• Oct2023 12 17:00
    Jan0001 01

    ABE talks | Yuan Architecture: Where are the Mongols?

    Library Multifunctional Room 1


Speaker bio:

NANCY S. STEINHARDT is Professor of East Asian Art and Curator of Chinese Art at the University of Pennsylvania. She has broad research interests in the art and architecture of China and China’s border regions, and on-going field projects in China, Korea, Japan, and Mongolia. Steinhardt is author, editor, or translator of fifteen books, including The Borders of Chinese Architecture (2022), Chinese Architecture: A History (2019), winner of the Hitchcock Award for the best book in Architectural History of 2019; China’s Early Mosques (2015); Chinese Architecture in an Age of Turmoil, 200-600 (2014); Chinese Architecture and the Beaux-Arts (2011); Liao Architecture (1997); and Chinese Imperial City Planning (1990); and more than 100 scholarly articles or essays. Steinhardt is a recipient of grants from the Guggenheim Foundation, Institute for Advanced Study, National Endowment for the Humanities, Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts, American Council of Learned Societies, Getty Foundation, Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation, Social Science Research Council, American Philosophical Society, Graham Foundation for Advanced Study in the Fine Arts, Van Berchem Foundation, and Metropolitan Center for Far Eastern Art.  In 2019 she received the Distinguished Teacher of Art History from the College Art Association and the Provost’s Award for Distinguished Ph. D. Teaching and Mentorship from the University of Pennsylvania. Steinhardt is a member of more than twenty professional organizations including the College Art Association, Association for Asian Studies, and Society of Architectural Historians.  She is a member of the board of directors or advisory board of the Society of Architectural Historians, American Center for Mongolian Studies and China Institute.