Colloquia

The Tang Center organizes and sponsors significant research symposia and conferences.
Mogao Cave 251, Dunhuang
Symposium
November 13–14, 2015
Visualizing Dunhuang
Chigusa dressed in its net bag and mouth cover
Symposium
November 7–8, 2014
Chigusa in Context

In and Around Chanoyu in Sixteenth-Century Japan

Chinese manuscript booklet of the Lotus Sutra
Symposium
September 6–8, 2014
Dunhuang Manuscripts

The Next Twenty Years

Artwork by:  Unknown photographer . Artwork title: Buddhist scriptures on stone
Symposium
April 20, 2013
Enduring Dharma

A Symposium on the Inscription of Buddhist Scriptures on Stone

Artwork by:  Hei Ming. Artwork title: Iron Rice Bowls
Symposium
October 24, 2009
China Seen by the Chinese

Documentary Photography, 1951−2003

New Moon over a Brushwood Gate
Symposium
April 18–19, 2009
Friends at a Brushwood Gate

A Symposium on East Asian Art in Honor of Professor Yoshiaki Shimizu

Artwork by:  Zhang Hongtu. Artwork title: Fish
Symposium
March 7, 2009
ARTiculations
Jue from Lijiazui Tomb 1
Symposium
April 26–27, 2008
Art and Archaeology of the Erligang Civilization
Artwork by:   . Artwork title: Manuscript fragment with stamped images of the Buddha. Sūtra Spoken by the Buddha on the Names of the Buddhas, chapter 4
Symposium
September 28, 2007
Dunhuang Manuscripts and Painting

An International Symposium Honoring James and Lucy Lo

Bukan
Symposium
April 14–15, 2007
Re-presenting Emptiness

Zen and Art in Medieval Japan

The Rock Bridge at Mount Tiantai
Symposium
April 1–2, 2006
Bridges to Heaven

A Symposium on East Asian Art in Honor of Professor Wen C. Fong

Procession of Nineteen Disciples of Confucius
Symposium
April 30 – May 1, 2005
Recarving China’s Past

The Art, Archaeology, and Architecture of the “Wu Family Shrines”

Detail of Riverbank
Symposium
November 6–7, 2004
The Family Model in Chinese Art and Culture
Xu Bing Book from the Sky
Symposium
February 15, 2003
Persistence | Transformation

Text as Image in the Art of Xu Bing