Andrew Plaks is an internationally renowned scholar of East
Asian studies and comparative literature, with a focus on early Chinese
philosophical and historical texts and pre-modern Japanese literature. Author
of several books on Chinese literature, Professor Plaks divides his time
between the Hebrew University and Princeton University, where he is a professor
emeritus. In this talk, he will apply tools of literary and philosophical
analysis to the discussion of penal codes that prevailed in late imperial China.
Presented by theUSF Center for the Pacific Rim, the Master of Arts in Asia Pacific Studiesand the Department of Modern & Classical Languages