Alison Miller: Images of the Empress: Modernity, Femininity, and the Japanese Imperial Family

  • Tuesday, March 24, 2015
  • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Loose Park Garden Center, 5200 Pennsylvania (Wornall), KCMO

Alison Miller, a Ph.D. candidate in art history at the University of Kansas and lecturer at the Kansas City Art Institute, will be talking to us about the images of Japanese Empress Teimei (1884-1952) and how print and photographic images of the Empress impacted ideas about modern femininity in the early decades of the 20th century.  Her research focuses on modern and contemporary Japanese art with additional research areas in contemporary transnational art and Buddhist art.

Speaker's Bio:  Alison has spent three years living and working in Japan, most recently as a Fulbright Fellow in residence at the National Research Institute for Cultural Properties in Tokyo.

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