Scaling The Ming: Conference Schedule

Below is the schedule for Scaling the Ming, a conference on Ming Studies, hosted by the University of British Columbia. The conference has been generously sponsored by the Society for Ming Studies, the James P. Geiss and Margaret Y. Hsu Foundation, the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden, and UBC’s History Department, Department of Asian […]

Scaling the Ming Conference

Scaling the Ming Conference

Scaling the Ming, an international conference on Ming Studies, will take place in Vancouver on May 18 and 19, 2018. Applicants have been informed whether their paper proposal has been accepted, and the program will be available on this website soon.

Scaling the Ming (Conference at UBC, May 2018)

Call for Papers: Scaling the Ming, An International Conference We are pleased to announce an international conference on studies of the Ming dynasty (1368–1644), to be hosted by the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada on May 18–19, 2018. The theme of “Scaling the Ming” invites reflection scale, size, and scope in the […]

Minutes of 2016 Meeting, Seattle

Society for Ming Studies Membership Meeting April 1, 1016 Minutes respectfully submitted by Sarah Schneewind, Secretary pro tem of the Society. Thirty-five people attended the meeting in the Sheraton Seattle Hotel, which convened at 8:30 pm. President Rusk announced the publication of the English translation of Li Guangli’s 1957 History of the Ming Dynasty in […]

SMS Panel 2016: Language in the Ming

The 2016 meeting of the Society for Ming Studies will take place on Friday, April 1 at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel. After the business meeting, there will be a panel on “Language in the Ming,” with the following presentations. Date: Friday, April 1, 2016 Time: 8:30 pm Location: Virginia Room, Sheraton Seattle Hotel Richard VanNess […]

Minutes of 2015 Meeting, Chicago

Minutes of the annual meeting of the Society of Ming Studies, March 27 2015 Submitted by Acting Secretary Sarah Schneewind Outgoing President Joe Dennis welcomed everyone and urged all to subscribe to the journal and thus become members, even though we have plenty of money. He noted that we might do a conference if we […]

Annual meeting and panel

From Society for Ming Studies President Joe Dennis: The Society’s annual meeting will be held 7:30-9:30 Friday, March 27, in the Colorado Room of the Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Suites. It will include a panel on Archaeology and Objects in Ming studies, with three speakers: Anne Gerritsen (Warwick/Leiden), Jin Hui-han (archaeology and history, Minnesota), and […]

David Rolston resources on Jin Ping Mei cihua

A Resource on Music and Oral Performing Literature in the Ming Novel Jin Ping Mei cihua Made Available in Celebration of the Completion of David Tod Roy’s Translation David Rolston, University of Michigan The (in)famous Ming dynasty novel, Jin Ping Mei cihua 金瓶梅詞話 (Plum in the golden vase), is the first Chinese novel to describe […]

Minutes of 2014 Annual Meeting, Philadelphia

President Joe Dennis called the meeting to order and announced that a new event–a reception hosted by the Society, with the support of the Geiss Foundation–would take place on Saturday evening at 8:15 pm Stephen McDowell announced an exhibit on the Ming, recently in Amsterdam, would soon be moving to Edinburgh (June-October) and reminded members […]

Third Conference on the Wang Yangming School in Late Imperial China

The Third Conference on the Wang Yangming School in Late Imperial China will be held Oct. 31 to Nov. 2, 2014, in Wang’s hometown, Yuyao 余姚, Zhejiang. This conference will bring together established scholars in the field of intellectual history of Ming and Qing China, as well as young scholars and some graduate students. All […]

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