The Age of Empires: Comparisons and Interactions between East and West in Antiquity—Part II, Afternoon Session

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Age of Empires: Chinese Art of the Qin and Han Dynasties (221 B.C.–A.D. 220), on view at The Met Fifth Avenue April 3–July 16, 2017.

Art, Archaeology, and the Han Empire

Session Chairs: 
Maxwell K. Hearn, Douglas Dillon Chairman, Department of Asian Art, The Met
Wu Hung, Harrie A. Vanderstappen Distinguished Service Professor of Art History, The University of Chicago

Lectures:
"Emperor Jing's Yangling: A New Model for the Han Imperium"
Allison R. Miller, Assistant Professor of Art and Art History, Southwestern University

"The Moveable Feast: Food and Eating on Han's Empire's Frontier"
Alice Yao, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, The University of Chicago

"Han Objects in the Xiongnu Domain—A Steppe Perspective"
Ursula Brosseder, Researcher, University of Bonn

Recorded April 9, 2017

The symposium is organized by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World at New York University, and the NYU Center for Ancient Studies. It is made possible by the Joseph Hotung Fund at The Met with additional support from the Rose-Marie Lewent Conference Fund at NYU, the NYU Global Institute for Advanced Studies, the NYU Center for the Humanities, and NYU Shanghai.

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