VMPEA Fall 2023 Schedule

The Visual and Material Perspectives on East Asia (VMPEA) workshop is pleased to announce the Fall 2023 schedule. All the in-person events will meet on selected Wednesdays from 4:45 to 6:45 pm CT at CWAC (Cochrane-Woods Art Center) 152 unless otherwise noted. For those who would like to join us remotely for the in-person events, we will send out the registration link prior to these events. You are welcome to consult the VMPEA website for further information about these events, and please subscribe to our listserv to receive event notifications.

Fall 2023 Schedule

October 11

Taylor Chisato Stewart, PhD Student, Art History, UChicago

“Shibata Zeshin and the Construction of Kōgei”

October 25

Alan Longino, PhD Student, Art History, UChicago

“Return to Character: Morita Shiryu and Work of the 1960s”

November 8

Paul Copp, Associate Professor in Chinese Religion and Thought, East Asian Languages and Civilizations, UChicago

“Deity Seals in the Securing of the Dead (First Centuries CE)”

Discussant: Zhenru Zhou, Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Architecture, Tsinghua University

November 17

Lisha He, Visiting PhD Candidate, UChicago

“An Exploration of Emperor Qianlong’s Practice with Glass Mirrors”

[*Please note the special date of the event. We will follow up with more updates on the exact location for this event.]

November 29

Sijia Huo, Visiting PhD Candidate, UChicago

“The Materiality and Spatial Context of the Tiantang Colossal Buddha Statue in Luoyang in the Late 7th Century”

Discussant: TBD

Please feel free to contact Yan (yanj@uchicago.edu) and Alan (longino@uchicago.edu) with any questions you might have, and we look forward to seeing you soon!

All Best,

Yan & Alan


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