History

First Conference and Founding Members (1969)

Synopsis[.pdf] of the 1969 Conference

CHINOPERL was founded in 1969 by Yuen Ren Chao (趙元任, 1892-1982), Harold Shadick (1915-1992), Cyril Birch (1925- ), and other eminent scholars.

The first Meeting of CHINOPERL was held in 1969 at Cornell University.

The acronym, CHINOPERL, was coined by Prof. Y.R. Chao, from CHINese Oral and PERforming Literature.

The participants at that 1969 CHINOPERL Conference — in other words, the founding members of CHINOPERL — total twenty in all.

CHINOPERL FOUNDING MEMBERS:

  1. Eugene Anderson
    Department of Anthropology, University of California, Riverside
     
  2. Cyril Birch
    Department of Oriental Language, University of California, Berkeley
     
  3. PDF icon Nicholas Bodman
    Division of Modern Languages, Cornell University
     
  4. E. Bruce Brooks
    Department of Far Eastern Languages, Harvard University
     
  5. Yuen Ren Chao
    Department of Oriental Languages, University of California, Berkeley
     
  6. Clayton Chuen-tang Chow
    Department of Asian Studies, Cornell University
     
  7. James Crump
    Department of Far Eastern Languages and Literatures, University of Michigan
     
  8. Milena Dolezelova
    Department of East Asian Studies, University of Toronto
     
  9. Wolfram Eberhard
    Department of Sociology, University of California, Berkeley
     
  10. Dale Johnson
    East Asian Studies, Oberlin College
     
  11. Alan L. Kagan
    Department of Music, University of Minnesota
     
  12. Chun-jo Liu
    Department of East Asian Languages, University of Minnesota
     
  13. John McCoy
    Division of Modern Languages, Cornell University
     
  14. David Owen
    Department of East Asian Languages and Literature, University of Wisconsin, Madison
     
  15. Rulan Pian
    Department of Far Eastern Languages, Harvard University
     
  16. Wayne Schlepp
    Department of East Asian Languages and Literature, University of Wisconsin, Madison
     
  17. Harold Shadick
    Department of Asian Studies, Cornell University
     
  18. Catherine Stevens
    Department of East Asian Studies, University of Toronto
     
  19. Charles J. Wivell
    Department of Foreign and Comparative Literature, University of Rochester
     
  20. Daniel S. P. Yang
    University Theatre, University of Colorado, Boulder

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