|Commemorative Symposium on Yu Daifu, |
A Pioneering Writer of the early 20th Century
Saturday, September 10, 2:30PM-4:30PM
Flushing Library, 41-17 Main Street, Flushing, NY 11355
Yu Dafu was a popular short-story writer and poet of the 1920s in China and one of the founding members of the Creation Society, which was devoted to the promotion of modern literature. In celebrating his 120th birthday, the Renwen Society at China Institute and Flushing Library are jointly presenting a symposium on Saturday, September 10, 2:30-4:30 pm on Yu Dafu's life and works. Speakers include Prof. Yu Renqiu of SUNY at Purchase, Mr. Wang Hailong of Columbia University, Dr. Sun Dong, Chinese Director of the Business Confucius Institute at the Global Center of SUNY and Paul Qiu, Deputy Director of Flushing Library. Ms. Ma Lin, a top pipa player, will pay tribute to the author with a moving pipa performance. Ms. Guo Xin, a graduate of Columbia U, will recite a prose by Yu Dafu. Yu's offspring will be attending the symposium.
This lecture is in Chinese. FREE, but advanced registration is requested.
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