Friday, July 31, 2020
11 AM-1:30 PM EDT
A launch party for first-time authors who published English-language monographs about East Asian art history in late 2019 and 2020.
A gathering for art historians who research, write, and teach about art made in East Asia.
An opportunity to discuss the past and present, and to organize for the future of the field of East Asian art history.
Please come back for forthcoming videos and more content.
11 Welcome from the Steering Committee
11:10 The problem of the canon
- Xue Lei, Eulogy for a Crane and the Art of Chinese Calligraphy
- Kristen Loring Brennan, Hua Yan and the Making of the Artist in Early Modern China
- Chinghsin Wu, Parallel Modernism: Koga Harue and Avant-Garde Art in Modern Japan
- Peggy Wang, The Future History of Contemporary Chinese Art
11:35 The problem of gender, ethnicity, and identity
- Li Yuhang, Becoming Guanyin: Artistic Devotion of Buddhist Women in Late Imperial China
- Rachel Silberstein, A Fashionable Century: Textile Artistry and Commerce in the Late Qing
- Yi Gu, Chinese Ways of Seeing and Open-Air Painting
12:00 The problem of politics, landscape, and the built environment
- Stephen Whiteman, Where Dragon Veins Meet: The Kangxi Emperor and His Estate at Rehe
- Nicole Chiang, Emperor Qianlong’s Hidden Treasures: Reconsidering the Collection of the Qing Imperial Household
- Mia Yinxing Liu, Literati Lenses: Wenren Landscape in Chinese Cinema of the Mao Era
- Christine I. Ho, Drawing From Life: Sketching and Socialist Realism in the People’s Republic of China
12:25 The problem of objects and material culture
- Allison R. Miller, Kingly Splendor: Court Art and Materiality in Han China
- Mariachiara Gasparini, Transcending Patterns: Silk Road Cultural and Artistic Interactions through Central Asian Textile Images
- Eiren Shea, Mongol Court Dress, Identity Formation, and Global Exchange
- Aurelia Campbell, What the Emperor Built: Architecture and Empire in the Early Ming
12:50 The problem of region and nation
- John Finlay, Henri Bertin and the Representation of China in Eighteenth-Century France
- Erin Schoneveld, Shirakaba and Japanese Modernism: Art Magazines, Artistic Collectives, and the Early Avant-garde
- Nozomi Naoi, Yumeji Modern: Designing the Everyday in Twentieth-Century Japan
- Eugenia Bogdanova-Kummer, Bokujinkai: Japanese Calligraphy and the Postwar Avant-Garde
1:15 Looking forward