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10:00 am | 10/30/2023 | on line

Interested in the History of Art PhD program at UC Berkeley? Register now for the virtual Graduate Diversity Admissions Fair, Oct 30-Nov 3 and attend our online session on Monday, October 30, 10 am! You’ll learn about our program strengths, have the opportunity to meet with our Head Graduate Advisor, and connect with others who share your interests. #BerkeleyGradDiversity #admissionsfair #gradschool

1:00 pm | 12/4/2023 | 308A Doe Library | Until 5:00 pm | 12/4/2023

Book Manuscript Mini-Conference: Non-Aligned: Decolonization, Modernism, and the Third World Project, India ca. 1930–1960.

Participants: Iftikhar Dadi, the John H. Burris Professor in History of Art at Cornell University; Rebecca M. Brown, Professor of the History of Art at Johns Hopkins University; and Ming Tiampo, Professor of History of Art at Carleton University; and Lawrence Cohen, Professor, Department of Anthropology, UC Berkeley in conversation with Atreyee Gupta, Assistant Professor, History of Art, UC Berkeley

Sponsor(s): History of ArtArt PracticeInstitute for South Asia StudiesSarah Kailath Chair of India StudiesSouth Asia Art InitiativeArt Histories of South Asia


Speaker Bios

Rebecca M. Brown, Professor in the History of Art, is a scholar of colonial and post-1947 South Asian visual culture and politics, and she has served as a consultant and a curator for modern and contemporary Indian art for the Peabody Essex Museum, the Walters Art Museum, and the Shelley and Donald Rubin Foundation. Her work examines urban space, modernity, visual political rhetoric, cultural diplomacy, and rhythm, motion, and time in art, visual culture, and exhibitiona... [show more]

5:00 pm | 9/7/2023 | 308A Doe Library

Dr. Huaiyu Chen

We are pleased to announce a lecture the Department is co-sponsoring this coming Fall. Dr. Huaiyu Chen, professor of Religious Studies at Arizona State University, will be visiting Berkeley to give a talk, titled The “Animal Question” in Medieval Chinese Religions, based on his two recent publications In The Land of Tigers and Snakes: Living with Animals in Medieval Chinese Religions and Animals and Plants in Chinese Religions and Science.

Co-sponsored by the Department of History of Art, the Numata Center for Buddhist Studies, the Berkeley Center for the Study of Religion, and the Department of East Asian Languages & Cultures

Support provided by grants from the Mary C. Stoddard Fund and the Glorisun Global Buddhist Network

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