Lingnan University’s Department of Chinese organised the International Conference on the Ming-Qing Literature and Literary Criticism cum Launching of Lingnan Journal of Chinese Studies, New Series from 20 to 21 March.
The conference’s opening ceremony was held on 20 March with President Leonard K Cheng and Prof Richard Lee Davis, Dean of the Faculty of Arts being the officiating guests. Dr Xi Tongyun, Deputy Editor-in-Chief of the Shanghai Guji Chubanshe also attended the conference to mark the launch of the Lingnan Journal of Chinese Studies, New Series with its Volume 1 and 2. The conference gathered renowned local as well as Mainland China, Taiwan and American scholars to report on their research, covering areas such as classical Chinese drama and fiction as well as literary criticism. Apart from Lingnanians, many experts and students from other local institutions also attended the conference.