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Wofford: AAPI Heritage Month: Dr. Kevin DeLapp, “Confucius and Western Modernity”
April 25@6:00 pm
Dr. Kevin DeLapp, Professor and Chair of Converse University’s Department of Religion and Philosophy, will explore how Confucius influenced the West during key stages in its cultural modernization. This talk will recognize the West’s intellectual debts to Confucius while sharing several cautionary tales about Western appropriation of Confucianism. It will also consider how Westernization altered the East’s conception of Confucius.