)
Western Plants in the Garden of the Emperor of China

Vimalin Rujivacharakul, University of Delaware
Paper Palace and Interpretation of "The West"

Philip Hu, Saint Louis Art Museum