Graduate Student Symposia are held every few years and serve not only as a showcase for graduate student scholarship but also as a vehicle for advanced graduate students to gain experience organizing and running a scholarly event under the mentorship of the Tang Center.

Past Graduate Student Symposia

Detail of Tale of Genji handscroll
Graduate Student Symposium
February 27, 2016
Images and Codes

The Problem of Reading Art

Shoki Fighting for a Courtesan
Graduate Student Symposium
March 1, 2014
Wit and Humor

Visualizing Playfulness in East Asian Art

Sutra from Jingoji Temple
Graduate Student Symposium
March 3, 2012
Myths and Orthodoxies in East Asian Art and Art History
Record of the Miaoyan Monastery
Graduate Student Symposium
February 27, 2010
Sheep and Goat handscroll by Zhao Mengfu
Graduate Student Symposium
February 16, 2008
The Art of Opposition
embroidered panel with scholars' objects and vase of flowers
Graduate Student Symposium
February 18, 2006
Traversing Media and Remodeling Motifs in East Asian Art
Outer coffin endboard from the 10th–early 11th century
Graduate Student Symposium
May 1, 2004

Boundaries and Border Crossings in East Asian Art