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Chinese Art in the New Millennium Undergraduate Conference


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Posted by: McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College
Deadline: Mon, February 19th, 2018

Call for Papers

"Chinese Art in the New Millennium" Undergraduate Conference

 

Conference date: Friday, April 13, 2018

Hosted by the McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College

Co-sponsored by the Asian Studies Department, Boston College

 

Keynote Speaker: Eugene Wang, Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Professor of Asian Art, Harvard University

 

In conjunction with its new exhibition, "Cao Jun: Hymns to Nature" (February 5–June 3, 2018), featuring for the first time in the United States 64 works by contemporary Chinese artist Cao Jun, the McMullen Museum of Art with the Department of Art, Art History and Film and the Asian Studies Program at Boston College, invite undergraduates from all disciplines to submit papers for 15–18 minute presentations at its spring conference, Chinese Art in the New Millennium.  

 

"Chinese Art in the New Millennium" seeks to promote new research pertaining to the field of Chinese art today. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

 

The role of new art museums in China

Rearticulating tradition in contemporary Chinese art

Chinese soft power in the public consumption of Chinese art

Trends and developments in contemporary Chinese art

The influence of Chinese politics on the creation of art and the art market

New technologies and Chinese art

 

Deadline for abstracts: Monday, February 19, 2018

 

Abstracts should be 150–250 words in length and sent to the McMullen Museum at mcmullenmuseumconference@gmail.com. This conference is interdisciplinary; undergraduates of all majors are encouraged to submit.

 

Please send all questions to Rachel Chamberlain, Manager of Education, Outreach & Digital Resources at rachel.chamberlain@bc.edu. Telephone: 617.552.1427.

 

The McMullen Museum aims to cultivate learning, celebrate artistic excellence, explore the visual traditions of diverse cultures, and inspire transdisciplinary faculty and student research based on the visual arts.



Posted on Tue, December 5th, 2017
Expires on Mon, February 19th, 2018

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