Zeyuan Wu awarded in Hayes Graduate Research Forum

March 21, 2019

Zeyuan Wu, PhD Candidate in the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures, won 1st place in the area of Humanities at the 2019 Edward F. Hayes Graduate Research Forum, a showcase for innovative and exemplary research being conducted by Ohio State graduate students across the full range of graduate degree programs. Her presentation, “Words, Music, and Meaning: The Debate on Qin Song in Late Imperial China,” delves into Chinese literati’s concerns about words versus music as communicative tools through their debate on combining zither (qin) playing with singing from the 16th to the 19th century.