In order to thoroughly implement the spirit of the Opinions on Accelerating the Construction of Philosophy and Social Sciences with Chinese Characteristics by the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and the Guiding Opinions on Strengthening the Construction of Philosophy and Social Sciences Academic Associations by Propaganda Department of the CPC Central Committee and Ministry of Civil Affairs of the People’s Republic of China, give full play to the key contact areas of Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China, serving the overall work of the party and the country, and accelerating the construction of the function of serving the philosophy and social sciences with Chinese characteristics, on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the establishment of Mao Zedong Literature and Art Thought Research Association, Jilin University held the 40th anniversary commemorative symposium, the association development work meeting, and the academic seminar on "Building a Socialist Literary Criticism Discourse System with Chinese Characteristics on December 12.
The conference was organized by the Research Center of Chinese Contemporary Marxist Literature and Art of Jilin University and the College of Humanities of Jilin University, and the magazines of Jilin University Journal Social Sciences Edition, Theory and Practice of Literary Criticism, Study and Exploration, Research on Mao Zedong and Deng Xiaoping Theory co-organized, representatives of the vice president, relevant experts and honorary presidents of research associations from Peking University, Qiushi Magazine, Graduate School of Chinese National Academy of Arts, Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences, Communication University of China, Shandong Normal University, South-Central University for Nationalities, Xiangtan University, Jilin University, etc. attended the meeting.
Professor Cai Lidong, Vice President of Jilin University, Professor Han Xiping, Director of the Propaganda Department of the Party Committee of Jilin University, Professor Xu Zhengkao, Dean of the College of Humanities of Jilin University, Professor Liu Zhongshu, former President of Jilin University, Senior Professor of Philosophy and Social Sciences, and Honorary President of the Research Association gave speeches, affirmed the contribution of Mao Zedong Literature and Art Thought Research Association to insist on taking Marxism-Leninism, Mao Zedong Thought, Deng Xiaoping Theory, the important thinking of the "Three Represents", the scientific outlook on development, and Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era as the guidance, using literature and art to serve the people, serving socialism and the policy of "letting a hundred flowers blossom and a hundred schools of thought contend", promoting the Sinicization of Marxist literary and artistic theories, and building socialist literary and artistic theories with Chinese characteristics. They also affirmed their contributions on insisting the correct orientation, internal management norms, sound organizational mechanisms, and academic achievements of the development and construction of associations with high level and obvious social benefits. The outstanding influence of ideological work are summarized, and the requirements and hopes for the development of associations in the new era are put forward, not forgetting the original intention, keeping in mind the mission, abiding by the purpose, climbing the peak, and standing on the long-term. , steady and far-reaching, focus on the future, and build the present.
Liang Yushui, the Vice President and Secretary-General presided over the opening ceremony and made a report on the construction and development of the society on behalf of the research society.
Professor Zhang Fugui, Honorary President of the Research Society, a well-known literary theorist, Professor Dong Xuewen of Peking University, Senior Professor of Philosophy and Social Sciences of Jilin University, and Changjiang Scholar Distinguished Professor of the Ministry of Education, respectively made speeches on the theme of "Building a Discourse System of Literary Criticism with Chinese Characteristics" . Participants had a lively discussion on related topics.
Secretary-General Liang Yushui, on behalf of the research society, announced the list of the 40th Anniversary of the Outstanding Contribution Award and Special Contribution Award to the former Deputy Secretary-General of the Chinese Federation of Literary and Art Circles, member of the Party Group of the Chinese Writers Association, and the Central Committee Li Xin, the head of the Literary and Art Bureau of the Propaganda Department, the honorary chairman of the Chinese Academy of Arts, Liu Zhongshu, the honorary chairman, a senior professor of philosophy and social sciences of Jilin University and the former president of Jilin University, the famous literary theorist, Dong Xuewen of Peking University, the honorary chairman, the founder Professor Cao Guifang, founding member, former vice president and secretary of the Party Committee of Hebei Normal University, founding member, former vice president and secretary-general Professor Feng Guimin, founding member, former vice president and secretary-general, Professor Wu Guangzheng, awarded the 40th anniversary of the Outstanding Research Association and Contribution Award honorary certificate, to Mr. Gongmu's wife, Ms. Wu Xiang, who has always cared about the development of the Research Association, awarded the "Special Contribution Award" honorary certificate.
Researcher Kang Yonggang, Secretary of the Party Committee of the College of Humanities , and Secretary-General Liang Yushui presented certificates and tribute flowers to the award-winning representatives, and expressed their highest regards to all members and academic colleagues who have contributed to the founding and development of the Institute Respects.
Professor Liu Zhongshu, former president of Jilin University, senior professor of philosophy and social sciences, and honorary president of the research society, and researcher Kang Yonggang, secretary of the Party Committee of the College of humanities of Jilin University paid a special visit to the founding president, Mrs. Wu Xiang, the wife of Professor Gongmu before the conference.
After the meeting, accompanied by Dong Hanliang, Director of the Archives of Jilin University, the participants visited the History Museum of Jilin University.
During the conference, the appointment ceremony of honorary consultants, consultants, and part-time researchers of the Research Center of Chinese Contemporary Marxist Literature and Art of Jilin University was held, and the chairman's work meeting was held to discuss the work of the ninth council of the research society and the preparations for the 2021 academic annual conference. , project development and other matters were studied and discussed. President Li Zhihong was unable to attend the meeting because he was in the United States, so he participated in the video conference of the president's working meeting.
Vice President Sun Shuwen presided over the closing ceremony, and Vice President Ma Chi made a summary of the conference.
Professor Yao Yuchun, Director of the Department of Social Sciences of Jilin University, Zhang Conghao, Deputy Dean of the College of Humanities of Jilin University, and Vice Dean Kong Chaopeng attended the meeting.
The National Research Association of Mao Zedong Thought on Literature and Art was established in 1980. It is a national academic society of social sciences registered by the Ministry of Civil Affairs and managed by the Ministry of Education. The affiliated unit of the association is Jilin University.