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Lecture from UVA Professor Dorothy Wong at the Freer|Sackler Gallery
June 23, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Saturday, June 23
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, level B1 lobby
Free to attend
Join the UVA Club of Washington, DC as we welcome Professor Dorothy Wong to the Freer|Sackler on the National Mall! In this talk, Dorothy Wong, director of the East Asia Center and professor of art history at the University of Virginia, discusses her new book, Buddhist Pilgrim-Monks as Agents of Cultural and Artistic Transmission: The International Buddhist Art Style in East Asia, ca. 645–770.
Dorothy C. Wong received her BA from International Christian University in Tokyo, MPhil from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and PhD from Harvard University, with a focus on Chinese art history. Since 1997 she has been teaching in the Art Department of the University of Virginia. Prior to that, she taught at Florida State University, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, the Eötövs Loránd University in Budapest, and the Centre of Buddhist Studies at the University of Hong Kong.
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