VMPEA: Orianna Cacchione

Orianna Cacchione, Curator of Global Contemporary Art, The David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art

“Zhang Peili: A Case Study of Contemporary Chinese Art in the Global Art World”

VMPEA: Yunfei Shao

Yunfei Shao, Ph.D. Candidate

Department of Art History, University of Chicago

“Picturing the Westlake in late Imperial China”

VMPEA: Jue Hou

Jue Hou, Ph.D. Student

John U. Nef Committee on Social Thought, University of Chicago

“Skin Deep: Corporeography from Kafka to Qiu Zhijie”


Yin Wu, Ph.D. Student

Department of Art History, University of Chicago

“Materiality, Text, and Image in the Chinese version of The Rules for Reciting the Rosary [誦念珠規程]

VMPEA: Jianpeng Wei

Jianpeng Wei, Visiting Student, Ph.D candidate,
Department of Archaeology, Sichuan University
“敦煌维摩诘经变的结构性演变 [Structural Evolution of Vimalakirti Sutra Illustration in Dunhuang]”
*Please note: This talk will be conducted in Chinese

VMPEA: Corey Byrnes

Corey Byrnes, Assistant Professor of Modern Chinese Literature
Department of Asian Languages and Cultures, Northwestern University
“Defining the Chinese Landscape of Desolation in Teaching and Research”
Co-sponsored with Art & Politics of East Asia Workshop

VMPEA: Katherine Tsiang

Katherine Tsiang, Associate Director
Center for the Art of East Asia, University of Chicago
Department of Art History, University of Chicago
“Yungang to Longmen Transition? New Perspectives on Reading the Evidence”

RAVE: Cybele Tom

Special Event - Cybele Tom, Andrew W. Mellon Fellow in Objects Conservation, The Art Institute of Chicago

RAVE: Rana Choi

Rana Choi, Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Comparative Literature

RAVE: Open Studios with MFA Students

Special Event - Open Studios with MFA students in the Department of Visual Arts in the Logan Center Studio Clusters