Murase Myōdō, Breaking Waves in the Pines, late 1900s, hanging scroll, ink on paper, Denver Art Museum: Gift of Drs. John Fong and Colin Johnstone, 2018.155
Symposium: Gender and Voice in Japanese Art,
Denver Art Museum
Online and in person, February 25, 2023, 9am–4pm
The Denver Art Museum is pleased to host a one-day international symposium in conjunction with the exhibition, er Brush: Japanese Women Artists from the Fong-Johnstone Collection. Scholars and specialists from various disciplines will add to the discourse on approaches and methodologies in the study, connoisseurship, and exhibition of Japanese art through the lens of gender, agency, and artistic voice.
This event is fully supported by the generous gift of The William Sharpless Jackson, Jr. Endowment for the Advancement of Asian Art and Culture.
The symposium will be conducted in person in Sturm Grand Pavilion (Martin Building, Level 2) as well as virtually via Zoom. It is free to attend but registration is required.
•Paul Berry, Independent scholar and former professor at Kansai Gaidai University and University of Washington (Kyoto, Japan)
•Patricia Fister, Professor Emeritus, International Research Center for Japanese Studies Director of Research, Medieval Japanese Studies Institute/Center for the Study of Women, Buddhism, and Cultural History (Tokyo, Japan)
•Melissa McCormick, Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Japanese Art and Culture, Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
•Alison J. Miller, Associate Professor of Art History and Director of Asian Studies, The University of the South (Sewanee, TN)
•Amy Beth Stanley, Wayne V. Jones II Research Professor in History at Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
•Marcia A. Yonemoto, Professor of History, University of Colorado, Boulder (Boulder, CO)
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