Warmest congratulations to Dr. Yeewan Koon for receiving the University's Outstanding Teaching Award 2020! This award is a formal recognition of her teaching excellency. Over the past 15 years [...]
One of the greatest cases of Sino-European cultural interaction before 1911 took place in the Qing court when emperors Kangxi, Yongzheng, and Qianlong hosted and patronized a number of Jesuit artists and artisans from Europe. The Jesuits were trying to impress the emperors with supposedly superior scientific knowledge in order to help spread Christianity in China, while the emperors integrated the missionaries’ foreign painting techniques into court art to extend their own political ends.
The Department of Fine Arts and Taschen Books present a wonderful evening on Rembrandt with Duncan Bull, curator from Rijksmuseum. Taschen Books is also kindly hosting a special Dutch snacks and cocktails reception before the conversation starting at 6pm. So come, enjoy a cocktail, peruse some art books, learn about Rembrandt! Our teachers including Dr. Hammers and Dr. Lastra will also be there joining in the festivities at Taikwun.
Digital Humanities? Exploring Technology’s Roles in Studying the Past Date: 3 April 2019 (Wednesday) Time: 5:00-6:00pm Venue: Room 4.34, Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus A recent trend finds humanities [...]
The Legal Medium: An Aesthetics of Uncivil Obedience Date: 24 January 2019 (Thursday) Time: 4:30-6:00pm Venue: Room 4.34, Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus This talk examines the intersection of [...]