Thursday, 27 September 2018
- Classical Chinese — historically the language of government and authority throughout North Asia, but also of the great Chinese thinkers and poets. Duncan Campbell considers the past and future of Classical Chinese.
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Te Ahumairangi (ground floor), National Library, corner Molesworth and Aitken Streets, Thorndon
- Part of: Chinese Language Week
- To mark Banned Books Week (23–29 September), Fiona Oliver, Curator NZ and Pacific Publications, Anthony Tedeschi, Curator Rare Books and Fine Printing, and Mary Skarott, Research Librarian Children’s Literature, will present a good-humoured survey of some of the controversial and banned publications from the collections of the Alexander Turnbull Library and the National Children’s Collection.
5:30pm to 7:00pm talks, 7:00pm to 7:30pm refreshments
Katherine Mansfield Reading Room level 1), National Library, corner Molesworth and Aitken Streets, Thorndon