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Scientizing Vision in China: Outdoor Sketching and the Reinvention of Landscape Perception, 1912-1949

Scientizing Vision in China: Outdoor Sketching and the Reinvention of Landscape Perception, 1912-1949
Purple Lounge, East Asian Studies, Robarts 14th Floor
Time: Mar 10th, 4:30 pm End: Mar 10th, 5:30 pm
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Lecture by Yi Gu, Visual Studies and Performance, University of Toronto Scarborough

The East Asian Speaker Series is pleased to present:

Scientising Vision in China: Outdoor Sketching and the Reinvention of Landscape Perception, 1912-1949

Yi Gu, Department of Humanities, University of Toronto Scarborough

 

Professor Gu specializes in late 19th century and 20th century Chinese art and visual culture.  She teaches courses on art and visual culture in Asia, especially modern and contemporary China.  Her research interests include cultural translation, knowledge formation, replication and display techniques, the competing claims of media to truth, and cultural production under socialist and post-socialist condition.  Currently, she is revising her book manuscript, Looking Beyond Visuality: Sketching, Landscape, and the Politics of Modern Chinese Art, while developing a new project, AssassiNation: Photography, Political Violence, and the 1911 Revolution.

For more information about this event, please contact the Department of East Asian Studies at 416-978-7260 or 416-946-3625.


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