Asian art

Art Major Wins Asian Studies Essay Award

Rising senior Sarah Fields won The University of Alabama College of Arts and Sciences’ 2019 Asian Studies Essay Award for her research on the Italian Jesuit painter Giuseppe Castiglione who served as a court painter during the Qing dynasty in China in the 18th century. Fields researched and wrote the paper, titled “Lang Shining: The

Art Historian Publishes on Early 20th-Century Women’s Art in China

Assistant Professor Doris Sung published a chapter, “Redefining Female Talent: ‘The Women’s Eastern Times,’ ‘The Ladies’ Journal,’ and the Development of ‘Women’s Art’ in China, 1910s-1930s,” in the book, Women and the Periodical Press in China’s Long Twentieth Century: A Space of their Own, edited by Michel Hockx, Joan Judge, and Barbara Mittler (Cambridge 2018).

Buddhist Art Scholar to Keynote Graduate Art History Symposium

The University of Alabama and The University of Alabama at Birmingham Joint Program for the M.A. in Art History announces the 21st Annual Graduate Student Symposium in Art History, Friday, March 4, 2016, 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. The symposium will feature graduate student research presentations and culminate in a keynote lecture by Dr. Susan L. Huntington of The Ohio State University: “The Absence of Evidence is

Art History Graduate Student Researches Buddhist Caves On-Site

In June 2012, art history graduate student Meng Tong traveled to Dunhuang, China, to study the Mogao Caves, a Buddhist pilgrimage site on the Silk Road that dates from about 500 to about 1300. The site is being preserved and studied by researchers and scholars from all over the world. Tong wrote: “Of the 735