Program

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Friday, May 11

9:00-9:25

Opening Ceremony 開幕式

Chair:Haun Saussy (University of Chicago)
Welcome Remarks 致辭

Martha T. Roth (Dean of the Division of the Humanities, University of Chicago)

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Presentation of a gift from the NLC to T. H. Tsien.

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Judith Nadler (Director and University Librarian, University of Chicago)

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Mary Tsien Dunkel (Daughter of T.H. Tsien)

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Edward Shaughnessy (Chair of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago)

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10:05-12:05

Opening Panel 開場演講

Chair:Jacob Eyferth (University of Chicago)

The Chu Silk Manuscript(s) from the Tomb at Zidanku, Changsha 長沙子彈庫戰國墓楚帛書

Donald Harper 夏德安 (University of Chicago)
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Book History and the Shaping of Global Consciousness in Ming China 書史與明代世界意識的形成

Yuming He 何予明 (University of Chicago)
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Preservation, Utilization, and Transmission of Ancient Chinese Books: “China Ancient Books Preservation Project” and the Plan for Collaborations with Overseas Institutions toPreserve Their Chinese Collections 中華古籍的保護、利用與傳承--“中華古籍保護計劃”與海外中華文獻典籍的合作保護

Zhang Zhiqing 張志清 (National Library of China) [Presentation in Chinese]
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Digitizing the Harvard-Yenching Library’s Chinese Rare Books Collection: A Partnership between the Harvard Library and the National Library of China 哈佛燕京圖書館中文善本特藏的數字化:哈佛圖書館與中國國家圖書館的合作項目

Bill Comstock and Sharon Yang (Harvard University Library)
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13:45-15:45

Session I: Manuscripts and Manuscript Culture 寫本與寫本文化 (Presentations in Chinese)

Chair: Guy Alitto (University of Chicago)

A Formal Analysis (of Five Corpora) of Bamboo Strips Unearthed in Hubei 湖北出土楚簡 (五種) 格式初析

Li Tianhong 李天虹 (Wuhan University, China)
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Recovery of the Qinghua Bamboo-Strip Texts 清華簡文本復原

Li Junming and Zhao Guifang 李均明, 趙桂芳 (Tsinghua University, China)
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A Textual Examination of the Qinghua Manuscript Chronicles 清華竹書《系年》的文獻學考察

Chen Wei 陳偉 (Wuhan University, China)
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On the Making of the Mawangdui Silk Manuscripts 試論馬王堆帛書的製作流程

Chen Songchang 陳松長 (Hunan University, China)
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Traces of China’s Early Movable-Type Printing 中國早期的活字印跡

Li Ying 李英 (China Printing Museum, China)
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16:05-18:05

Session II: Printing and Print Culture 印刷與印刷文化

Chair:Judith Zeitlin (University of Chicago)

Materiality and Text Organization in Early and Medieval Chinese Manuscripts 上古和中古漢 文寫本的物質性 與文本組織

Jean-Pierre Drège (École Pratique des Hautes Études, France)
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From Khotan to Kharakhoto: Manuscript Cultures in Interaction 從于闐到黑水城:寫本文化的相互影響

Susan Whitfield (British Library, UK)
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Reading the Illustrations in Ming Novels 閱讀明代章回小說中的(俗)插圖

Robert Hegel 何谷理 (Washington University, St. Louis)
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Beyond Beijing and Jiangnan: Publishing and Bookselling Outside the Metropolitan Centers 北京與江南之外:大都市之外的出版與售書業

Cynthia Brokaw (Brown University)
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Paper Manufacture Hallmarks in Rare Chinese Books from the Qing Dynasty 清代中文善本古籍中所鈐紙廠印記研究

Chang Pao-San 張寶三 (National Taiwan University) [Presentation in Chinese]
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Saturday, May 12

9:00-10:20

Session III: Preservation of Pre-Modern Chinese Texts (A) 中國古籍保護 (A)

Chair: James Cheng (Harvard University)

A Survey and Preservation of the Surviving Printing Blocks in China 中國現存雕刻版片的調查與保護

Xiao Dongfa and Cai Yupei 肖東發, 蔡玉沛 (Peking University, China) [Presentation in Chinese]
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The Challenges to Preservation and Conservation of Chinese Ancient Books 保護中國古籍面臨的挑戰

Liu Jiazhen 劉家真 (Wuhan University, China)
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Traditional Chinese Book Conservation: Technical Highlights and Their Contemporary Applications 中國傳統文獻修復: 技術要點和現時代的應用

Lin Ming 林明 (Sun Yat-Sen University Library, China)
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10:40-12:00

Session IV: Preservation of Pre-Modern Chinese Texts (B) 中國古籍保護 (B)

Chair:Sherry Byrne (University of Chicago)

A Preservation Overview in U.S. Libraries: Philosophy, Strategies, Approach and Decision-Making 美國圖書館文獻保護概觀:哲學、策略、方向與決策

Roberta Pilette (Yale University Library)
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Library and Archives Conservation Education in the U. S.: New Disciplinary Directions 美國的圖書館與檔案文獻修復教育:新的訓練方向

Ellen Cunningham-Kruppa (University of Delaware)
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Planning, Assessing and Executing Conservation Treatments of Chinese Collections at Harvard-Yenching Library Harvard University 哈佛大學中文特藏修復之規劃、評估與操作

Pamela Spitzmueller (Harvard University Library)
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13:30-14:40

Session V: Preservation of Pre-Modern Chinese Texts (C) 中國古籍保護 (C)

Chair:Alice Schreyer (University of Chicago)

Preservation and Conservation of Pre-modern Chinese Books in Peking University Library 北京大學圖書館藏古籍的保護與修復

Yang Fen 楊芬 (Peking University Library)
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The Conservation of Chinese Manuscripts - Issues or Challenges? 東方寫本的修復:問題或契機?

Barbara Borghese (International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works, UK)
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Condition Survey of Chinese Rare Books at University of Chicago Library: Preliminary Results 芝加哥大學圖書館中文善本狀況調查:初步結果

Ann Lindsey and Yuan Zhou (University of Chicago)
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15:00-17:00

Roundtable Discussion I 圓桌論壇 I Preservation of Pre-Modern Chinese Texts: Conditions and Challenges 中國古籍保護: 現狀與挑戰

Chair:Yuan Zhou (University of Chicago)
Panelists (in alphabetical order)

Sören Edgren (Princeton University)

Tai-loi Ma (Princeton University)

Nathalie Monnet (Bibliothè que Nationale de France)

Stephen Qiao (University of Toronto)
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Zhijia Shen (University of Washington)
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Dong Clara Yu (Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana)

Peter Zhou (University of California, Berkeley)
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Sunday, May 13

9:00-11:00

Roundtable Discussion II 圓桌論壇 II Preservation of Pre-Modern Chinese Texts: Working towards a Consensus on Strategies and an Action Plan

Chair: Judith Nadler (University of Chicago)
Panelists (in alphabetical order)

James Cheng (Harvard University)

Barbara B. Eden (Cornell University)

Janet Gertz (Columbia University)
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Matthias Kaun (Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin)

Barclay Ogden (University of California, Berkeley)
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Heather Wanser (Library of Congress)
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11:00-11:30

Wrap-up 結語

Chair:Edward Shaughnessy (University of Chicago)

Edward Shaughnessy (Chair of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago) Yuan Zhou (Curator for East Asian Collection, Regenstein Library, University of Chicago)

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