Under the sponsorship of the Oklahoma Humanities Council Opportunity Grant, in partnership with Oklahoma State University Museum of Art, Oklahoma State University Art History Roundtable, the “East Asian Art in a transnational context Lecture Series, Fall 2021” will feature five scholars whose research focuses on cross-cultural interaction in East Asian Art.  

On Oct 18, 2021 (6 pm, CST), Dr. Yanqiu Zheng from Social Science Research Council presents “Chinese Treasure v. Chinese Dinner: Contested Representations of China at the 1964 New York World’s Fair.”  Dr. Yanqiu Zheng is Program Officer for the new China and the Global South Project. Beginning as a philosophy major at Peking University in China, he received master's degrees in education and history from Indiana University Bloomington. For his Ph.D. in modern Chinese history from Northwestern University, Yanqiu completed a dissertation on the Chinese efforts in institutionalizing cultural diplomacy in the United States in the twentieth century with the support from Doris Quinn Foundation and China Times Cultural Foundation (California). Broadly interested in the politics of intercultural encounters, Yanqiu has conducted extensive archival research in the United States, Taiwan, and China, and published peer-reviewed articles in Journal of American-East Asian RelationsTrans-Asia Photography Review, and Twentieth-Century China, among others. Prior to joining SSRC, Yanqiu taught East Asian and world history full-time in several American universities. He is fluent in Mandarin and English, plus his hometown dialect. 

 

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Under the sponsorship of the Oklahoma Humanities Council Opportunity Grant, in partnership with Oklahoma State University Museum of Art, Oklahoma State University Art History Roundtable, the “East Asian Art in a transnational context Lecture Series, Fall 2021” will feature five scholars whose research focuses on cross-cultural interaction in East Asian Art. 

On Oct 11, 2021 (6 pm, CST), Dr. Lihui Dong from Beijing University presents “Picturing Madonna in China from the 14th to 20th century. Dr. Dong is currently assistant professor in the School of Arts at Peking University, and holds PhD degrees in Art History from Tsinghua University and the University of Pittsburgh. Her present research project centers upon art exchange between the East and West, and visual culture studies. Her research interests relate to Qing Dynasty court portraiture, Christian art in China, and the history and theory of early photography. Selected publications include “Game Playing and Cultural Misreading: How the Empress Dowager Cixi’s Portraits Representing the National Image of China in the Early 20th Century,” “From the Black Art, Western Technique to Modern Art: The Historical Context of Chinese Modern Photography in the 1920s,” “Influence and Diffusion of Illustrated Books Imported by Western Missionaries in the 16th and 17th Century China,” “The Development, Visual Translation and Influences of the Images of Madonna in China” and Chinese Translation of Western Images: Christian Art in China in the 16th and 17th century. 

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Under the sponsorship of the Oklahoma Humanities Council Opportunity Grant, in partnership with Oklahoma State University Museum of Art, Oklahoma State University Art History Roundtable, “East Asian Art in a transnational context Lecture Series Fall 2021” features five scholars whose research focuses on cross-cultural interaction in East Asian Art. 

On Sep 13, 2021 (6 pm, CST), Rui Liu from Peking University presents “Sweeping the Ocean: Trawling Technology and Fishing Resources in Modern Japan and China.” Rui Liu is a PhD candidate studying the oceanic history of modern East Asia in Peking University. She earned her BA and MA in History from Beijing Normal University. She worked as a visiting fellow in the Department of History, Harvard University from 2019 to 2021. Her current interests include Sino-Japanese fishing relations after 1945, Japanese fisheries investigation in Oceanic East Asia and Southeast Asia, and the influence of the United States on the fisheries industry in Japan and China during the early postwar periods. 

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Under the sponsorship of the Oklahoma Humanities Council Opportunity Grant, in partnership with Oklahoma State University Museum of Art, Oklahoma State University Art History Roundtable, the “East Asian Art in a transnational context Lecture Series, Fall 2021” will feature five scholars whose research focuses on cross-cultural interaction in East Asian Art.

On Sep 20, 2021 (6 pm, CST), Dr. Alison Miller from the University of the South presents “Imaging and Imagining the Imperial: the Modern Japanese Empresses in Print and Photography.” Dr. Alison J. Miller, Assistant Professor of Art History, is a scholar of Asian art who specializes in modern and contemporary Japanese art, prints and photography, and the intersections of gender studies and visual culture. Dr. Miller's research has been funded by a Fulbright Fellowship, Foreign Language Area Studies Fellowship, and Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship, among others.  She has published in TransAsia Photography Review, Impressions, Asian Diasporic Visual Cultures and the Americas (ADVA), Nursing Clio, and various museum catalogues.  Her book manuscript, tentatively titled, "The Feminine Imperial Image in Japan, 1868-1952" addresses how prints, photographs, and paintings of the modern Japanese empresses were used to construct norms of modern femininity and class. 

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As part of the Norris series on Migrations, Dr. Kency Cornejo (UNM) will be on campus at the end of this month. She is speaking in BC109, on Thurs, Jan 30, at 5pm. Her talk is titled "Sonic Healing: Art and Migration in Central America." 

Jolene Nenibah Yazzie, January 29, 2020, 7:15pm, BC 109

Jolene Nenibah Yazzie, photographer, will visit campus to speak about her current photography project, “Dilbaa Nahleeh," on other women-identifying queer people in the Navajo community, both in and outside the Navajo Nation. Yazzie received her BA from the Institute for American Indian Arts, in Design and Visual Communication. Her work has been exhibited at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian, the Harwood Museum of Art, and elsewhere. Currently a photographer and photojournalist for High Country News, Yazzie’s work addresses contemporary life in the Navajo Nation. Sponsored by American Studies at OSU, Yazzie’s talk is part of a series addressing Native American history and culture. More information on that series will be available at amst.okstate.edu.

For more information: Louise Siddons, louise.siddons@okstate.edu

 

Brian Fleetwood, Doel Reed Center Smelser Vallion Visiting Artist, will be giving an Artist Talk at the OSU Museum of Art. Located at 720 S. Husband. The talk will be Thursday, November 14, 2019 4:30 – 6:00 p.m.

On Friday, November 15 Brian will conduct a Free Visiting Artist Workshop from 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at the Prairie Art Center, 1001 S. Duck St.

Gabrielle Tesfaye was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. An interdisciplinary artist, her creative practice includes painting, animation, film, puppetry, and interactive installations.Thematically, Tesfaye’s work references narratives focused on the African diaspora, Afro-futurism, global puppetry traditions, and cultural storytelling. She studied at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City, and continued her studies at the Mahidol University International College in Bangkok, Thailand. In 2018, she earned a BFA from the Peck School of the Arts at University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee. Tesfaye’s work has exhibited at The Crypt Gallery (London), GalleryX (Dublin), Thapae East—Venue for Creative Arts (Thailand), Stony Island Arts Bank (Chicago), and Aaron Davis Hall at the City College of New York.

This artist visit is in conjuction with the Little Nemo's Progress Exhibition, and has been made possible through the Fae Rawdon Norris Endowment for the Humanities.

Gabrielle will be visiting the Oklahoma State University Museum of Art and the Department of Art, Graphic Design, & Art History on November 12th and 13th.
She will be giving a lecture and doing workshops with several art classes. 

The lecture will be at 5pm Wednesday Nov 13th in BC 109.

Visit Gabrielle's website here.

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