Education

  • PhD, Harvard University, 1978

Research Interests

  • Chinese painting (especially the Song and Yuan periods) and literary culture
  • Text illustration and the interactions of word and image
  • Art theory and criticism
  • Issues of reception

Awards and Distinctions

  • Fellow, Zhejiang University, 2000
  • Teaching Excellence Recognition Awards, 1997, 1999
  • ACLS Fellowship, Taiwan, 1986
  • Mellon Fellowship, Japan, 1979-80

Publication Highlights

  • "Picturing Listening: The Sight of Sound in Chinese Painting." Archives of Asian Art 51 (1998-99)
  • "Tao Yuanming's Sashes; or, the Gendering of Imoortallity." Arts Orientalis 29 (1999)
  • "Catching Sight of South Mountain: Tao Yuanming, Mount Lu, and the Iconographies of Escape." Archives of Asian Art 52 (2000-2001)
  • "Revisiting the Eastern Fence: Tao Qian's Chrysanthemums." Art Bulletin 83, 3 (September, 2001)