International Conference: The Chinese Writing System and Its Dialogue with Sumerian, Egyptian, and Mesoamerican Writing Systems
May 30-31, 2015
Rutgers University Inn and Conference Center
178 Ryders Lane
Douglass Campus, Rutgers University
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Free parking available in Lots 74A and 82 on Douglass Campus.
Free and open to public!

The conference will host presentations and discussions on a variety of ancient scripts. It will examine 4 main aspects: 1) Theorizing Writing and Writing Systems, 2) Probing Origins of Writing, 3) Proto-writings, Art and Symbols 4) Social and Cultural Context in the Formation of Writing.
For schedule and topics that will be discussed, please click pdf here (1.56 MB) .
For conference abstracts, please click pdf here (377 KB) .

Conference will be held in English.

Confucius Institute of Rutgers University (CIRU)
Office of the Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs
Dean's Office, School of Arts and Sciences