Jesuit missionary Matteo Ricci

Ronnie Hsia will deliver a lecture on the famous Jesuit missionary to China, Matteo Ricci, SJ, on Sept. 21 at 5:30 p.m. in the Yawkey Center’s Murray Function Room. Hsia, the Edwin Earle Sparks Professor of History at Penn State, is the author of the book, A Jesuit in the Forbidden City: Matteo Ricci, 1552-1610. This lecture is being held in conjunction with the “Binding Friendship: Ricci, China and Jesuit Cultural Learnings” exhibition in the Burns Library. Sponsors: Institute for the Liberal Arts, Jesuit Institute, History Department, and Asian Studies.
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