Current Graduate Students

  • Suhyun Choi

    Transnational Socialism and the Development of Modern Art in North Korea

  • On-Tsun Fung

    On-Tsun studies early modern Japanese ink painting and is particularly interested in how ink painters in Japan negotiated their relationship with their Chinese counterparts.

  • Yuri Handa

    Yuri studies the history of photography in modern Japan, with a particular emphasis on the intersections of imperial/colonial nation-building and photography as reproductive visualizing technology.

  • Hae Yeun Kim

    Unkoku Tōgan (1547–1618) and Painting in Early Modern Western Japan

  • Naomi Kuromiya

    Finding the Past in the Future: Tracing 'the Integrated Artwork' in Modern Japan

  • Meng-Hsuan Lee

    Shop-House, Verandah-Arcade, Decorated Façade: An Excavation of Commercial Architecture in Japanese Colonial Taiwan

  • Walsh Millette

    Walsh is interested in avenues of exchange between pre-modern China and Japan, especially as they touch on ideas of space, place, architecture, and the painting genre of jiehua.

  • Sehyun Oh

    The Land Surveyors from the Outside: Documentation of Immigrants in an American Northwest Environment by Kyō Koike and Iwao Matsushita, c. 1920-1940

  • Misaki Sanui

    Misaki studies early modern Japanese art, with a particular focus on the various modes of production and reception of ceramics and other art objects within the material culture of chanoyu.

  • Yeongik Seo

    Kano Sanraku (1559-1635) and New Iconography for Early Modern Kyoto

  • Kanako Tajima

    Kanako studies transnational artistic interaction between Japanese and American modern and contemporary art, with a particular focus on the works of Japanese female artists who moved to the U.S. in the 1960s.

  • Valerie Zinner

    Sumiyoshi Gukei and Early Modern Yamato-e