Tuesday, January 24, 2012

China Institute Lecture Series

In conjunction with a new exhibition:

The Afterlife, Architecture, and Drama: Jin-Yuan Tombs in Southern Shanxi
Renowned scholar and leading architectural historian Nancy Steinhardt is Professor of East Asian Art in the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations and Curator of Chinese Art at the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. She is author of Chinese Traditional Architecture (1984), Chinese Imperial City Planning (1990), and Liao Architecture (1997); editor and adaptor of A History of Chinese Architecture (2002), co-editor of Hawaii Reader in Traditional Chinese Culture (2005), and has written more than 60 scholarly articles and more than 30 book reviews. She has given more than 120 public lectures and conference talks. Steinhardt has received fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, National Endowment for the Humanities, American Council of Learned Societies, American Philosophical Society, Graham Foundation for Advanced Study in the Fine Arts, Social Science Research Foundation, and Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation.

Thursday, February 9 ~ 6:30 - 8 PM
$10 member / $15 non-member
To register, please visit http://www.chinainstitute.org/art-culture/exhibition-related-programs or call 212-744-8181, ext. 111.
China Institute
125 East 65th Street
New York, New York 10065

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