scholars Sun Danting and Zheng Yuting were invited by the
Chinese Consulate in San Francisco to be part of the volunteer
meeting team at the APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation)
Leaders’ Week 2023 in San Francisco. Students and post-doctoral
scholars studying in California gathered at the San Francisco
International Airport to greet President Xi Jinping as he arrived
for his meeting with President Joe Biden.
Professor Michael Yonan has edited the latest issue of
Journal18 which examines the theme of “cold” in
essays on climate change and
control, comfort, ice, and other weather related
topics, and how our pursuit of modernity transformed both our
climate and our relationship to it.
Professor Talinn Grigor will present her paper ”Pedagogical
Realignment and Hyphenated Historians of Qajar
Architecture: Vrdanis Eiwziwkʻchean and Kavasji Kiash in
Dialogue” at the 10th biennial Hamad bin Khalifa Symposium
on Islamic Art in Doha this Nov. 12.
The Kingsley Art Club hosted another conversation with
collector, philanthropist and UC Davis alum Alan Templeton
(B.A., art history and psychology, ‘82) in which Alan speaks
about his lifelong adventure hunting for 17th and 18th century
Junping Liu is a visiting scholar from the
University of Emergency Management where he is a professor in the
School of Art and Design. Professor Liu received his M.A. in 2005
from China College of Fine Arts, Northwest Normal University and
his PhD in 2013 from China College of Humanities, Central
Academy of Fine Arts. Professor Liu is working on the UC Davis
campus for the academic years 2022-2024.
Lawrence Stallman (M.A., ‘24) recently joined Alan Templeton for
London Art Week, visiting museums and galleries, meeting with
curators, collectors and professors, and attending art auctions
at Christie’s and Sotheby’s. Alumnus Alan Templeton (B.A.,
art history and psychology, ‘82), a longtime supporter of arts
and humanities programs at UC Davis, started a program to
give an art history graduate student a behind the-scenes-look at
the art world.
The Warhol Foundation has awarded a $50,000
curatorial fellowship grant to the Manetti Shrem Museum and
independent curator and Professor and Chair of Asian
American Studies Susette Min and contemporary art writer, juror
and lecturer Amy Sadao.
Thank you for joining us for the “Art History and Comics,” a
symposium that explored new UC Davis graduate student work on
comics, graphic novels, and manga. We would like to thank our
speakers Arcadio Bolanos (“Sexuality and New Identities in
Alan Moore’s Lost Girls), Srđan Tunić (“Tea Gathering in
Stan Sakai’s Usagi Yojimbo: Where Contemporary Comics
and Japanese Tradition Intersect”), Xuying Liu (“What
Should Chinese Youth Idolize?
The Art and Art History Club is open to all art studio and art
history majors, minors, and friends. Our purpose is to learn
about and discuss all things relating to art and art history. We
do this through open discussions at meetings, going on field
trips to art museums and galleries, watching art-related movies,
selling student-made art, and promoting art education. We are
working hard to create an art community among UC Davis