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Lectures 2012−2013
Thursday, 4 October 2012
Ari Levine
University of Georgia
Read-Write Memory: How to Translate Images of Early Modern Chinese Cityscapes into Texts (and Back Again)
202 Jones Hall
4:30 pm
Wednesday, 14 November 2012
Yomi Braester
University of Washington
Digital Effects and Cinephiliac Ethics: Chinese Film under the Sign of Globalization
202 Jones Hall
4:30 pm
Thursday, 15 November 2012
Bert Winther-Tamaki
UC Irvine
Global Convergences: Japanese, Indian, and Mexican Art Since 1876
106 McCormick Hall
4:30 pm
 
Tuesday, 12 February 2013
Peter Sturman
UC Santa Barbara
Family Matters--The Strange Case of the 'Poetic Ideas' Scroll Attributed to Mi Youren and Sima Huai
106 McCormick Hall
5:00 pm
Wednesday, 20 February 2013
Angela Zito
New York University
Writing in Water: A Film Screening in Chinese with English Subtitles
106 McCormick Hall
7:30 pm
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lectures 2011−2012
Thursday, 6 October 2011
Robert D. Mowry
Alan J. Dworsky Curator of Chinese Art and Head of the Department of Asian Art, Arthur M. Sackler Museum
First Under Heaven: Korean Ceramics of the Goryeo Dynasty (918-1392)
106 McCormick Hall
4:30 pm
Monday, 10 October 2011
RHI Juhyung
Seoul National University
Does Iconography Really Matter? Iconographic Specification of Buddha Images in Pre-Esoteric Buddhist Art
106 McCormick Hall
4:30 pm
Wednesday, 30 November 2011
Carma Hinton
George Mason University
Tethered Tiger, Captured Dragon: Clearing Out Demons from Mountain Woods
106 McCormick Hall
4:30 pm
 
Postponed - TBA
Miyeko Murase
Emerita, Columbia University
TBA
106 McCormick Hall
4:30 pm
Saturday, 3 March 2012
Donald McCallum
University of California, Los Angeles
Asuka Myths and Orthodoxies: Ikarugadera – Umayado no ōji – Hōryūji
101 McCormick Hall
9:30 am
Friday, 13 April 2012
Wenda Gu
Artist
Global Art and Chinese Culture: A Conversation with Wenda Gu
101 McCormick Hall
7:00 pm
 
Lectures 2010−2011
Tuesday, 12 October 2010
Helmut Brinker
Professor Emeritus, University of Zurich
The Iconic Body as Insight into Japanese Buddhist Practice
106 McCormick Hall
5:00 pm
Tuesday, 19 October 2010
Jonathan M. Reynolds
Barnard College
Paradise Lost-Paradise Regained: Tômatsu Shômei's Photographic Engagement with Okinawa
106 McCormick Hall
5:00 pm
Thursday, 9 December 2010
Jane DeBevoise
Independent Scholar and Asia Art Archive, Hong Kong
Film and Introductory Lecture on "Jean-Paul Sartre to Teresa Teng: Contemporary Cantonese Art of the 1980s"
101 McCormick Hall
4:30 pm
Thursday, 17 February 2011
Ronald Egan
University of California, Santa Barbara
Banana Tree in the Snow: Exploring Key Concepts of Song Dynasty Aesthetic Thought
202 Jones Hall
4:30 pm
Wednesday, 13 April 2011
Sonya Lee
University of Southern California
New Faces of Nature: Leshan and Colossal Buddhas of Sichuan
106 McCormick Hall
5:00 pm
Thursday, 14 April 2011
Roderick Whitfield
Professor Emeritus, School of Oriental and African Studies, London University
Ruixiang: The Replication of Notable Buddhist Images From India and Central Asia in Chang'an and Dunhuang
106 McCormick Hall
5:00 pm

Lectures 2009−2010
Thursday, 12 November 2009
Mary Hirsch
Independent Scholar
1,001 Heads: Animating the Universe and Mimicking the Neighbors
202 Jones Hall
4:30 pm
Tuesday, 16 February 2010
Patricia Berger
University of California, Berkeley
Precious One: Transformative Arts and Technologies in Eighteenth Century Asia
106 McCormick Hall
5:00 pm
Saturday, 27 February 2010
Marsha Haufler
University of Kansas
Views from the Back of the Book: Monks, Women, and Foreigners
101 McCormick Hall
9:30 am

Thursday, 8 April 2010
David Schaberg
University of California, Los Angeles
Purposes of The Discussions on Salt and Iron
202 Jones Hall
4:30 pm
Tuesday, 13 April 2010
Matthew McKelway
Columbia University
Invention and Inversion in Momoyama Painting: Fans from the Nanzenji Screens
106 McCormick Hall
5:00 pm
Lectures 2008−2009
Tuesday, 2 December 2008
Wu Hung
University of Chicago
Shitao (1642−1707) and the Traditional Concept of Ruins
McCosh 10
8:00 pm
Monday, 27 April 2009
Boreth Ly
University of California, Santa Cruz
Circles of Power: The Political Palladia of Southeast Asia
106 McCormick Hall
4:30 pm
Lectures 2007−2008
Thursday, 18 October 2007
Cary Y. Liu
Princeton University Art Museum
Between the Titans: Constructions of Modernity and Tradition at the Dawn of Chinese Architectural History
106 McCormick Hall
4:30 pm
Thursday, 6 December 2007
Craig Clunas
Oxford University
Patterns Cut in Stone: The Kingly Replication of Culture in Ming China
101 McCormick Hall
4:30 pm
Thursday, 10 April 2008
Annette Juliano
Rutgers University
Intersections: Defining the Cultural Dynamic of North China in the Sixth Century
101 McCormick Hall
4:30 pm
Tuesday, 15 April 2008
Bo Lawergren
Professor Emeritus, Hunter College, with Harpist and Kugo Player Tomoko Sugawara
The Ancient Asian Harp Reborn: An Illustrated Lecture and Musical Demonstration
101 McCormick Hall
4:30 pm
Tuesday, 22 April 2008
Joe Earle
Japan Society
From Form to Picture: Japanese Sword Fittings in an Age of Peace
106 McCormick Hall
4:30 pm
Monday, 28 April 2008
Youngsook Pak
School of Oriental and African Studies and Yale University
Patronage and Pure Land Paintings in Koryo, 13th and 14th Centuries
202 Jones Hall
4:30 pm
Tuesday, 28 November 2006
Nancy Steinhardt
University of Pennsylvania
The Mosque in China
106 McCormick Hall
4:30 pm
Monday, 4 December 2006
Marsha Haufler
University of Kansas
Thangkas for the Ming Court
106 McCormick Hall
4:30 pm
Tuesday, 20 February 2007
Vannessa Tran
artist, Seattle, Washington; Fellow in The Council of the Humanities and the Tang Center for East Asian Art
The Nature of Painting
106 McCormick Hall
4:30 pm
Tuesday, 15 November 2005
Aida Yuen Wong
Brandeis University
Affective Realism: Saimitsu Byosha and its Chinese Song-dynasty Sources in Taisho Japan
106 McCormick Hall
4:30 pm
Thursday, 9 February 2006
Tonia Eckfeld
University of Melbourne
Architectonics of Tang Imperial Tombs, 618-907: Constructing a Dynasty
106 McCormick Hall
4:30 pm
Tuesday, 21 February 2006
Zhi Lin
University of Washington, Seattle; Fellow in The Council of the Humanities and the Tang Center for East Asian Art
Zhi Lin's Work: A Journey Across History and Culture
Stewart Film Theater
4:30 pm
Wednesday, 22 February 2006
Zhi Lin
University of Washington, Seattle; Fellow in The Council of the Humanities and the Tang Center for East Asian Art
Self-Portraits: Investigations of Nature, the Past, and the Present
106 McCormick Hall
4:30 pm
Monday, 13 March 2006
Nora Taylor
Arizona State University
Following the Trail of Hanoi's Avant Garde Artists: Vietnamese Installation and Performance Art in the Age of Globalization
106 McCormick Hall
4:30 pm
Wednesday, 12 April 2006
Dashtzeveg Tumen
National University of Mongolia
Xiongnu Archaeology of Mongolia and Transbaikalia
106 McCormick Hall
4:30 pm
Friday, 14 April 2006
Colin Mackenzie
Middlebury College
Strange Forms and Patterned Surfaces: Wood Carving and Lacquer Painting of the Chu State, 6th to 3rd century B.C.E.
106 McCormick Hall
4:30 pm
Tuesday, 18 April 2006
Marylin Rhie
Smith College
Some Issues in Korean Buddhist Art
106 McCormick Hall
4:30 pm
Wednesday, 19 April 2006
Marylin Rhie
Smith College
Regional Schools in Later Tibetan Art
106 McCormick Hall
4:30 pm
Tuesday, 12 October 2004
Lillian Lan-ying Tseng
Yale University
Art, Science and Religion: The Painted Han Tomb at Xi'an Jiaotong University
106 McCormick Hall
4:30 pm
Monday, 1 November 2004
Robert E. Harrist, Jr.
Columbia University
Big Writing: The Monumental Sutras of Shandong Province and the Question of Scale in the Visual Arts
106 McCormick Hall
4:30 pm
Friday, 12 November 2004
Lin Meicun
Peking University
Mongolian Landscape Map: A “World Map” of Middle Age Newly Discovered in Japan
106 McCormick Hall
3:30 pm
Monday, 15 November 2004
James Trilling
Cultural Boundaries and Artistic Fusion: Eurasian Art of the First Millennium, AD
106 McCormick Hall
4:30 pm
Thursday, 2 December 2004
Bong Won Kang
Visiting professor, Kyongju University, Korea
Mortuary Practices during the Three Kingdoms Period in Korea
106 McCormick Hall
4:30 pm
Monday, 14 February 2005
Stanley Abe
Duke University
Authenticity and Connoisseurship: Making Chinese Sculpture Art
106 McCormick Hall
3:30 pm
Tuesday, 14 October 2003
William Coaldrake
University of Melbourne
Meiji Architectural Models and the Rebirth of the Taitokuin Mausoleum
106 McCormick Hall
4:30 pm
Thursday, 13 November 2003
Bell Yung
University of Pittsburgh
Hearing with the Mind and Touch: The Private Music of the Chinese Qin
106 McCormick Hall
4:30 pm
Tuesday, 24 February 2004
Heping Liu
Wellesley College
Old Trees and Wintry Forests: Searching for an Ecological Landscape in Eleventh-Century Song China
106 McCormick Hall
4:30 pm
Tuesday, 30 March 2004
Eugene Wang
Harvard University
Grotto, Mirror Hall, and Phantasm—A Dunhuang Cave and Medieval Chinese Visual Culture
106 McCormick Hall
4:30 pm
Monday, 12 April 2004
Puay-peng Ho
Chinese University of Hong Kong
Constructing the Pure Land: Architecture in Dunhuang Wall Paintings
106 McCormick Hall
4:30 pm

Wednesday, 23 October 2002
Maggie Bickford
Brown University
Emperor Huizong's Paintings: Works of Art as Works of State
106 McCormick Hall
4:30 pm
Thursday, 14 November 2002
James Cahill, Emeritus
University of California at Berkeley
Passages of Felt Life: Paintings for Women in Ming-Qing China?
106 McCormick Hall
4:30 pm
Tuesday, 4 March 2002
Xin Lixiang
National Museum of Chinese History
The Relationship between the Images of Han Dynasty Offering Shrines and Tomb Imagery
Jones Hall
3:30 pm
Tuesday, 4 March 2002
Jiang Yingju
Honorary Director of the Shandong Stone Carvings Museum
Han Dynasty Pictorial Stone Carving
Jones Hall
5:00 pm
Wednesday, 26 March 2003
Doris Ledderose-Croissant
University of Heidelberg
Icons of Femininity: Tsuchida Bakusen (1887-1938), Japanese National Painting and the Parodox of Modernity
106 McCormick Hall
4:30 pm
Thursday, 3 April 2003
Robert Murowchick
Boston University
Bulls, Snakes, and Drums: Changing Perspectives on the Archaeology of the Dian Culture in Yunnan, Southwest China
Jones Hall
3:30 pm