My interests in art history are broad and global. I am particularly interested in contemporary art, African American art, Chinese art, Women artists, and cross-cultural influences in Western art and Asian art.
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Dashanzi Art District, Beijing National Stadium, Performance art in China, Xu Bing, List of people by name, MacArthur Fellows Program, Modernity, Premodernity, Fuck Off, African American art, Chinese art, Bi Sheng, movable type, printing, woodblock printing, printing press, Johannes Gutenberg, History of typography in East Asia.
Globalization, Postcolonial studies, the British Empire, the Mughal Empire, the Mongol Empire, porcelain, printing, tea, the Silk Road, bound feet, lotus shoes, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan, Japan, Nepal, Tibet, India, Afghanistan, Persia, religion, monks, pilgrimage, Joseph Campbell, Thomas Merton, Alan Watts, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Carl Jung, Gary Snyder, Allen Ginsberg, Henry David Thoreau, Mohandas K. Gandhi, Bodhidharma, Xuanzang, Fa Xian, Yi Jing, Daoji, Zen, Taoism, Hinduism, Sufism, Shamanism, Tantra, kung-fu, mystics, Shiva, Shakti, goddesses, Cybele, Artemis, Ephesus, the Virgin Mary, Mary Magdalene, Medieval Roman Catholic Missions in China, Francis of Assisi, Jesuit China missions, Guan Yin, the Queen Mother of the West (Xi Wangmu), Matsu, anime, Xena, Stargate, Doctor Who, Monty Python, Dada, the Beat generation, Jazz, the Blues, folk music, nature, travel, camping, hiking, swimming and canoeing.