Chun Wa CHAN
BA, University of Hong Kong; MA University of Leeds; PhD University of Michigan
Dr. Chan’s research focuses on the intersection of Buddhist material culture, religious space, and social identities in early Japan. He was a fellow at the Institute for Research in Humanities (Jinbunken) at the Kyoto University, National Museum of Korea, as well as National Museum of Asian Art, the Smithsonian Institution. He has published in Japanese Religions and Japan Review.
Buddhist Art and Architecture, Japanese Art, Korean Art
Postwar photography and its role in the historiography of East Asian art
“Fracturing Realities: Staging Buddhist Art in Domon Ken’s Photobook Murōji (1954).” Japan Review 34 (2019): 191-207.
“The Concept of Zushi: On Enshrinement and Mobility of Buddhist Art in Japan.” Japanese Religions 43 (2018): 17-37.
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