UCLA Extension Symposium: Symbols of Power in China
Richly illustrated lectures explore how the Chinese used objects of exquisite beauty to embody relations of power.
Saturday, November 02, 2002Offered in conjunction with "Symbols of Power: Masterpieces from the Nanjing Museum," a major exhibition of Chinese art on display at the Bowers Museum, this UCLA Extension program includes an optional Sunday trip (via motorcoach) to Santa Ana for a lecture on the exhibition and a view of the collection of over 500 objects.
10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
The Saturday program at UCLA is offered in cooperation with the UCLA Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, the UCLA Center for Chinese Studies, the UCLA Asia Institute, the Asia Society of Southern California, and the Bowers Museum of Cultural Art.
The Saturday UCLA program features four distinguished scholars who explore the concept of power throughout Chinese history and the use of objects as embodiments of power in Chinese institutions. Speakers include: Michael Nylan, Professor of Art History, UC Berkeley on The Tomb; David Schaberg, Associate Proessor, Dept. of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, UCLA (Program coordinator), on The Temple; Hui-shu Lee, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Art History, UCLA, on The Court; and Peter Sturman, Associate Professor of Art and Architecture, UC Santa Barbara, on Beyond the Court.
Cost: varies depending on Sat/Sun and credit options, from $40-#145