On an August night in 1923, Zhu Ziqing and Yu Pingbo, two prominent Chinese writers, took a boat ride along the famed Qinhuai River in Nanjing and each wrote an essay under the same title of “Splashing Oars and Lantern Light on the Qinhuai River.” Both pieces subsequently becamme classics in the history of modern Chinese literature. On the centennial of the “Splashing Oars and Lantern Light on the Qinhuai River,” the Renwen Society presents a lecture on Zhu Ziqing by Ms. Jing Hu, lecturer from the University of Pennsylvania. She will discuss Zhu Ziqing’s academic and life achievements, his most famous works, and the stories behind their composition

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