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Digital Seminar, June 7, 2018

From the Society for Ming Studies Graduate Student Representatives: The graduate student representatives would like to invite you to our first Ming Studies digital seminar. The seminar will take place on June 7th from 7 am to 8:30 am Pacific Standard Time (10 am EST, 3 pm BST, 10 pm CST). We’ll be hosting an online discussion with Kenneth […]

Scaling the Ming Full Schedule

The full schedule for the Scaling the Ming conference is now available. Paper abstracts are now available (Scaling the Ming 2018 Abstracts). Please RSVP if you would like to attend. 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 […]

Society Meeting 2018: Resources for Secondary Teaching

At the Annual Meeting of the Society for Ming Studies in Washington DC, on March 23, 2018, a range of panelist presented their ideas for integrating teaching about the Ming into secondary education. This included a discussion by Ann Waltner and Kathleen Ryor of their recent videos for the Minneapolis Institute of Arts and creation […]

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 is open to the UBC community and interested scholars; please RSVP. The conference has been generously sponsored by the Society for Ming Studies, the James P. Geiss and Margaret Y. Hsu Foundation, the […]

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 […]

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 […]


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