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
Chan, Chun Wa. “Fracturing Realities: Staging Buddhist Art in Domon Ken’s Photobook Murōji (1954).” Japan Review 34 (2019): 191-207.
Chan, Chun Wa. “The Concept of Zushi: On Enshrinement and Mobility of Buddhist Art in Japan.” Japanese Religions 43 (2018): 17-37.
FINE2048 Arts of Japan
FINE3022 Visual culture of modern Japan
FINE2067 Architecture of East Asia
FINE2097 Arts of Korea
FINE3025 Pious worldliness: Buddhist art and material culture
FINE4002 Perspectives in Asian art