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Lectures
The Role and Representations of Animals in Japanese Art and Culture

June 7 at 10:30
East Building Auditorium

Illustrated lectures by noted scholars, including Barbara Rossetti Ambros, professor in East Asian religions and department chair, department of religious studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and co-chair, Animals and Religion Group, American Academy of Religions; Rory A. W. Browne, director of the academic advising center and associate dean of Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences, Boston College; R. Keller Kimbrough, professor of Japanese, department of Asian languages and civilizations, University of Colorado, Boulder; Miwako Tezuka, consulting curator, Reversible Destiny Foundation; and Sarah E. Thompson, curator of Japanese art, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Moderated by Robert T. Singer, curator and head, department of Japanese art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and co-editor, The Life of Animals in Japanese Art (Princeton University Press and the National Gallery of Art, 2019).

Related Exhibition

The Life of Animals in Japanese Art
May 5 – July 28, 2019
East Building, Concourse Galleries

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