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Professor Chris Hamm speaks on the passing of Jin Yong
Professor Chris Hamm speaks on the passing of Jin Yong
WhenMonday, Nov. 26, 2018, 4 – 5:30 p.m.
Campus locationGowen Hall (GWN)
Campus roomEast Asia Library, Room 2M
Event typesLectures/Seminars, Special Events
Description

October 30, 2018 saw the passing of Zhao Liangyong 查良镛, better known as Jin Yong 金庸, the acknowledged master of martial arts fiction 武侠小说 and one of the most widely-read Chinese authors of the 20th century.  In this public talk Prof. Christopher Hamm of the Department of Asian Languages and Literature at the University of Washington will review Jin Yong's life and career and discuss his contributions t the martial arts fiction genre and to modern Chinese literature and culture more broadly. 

Admission is free and open to all.

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