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  • Wu Hung, Harrie A. Vanderstappen Distinguished Service Professor in Art History and East Asian Languages and Civilizations, leads students on an excursion to the Forbidden City in Beijing.


  • Miracle on Jongno Street, the first South-Korean feature-length gay documentary film directed by Hyuk-Sang Lee (first from right) was shown at Prof. Iovene's house as part of "Documentary Filmmaking and/as Activism in East Asia" organized by grad students Sohye Kim, Scott Myers, and Chun Chun Ting. Filmmakers Kim Il-Rhan & Hong Ji-You of the Collective for Sexual Minority Cultures Pinks and Chinese filmmaker Cui Zi'en were present.

  • University Professor Haun Saussy has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship. For more information, click here.

  • Newly released CD of recordings by music legends Misora Hibari and Kawada Haruhisa, performing in 1950 Sacramento.  Professor Michael Bourdaghs helped to unearth these previously unknown recordings.  Go to http://tinyurl.com/mkf79wf for the story of their discovery.

  • EALC graduate student Thomas Patrick Kelly presents his paper "Inscribing a Ming Dynasty Pipa" for Professor Judith Zeitlin's symposium "Imagining the Sounds of the Early Modern Pipa: A Dialogue Between History and Practice, Music and Materiality" at the University of Chicago Center in Beijing.

  • Wu Hung, Harrie A. Vanderstappen Distinguished Service Professor in Art History and East Asian Languages and Civilizations, leads students on an excursion to the Forbidden City in Beijing.


  • Professor Wu Hung speaks with artist Xu Weixin at the exhibition of his series of paintings, "Seven Miners". Prof. Wu curated the show at the University of Chicago's Beijing Center.

  • Professor Guy Alitto was the subject of a Chinese documentary shown on Tianjin TV and China Central TV. For links please see his faculty page.

  • Ph.D. student David Krolikoski has been awarded a Fulbright-Hayes grant to conduct field research in South Korea on 1920s lyrical poetry.

  • Professor Judith Zeitlin, 2nd from lefrt, and students from her class Visual Culture of Opera in Late Imperial China, discuss objects from the Field Museum's Chinese theater collections. Alumna Yuhang Li, currently a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow at Grinnell College, is pictured 3rd from right.

  • Wu Hung, Harrie A. Vanderstappen Distinguished Service Professor of Art History and EALC, is giving a series of talks at Oxford University, January through March, 2016.  The series is entitled, "Feminine Space: An Untold Story of Chinese Pictorial Art."