Virtual ProgramTuesday, October 19

21-04 Intersections of Knowledge and Belief, Speaking and Writing

Tuesday, October 19, 9:30 am–11:00 am

  session will be recorded and available for later viewing online


Chair: Wolfgang Mieder (University of Vermont)

9:30 am
"A Mind is a Terrible Thing to Waste": Knowledge and Ignorance in Modern Anglo-American Proverbs
Wolfgang Mieder (University of Vermont)

10:00 am
The Practice of Traditional Etiquette in Modern China: A Case Study of the First Writing Ceremony
Ruxue  Jin (Wuhan University)

10:15 am
Transcending Borders: The Use of Sufi Lore and Mysticism in Zeyn Joukhadar’s The Thirty Names of Night
Ghassan  Abou-Zeineddine (University of Michigan, Dearborn)

10:30 am
The Bicentennial of Santa Claus in America
Tom A. Jerman (Retired)

10:45 am
discussion

Assembled Panel