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Kemp Symposium Keynote Address with Don J. Wyatt

  • 4/17/2014 | 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
  • Location: Moulton Union, Main Lounge
  • Event Type: Symposium

Kemp Symposium Keynote Address with Don J. Wyatt

The Spear and Shield of Knowledge: Scientific Transference and Cultural Obstruction Between China and the West

Keynote speaker Don J. Wyatt is John M. McCardell, Jr. Distinguished Professor at Middlebury College. His most recent book is The Blacks of Premodern China (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2010). Among his forthcoming publications is the "China" chapter essay in the volume The Image of the Black in African and Asian Art in the renowned series The Image of the Black in Western Art, edited by David Bindman, Suzanne Blier, and Henry Louis Gates Jr., which is scheduled to appear in 2015.

Open to the public free of charge. For more information and the complete schedule of events, go to: 2014 Kemp Symposium or call the Department of History at 207-725-3291.

Sponsored by the Robert J. Kemp Lectureship Fund, Departments of History, Asian Studies, Religion, Chemistry, and Earth and Oceanographic Science.