What's in a Poem?

Mengwen ZHU
April 15, 2021 16:00 ~ 17:30
Room 109, Building C, School of Humanities and Social Sciences

 

 

 

 

"If you don't learn the Poetry, you won't be able to speak," Confucius once said. For centuries, poetry was an essential medium for communication among the learned elites. Yet it appears to be drifting further and further away from our contemporary society. In this open discussion, we will be focusing on the following questions: Can we find our way back to poetry again? In our contemporary life, is there still room for poetry? How do we approach a poem, and what will we find in it?