Peking University – Rise of the Junzi

Youtube: Zhongguo Meng and other Chinese words, at Peking University

BEIJING – This video clip, filmed on a bright Monday morning in June 2013 at Peking University, in one take, is a diary full of light and dark allusions, symbolism, and metaphors for China, China studies, and Confucianism.

At the same time it was meant as instruction manual on Chinese spiritualism, PKU’s way of life, the problems of Chinese academia, translation studies, and about some of the most fundamental concepts in the Chinese tradition – rujia, shengren, junzi. [WATCH VIDEO] [READ FULL TRANSCRIPT]