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Asian Studies


Hung Liu The Path, 2010-2011, Courtesy of Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
Hung Liu
The Path , 2010-2011,
Courtesy of Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York

Friday, September 27, 2013 (Kresge Auditorium, Visual Arts Center)

4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Exhibition Opening Keynote Address

  • Women Artists in 20th Century China: A Prehistory of the Contemporary
    Julia F. Andrews, Professor, Department of History of Art, Ohio State University  

5:30 - 7:30 p.m. reception & dinner with invitation

Saturday, September 28, 2013 (Beam Classroom, Visual Arts Center)

8:45 - 9:00 a.m. Welcome by Cristle Collins Judd, Dean of Academic Affairs Bowdoin College

9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Panel I: Tradition and Modernity
Panel discussion and Q&A, chaired by Pamela Fletcher, Bowdoin College

  • Reclaiming Female Subjectivity: Images of Women, Past and Present, in the Art of Cui Xiuwen and Yu Hong
    Lara C. W. Blanchard, Hobart and William Smith Colleges
  • Camouflaged Histories: Lei Yan as Chinese Guerrilla Girl
    Sasha Welland, University of Washington

10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Panel II: Place and Space
Panel discussion and Q&A, chaired by Belinda Kong, Bowdoin College

  • Metadomesticity
    Lisa Claypool, University of Alberta, Canada
  • Metropolis Ecologies: Yin Xiuzhen's Parallel Cities
    Meiling Cheng, University of Southern California

11:00 - 11:15 a.m. coffee break

11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Panel III: Body and Identity
Panel discussion and Q&A, chaired by David Collings, Bowdoin College

  • Wrapped Body and Masked Face: Female Subject Formation in Liu Manwen’s Self-portraiture
    Shu-chin Tsui, Bowdoin College
  • Navigating Orientalism in Hung Liu's Art
    Nancy E. Riley, Bowdoin College & Mary Jane Riley, independent scholar/artist

12:15 - 1:30 p.m. lunch break with invitation

1:30 - 3:00 p.m. Panel IV: Female or Feminist? Women’s Art in Contemporary China and Hong Kong
Panel discussion and Q&A, chaired by Carol Huh, Freer and Sackler,

  • Off the Margins: Chinese Women’s Art in Thirty Years
    Tao Yongbai, independent art critic, China
  • Women with a Capital W: Art Works of Xiang Jing
    Jia Fangzhou, independent art critic, China
  • Women’s Art in Hong Kong Reframed: A Performative Research in Progress on the Potentialities of Women Art-Makers
    Linda Chiu-han Lai, City University of Hong Kong

3:00 - 3:30 p.m. Artist’s Visual Presentation: Sources of Inspiration

Lan Chiann Wu, independent artist of Chinese ink painting, California with introduction by Susan Wegner, Bowdoin College

3:30 - 4:00 p.m.  open discussions with participating panelists, discussants, and audience

5:30 - 7:30 p.m. final reception and dinner with invitation