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February 01, 2012

Room for Another View: China’s Art in Disciplinary Perspective


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An international conference exploring meta-disciplinary perspectives around such topics as academies, print, landscape, gardens, fashion, canons, and the language of art itself.

Friday, February 10

Welcome: Derek Collins, Associate Dean for Humanities
Opening Remarks: Matt Biro, Chair of Department of History of Art
Opening Address: Martin Powers, Sally Michelson Davidson Professor of Chinese Arts and Cultures

Production
Patricia Ebrey (University of Washington)
Cary Liu (Princeton University)
J.P. Park (University of Colorado, Boulder)
Martin Powers (UM)
Panel: David Doris (UM), John Onians (University of East Anglia), Erik Meuggler (UM)

Reality
Dora Ching (Princeton University)
Shane McCausland (SOAS)
Katherine Tsiang (University of Chicago)
Peter Sturman (University of California, Santa Barbara)
Panel: Alex Potts (UM), David Summers (University of Virginia), Kevin Carr (UM)

Persons
Jessica Rawson (Oxford University)
Xin Wu (College of William and Mary)
Tani Barlow (Rice University)
Wu Hung (University of Chicago)
Panel: David Porter (UM), James Elkins (Art Institute of Chicago), Diane Owen Hughes (UM)

Saturday, February 11

Reflexivity
Eugene Wang (Harvard University)
Alfreda Murck (National Palace Museum, Beijing)
Chen Jianhua (HKUST)
Jerome Silbergeld (Princeton University)
Panel: Celeste Brusati (UM), Nicholas Mirzoeff (NYU), Christian de Pee (UM)

Language Ronald Egan (University of California, Santa Barbara)
Susan Bush (Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Harvard)
Ginger Hsu (Yang Ming University, Taiwan)
Richard Vinograd (Stanford University)
Cao Yiqiang (China Academy of Arts)
Panel: Xiaobing Tang (UM), W.J.T. Mitchell (University of Chicago), Basic Dufallo (UM)

Closing Remarks: Haun Saussy (University of Chicago)

For more information, visit http://www.lsa.umich.edu/histart or email HistArtEvents[at]umich[dot]edu

Posted by zzhu at February 1, 2012 01:57 PM