Prof. Lee is currently Sin Wai Kin Professor of Chinese Culture at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, having taken early retirement from teaching at Harvard University to become a long-term Hong Kong resident. Apart from his academic work, he has been an active participant in the Hong Kong cultural scene, having published in the past decades nearly 20 books of cultural criticism in both Chinese and English, including (in English) City Between Worlds: My Hong Kong (Harvard University Press, 2008). Among his scholarly books are Shanghai Modern: The Flowering of a New Urban Culture in China, 1930-1945 (Harvard University Press, 1999). In addition to literature, his other humanistic interests include classical music, film, and architecture.
1 The True Face of Hero
2 The Way of the Confucian Tradition
3 Landscape of Immortality
4 In Search of the Chinese Soul
Instructor: Anne Firth Murray, by Stanford University
Anne Firth Murray, a New Zealander, was educated at the University of California and New York University in economics, political science, and public administration, with a focus on international health policy and women's reproductive health. She has worked at the United Nations as a writer, taught in Hong Kong and Singapore, and spent several years as an editor with Oxford, Stanford, and Yale University presses.
Week 1: Words and the Meaning of Love
Week 2: Love and the Brain
Week 3: Love and Monotheistic Religions
Week 4: Love in Action in One-on-One Interactions
Week 5: Love and Social Justice
Week 6: Love as an Expression of Creativity and Meaning in Life