Conference: Words in Characters, Books as Vehicles

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Date and Time 
October 13, 2017
2:00pm to 5:00pm
Location 
East Asia Library, Room 224
Admission 

Free and open to the public

Audience 
General Public
Faculty/Staff
Students
Event Sponsor 
Stanford University Libraries, East Asia Library
Contact 
eastasialibrary@stanford.edu

In conjunction with the ongoing exhibition at the East Asia Library, entitled Words in Characters: Books as Vehicles, the library will host a conference featuring talks given by several of the artists whose works are included within the exhibit.  The conference program will be as follows:

  • Introduction of the Exhibit -- Prof. Shaoqian Zhang (Oklahoma State University)
  • Contemporary Chinese Art -- Jeff Kelley (Art Critic and Curator)
  • The Art of Languages and Books (Studio Art Perspective) -- Prof. Xiaoze Xie (Stanford University)
  • The Art of Languages and Books (Graphic Design Perspective) -- Prof. Xiao Yong (The Central Academy of Fina Arts, China)
  • Chinese vs. U.S. Art Education -- Prof. Yu Ji (California State University Long Beach)
  • The History of the Across Divide Forum -- Prof. Xun Chi (Laguna College of Art and Design) 
  • Discussion

This conference will be free and open to the public.