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Upcoming Fall 2018 Lectures

There are no more lectures for fall 2018. Please check back later for new spring 2019 programs.


Past Fall 2018 Lectures

Symposium poster

Symposium:
Virtual Journeys: Chinese Buddhist Art and Architecture in the Digital Era

Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 12–4 PM
Charles B. Wang Center Theatre

12:00–12:20
Opening remarks

12:20–12:50
Digital tour of the Yungang Grottoes Academy, by Dr. Ning Bo (Yungang Grottoes Research Institute) & Dr. Changyu Diao (Zhejiang University)

12:50–1:20
Fragments and Traces: Reconstituting the Central Binyang Cave of the Longmen Grottoes, by Dr. Fletcher John Coleman (University of Notre Dame)

1:20–1:30
Break

1:30–2:00
Touching the Past: Discovering and Turning Historical Buildings into a Digital Database, by Dr. Jianwei Zhang (Peking University)

2:00–2:30
Digital tour of the Dunhuang Grottoes and the Dazu Rock Carvings, by Dr. Wu-Wei Chen (NYU Shanghai)

2:30–3:00
Cultural Heritage in Dunhuang Conveyed in Digital Media: Creating the Animation for Cave 254 of the Mogao Caves by Qi Chen and Haitao Chen (Dunhuang Academy)

3:00–3:30
The God's Eye View: How Does Digital Visuality Create Knowledge?, by Dr. Di Luo (Wake Forest University)

3:30–4:00
Q&A session and break

5:00–7:00
Opening Reception

 

The symposium is sponsored by the China Center and the Confucius Institute of SBU as well as SUNY Innovative Instructional Technology Grant (IITG)

china center at stony brook university logo     confucius institute logo     SUNY IITG logo

 

 

      

 

RELATED PROGRAMS

VIRTUAL REALITY DEMO
Chinese Buddhist Art and Architecture in the Digital Era
Wednesdays, September 12–December 15, 218 @ 12 PM
Charles B. Wang Center Skylight Gallery

EXHIBITION
Virtual Journeys: Chinese Buddhist Art and Architecture in the Digital Era
September 12 through December 15, 2018
Charles B. Wang Center Skylight Gallery, Zodiac Gallery

ART CRAWL
Guided Exhibition Tour
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 @ 1:30 PM
Charles B. Wang Center Zodiac Gallery

 

 

 

Building the Future of Asian Food Culture lecture poster

Building the Future of Asian Food Culture
By Danielle Chang, host of Lucky Chow
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 4 PM
Charles B. Wang Center Lecture Hall II (location change)

Please note that the event has been changed from October 8 to October 10.

In this wide-ranging lecture, Danielle Chang will discuss the intersection of Asian identity, food culture, and entrepreneurship. She will also share a sneak-peek of a segment for the national PBS series Lucky Chow that features the Wang Center; read an excerpt from her book Lucky Rice, which is about finding identity and culture through Asian food; and speak to the Stony Brook academic community about the power of voice and cultural entrepreneurship.

About the Speaker

Danielle Chang is the founder of LUCKYRICE, a culinary event and content production brand, as well as the creator and host of Lucky Chow, an award-winning national PBS series. As a cultural entrepreneur, she has spent the past twenty-five years building brands across numerous creative fields, spanning art, media, fashion, and food.

Based in Manhattan’s Chinatown, LUCKYRICE is a pioneering platform that connects global audiences through the universally appetizing lens of food and drink. Its signature LUCKYRICE Festival has expanded to eight U.S. markets and evolved into a definitive voice for Asian pop culture today. Danielle’s first book, Lucky Rice: Stories and Recipes from Night Markets, Feasts, and Family Tables, was published in 2017. Danielle was formerly the founder and publisher of Simplycity, a venture-backed, global women’s lifestyle media company and print magazine. Other businesses she founded include Xiao Bao Chinese, a Chinese language and cultural learning school in partnership with the Museum of the Chinese in America, and ArtWalk Art Tours of SoHo.

 

 

 

ART CRAWL

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 1:30 PM
Tour of the Charles B. Wang Center, Zuccaire Gallery, University Libraries Special Collections, and Simons Center Gallery.
Reception will follow at the Simons Center Gallery

Stony Brook University hosts a variety of renowned art galleries that provide unique spaces and opportunities for cultural and artistic exchanges and collaborations. Our art crawls unite our university’s galleries through a series of free, guided tours led by expert curators. This initiative directly supports the university’s commitment to celebrating diversity and promotes the university’s place in the global community. Each art crawl will offer tours of three to four galleries, visiting each for about 30 minutes, before ending with a reception.

The Charles B. Wang Center will offer a VR tour of the current exhibit, Virtual Journeys: Chinese Buddhist Art and Architecture in the Digital Era, at 1:30 PM.

1:30 PM Charles B. Wang Center

2:00 PM Zuccaire Gallery

2:30 PM University Libraries Special Collections

3:00 PM Simons Center

3:30 PM Reception, Simons Center

Art Crawl is funded by the Presidential Mini-grant for Departmental Diversity.

 

RELATED PROGRAMS

SYMPOSIUM
Virtual Journeys: Chinese Buddhist Art and Architecture in the Digital Era
Thursday, September 27, 2018 @ 12 PM
Charles B. Wang Center Theatre

VIRTUAL REALITY DEMO
Chinese Buddhist Art and Architecture in the Digital Era
Wednesdays, September 12–December 15, 218 @ 12 PM
Charles B. Wang Center Skylight Gallery

EXHIBITION
Virtual Journeys: Chinese Buddhist Art and Architecture in the Digital Era
September 12 through December 15, 2018
Charles B. Wang Center Skylight Gallery, Zodiac Gallery

 

 

 


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