Book Donation Ceremony and Symposium for DFLL Alumni, Mr. Xu Yuanchong and Ms. Wen Jieruo, Held on Campus

On the morning of November 2, Mr. Xu Yuanchong and Ms. Wen Jieruo, both alumni of the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, came to Humanities and Social Sciences Library for a book donation ceremony and symposium held for them. Mr Xu donated his new book Wangshixinbian (Old Stories Told Anew), and Ms. Wen donated the new versions of Rashomon and Saint of Mt. Koya she translated to Tsinghua University Library. For years, Mr. Xu has donated more than one hundred of his own works and Mr. Wen has donated more than five hundred of her own works and books from her private collection.

During the symposium, Mr. Xu talked about his pursuit of truth and beauty in translating foreign literatures, while Ms. Wen shared her recent experience in Japan.