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"Power of Miniature: Virtual Pilgrimage & Virtual Cosmos in Liao Architecture (907-1125)"

Youn-mi Kim, (Yale University)
Bio:
Professor Kim is an Assistant Professor in the Department of the History of Art at Yale University. She is a specialist in Chinese Buddhist art with particular interest in symbolic rituals, in which an architectural space serves as a non-human agent; the interplay between visibility and invisibility in Buddhist art; and the sacred spaces and religious macrocosms created by religious architecture for imaginary pilgrimages. Her current book project is titled "Art, Space, and Ritual in Medieval Buddhism: From a Liao Pagoda to Heian Japanese Esoteric Ritual."
Theoretical Perspectives on the Middle Ages Lecture Series. Co-sponsored Lectures.

Details

When:

Monday, November 3, 2014. 12:00 PM

Where:

260-216 (Piggot Hall)

Sponsor:

Humanities Center, Ho Center for Buddhist Studies at Stanford

Contact:

650.721.6609
tanya@stanford.edu

Admission:

Open to the public