VMPEA Spring 2022 Schedule

The Visual and Material Perspectives on East Asia (VMPEA) workshop is pleased to announce the Spring 2022 schedule. Events will be held on Wednesdays from 4:45 to 6:45 pm CT at CWAC 152 unless noted otherwise (there will be two Friday sessions this quarter). For the online event or those who would like to join us remotely, we will send out the registration links prior to the events.


April 15 (Friday)

 Wu Hang, PhD Student, Department of Cinema and Media Studies

“Information Processing: On Asian Cyberscapes in the Cyberpunk New Wave”

*Co-Sponsored with the Digital Media Workshop*


April 20 

Yan Yang, Assistant Professor of Art History, Music and Art, Borough of Manhattan Community College CUNY

“Tracing the Formation of a National Style: Yamato-e from World Fairs to Wartimes”

Discussant: Minori Egashira, PhD Candidate, Department of Art History

[This event is online]


May 6 (Friday) 

Xu Jin, Assistant Professor of Art History and Asian Studies, Vassar College

“Comparing Acts, Matching Images: Filial Sons and Reclusive Sages on the Funerary Couch of a Sogdian Immigrant in 6th-Century China”

Discussant: TBA


May 18 

Jin Yan, PhD Student, Department of Art History

“From Paper to Pottery: Imperial Yang for the Production of Dayazhai Ceramic Wares in Nineteenth-century China” 


June 1

Ranxu Yin, Visiting Graduate Student, Department of Art History; Ph.D Candidate, Central Academy of Fine Arts

“Exhibitions as Forms of Human Interaction: From a Perspective of the ‘Structures’ of Spaces”

Discussant: TBA


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