Cao Jun

Call for Papers: Chinese Art in the New Millennium

Undergraduate conference

Conference date: Friday, April 13, 2018
Hosted by the McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College
Co-sponsored by the Asian Studies Program, Boston College
Keynote Speaker: Eugene Wang, Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Professor of Asian Art,
Harvard University

In conjunction with its new exhibition, Cao Jun: Hymns to Nature(February 5–June 3,
2018), featuring for the first time in the United States 64 works by contemporary
Chinese artist Cao Jun, the McMullen Museum of Art with the Department of Art, Art
History, and Film and the Asian Studies Program at Boston College, invite
undergraduates from all disciplines to submit papers for 15 minute presentations at its
spring conference, Chinese Art in the New Millennium.  

Chinese Art in the New Millennium seeks to promote new research pertaining to the
field of Chinese art today. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

Deadline for abstracts: Monday, February 19, 2018

Abstracts should be 150–250 words in length and sent to the McMullen Museum at This conference is interdisciplinary;
undergraduates of all majors are encouraged to submit.

Please send all questions to Rachel Chamberlain, Manager of Education, Outreach &
Digital Resources at Telephone: 617.552.1427.

The McMullen Museum aims to cultivate learning, celebrate artistic excellence, explore
the visual traditions of diverse cultures, and inspire transdisciplinary faculty and student
research based on the visual arts.

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