Color in Ancient and Medieval East Asia

Hosted in by the Spencer Museum of Art and The Commons and led by Research Curator Mary Dusenbury, this symposium will bring together an international and interdisciplinary team of scholars to explore the roles of color in the society, politics, ideas, art, and ritual practices of ancient and medieval East Asia. In conjunction with the symposium, the Spencer will feature a small interdisciplinary exhibition. Color in Ancient and Medieval East Asia is the natural outgrowth of a fall 2010 colloquium at KU supported by The Commons Research Initiative in Nature and Culture. This symposium is supported by a grant from The Henry Luce Foundation.
March 08, 2013
08:00 am - 05:00 pm
Spooner Hall, The Commons
785-864-6293


KU in the news
The Washington PostWed, 09/17/2014
5 am may be early, but for the die-hard autumn lovers, it’s time to kick off the season with the campus starlight walking tour. Led by retired professor Theodore Johnson, the tour will begin on 14th and Jayhawk Boulevard tomorrow morning. For more information, click here: http://bit.ly/YZETlE

KU Goldwater Scholar to research Huntingon’s, Alzheimer’s diseases Ryan Limbocker, KU’s 56th Goldwater Scholar, plans to focus his research at KU on such neurodegenerative disorders as Huntington’s and Alzheimer’s diseases (see more at http://bit.ly/1nIP2bL). Limbocker, a senior majoring in chemistry, is from Overland Park, Kansas, and plans to pursue a doctorate in analytical chemistry. The Goldwater Scholarships are the nation’s premier undergraduate awards to honor academically gifted students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.


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