About this Event
Talk by Sonya Lee (Professor of Art History, East Asian Languages and Cultures and Religion, USC)
PUBLIC RELIGION & ENVIRONMENT IN INNER ASIA
2021-22 UCR Critical Asian Humanities Speaker Series
Dr. Sonya Lee is Associate Professor of Chinese Art and Visual Cultures at the University of Southern California, where she holds a joint appointment in the Departments of Art History, East Asian Languages and Cultures, and Religion. She is also the director of East Asian Studies Center at the university. A specialist in religious art and architecture of China and Central Asia, Dr. Lee has published widely on the material culture of Chinese Buddhism. Her reserach interests also include material culture of the ancient Silk Road, art and ecology, Asian art collecting, and heritage conservation.
Sponsored by Asian Studies, the Center for Ideas & Society, Department of Religious Studies, & Department of Environment, Sustainability and Health Equity