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Join us for the thirteenth season of our Chinese Art & History Group. Our intent for 2014 will be to explore China’s far reaching influence on culture, art, religion, architecture and much more. China was to the countries of East Asia what ancient Greece and Rome were to the countries of Europe; the source of their shared
classical world.

Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 10:30 am
Early Southeast Asia and its Global Interactions
Dr. John Guy, New York Metropolitan Museum

Tuesday, January 21, 2014, 10:30 am
Flowers Beneath the Snow: Chinese Influences in Japanese Art
Dr. Marjorie Williams, The Cleveland Museum of Art

Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 10:30 am
When China and Persia Meet
Dr. Nancy Steinhardt, University of Pennsylvania

Tuesday, February 4, 2014, 10:30 am
Viet Nam and China: Assimilation and Difference
Dr. Nancy Tingley, Independent Scholar

Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 10:30 am
Chinese Film Presentation -- Film TBA
followed by Chinese New Year Luncheon (Lunch is an additional cost)

Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 10:30 am
The Influence of European Culture on China – The Jesuits
Dr. Nancy Berliner, Wu Tung Curator of Chinese Art, Boston Museum of Fine Arts

Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 10:30 am
Adoption, Assimilation, Transformation: Korean Art & Its Relationship to Chinese Art
Dr. Robert Mowry, Harvard University

Tuesday, March 4, 2014, 10:30 am
Back and Forth, Now Meeting in the Middle: The Complex Interplay between Western Contemporary Art and Chinese Art
Dr. Britta Erickson, Independent Scholar


At the conclusion of each of the formal lectures, members of the Chinese Art & History Study Group will have an opportunity to enjoy a private lunch with each of our speakers. These lunches and discussion sessions to follow will permit the free and open exchange of questions, ideas and observations among study group members and the lecturers. The seven lectures, one movie, and lunches, which will be held at 1010 Fifth Avenue South in Naples, are offered for a registration rate of $345 per person (Chinese New Year luncheon Feb 11, 2014 is at an additional cost). While the lectures will be open to the public, only members of the Chinese Art & History Study Group will be able to enjoy the private lunches and discussion sessions which follow.



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