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Famous Faces, Famous Places: The Impact of Personalities and Patronage on the Arts of Asia (iTunes U)

iTunes U
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A series of lectures in two parts (approx. 45 minutes per part)
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Renowned scholars discuss the impact of personalities and patronage on the arts of Asia. 

Press the "View in iTunes U" button above to view the lectures in this series. Lectures include:

What Can Alexander Mean?
Forrest McGill, Asian Art Museum

Bodhidharma: Picturing the First Patriarch in East Asian Visual Culture
Charles Lachman, University of Oregon

Sir M. Aurel Stein: Remembering the Man, Revisiting His Expeditions, and Reconsidering His Contributions
Madhuvanti Ghose, Art Institute of Chicago

Portraits, Princesses, and Prajnaparamita in Ancient Java and Sumatra
Natasha Reichle, Asian Art Museum

The Passionate Princess: Jahan Ara Begum's Poetry and Patronage in 17th Century Mughal India 
Afshan Bokhari, Suffolk University

Hanuman in Indian Art and Culture
Philip Lutgendorf, University of Iowa

Politicization of Art by King Chulalongkorn of Siam
Pattaratorn Chirapravati, CSU Sacramento

Qianlong and Buddhist Arts of Inner Asia
Patricia Berger, UC Berkeley

The Yongle Era: The Reign of Everlasting Happiness
Michael Knight, Asian Art Museum

India's King Ashoka and the Politics of Compassion
Robert Brown, UCLA

Pala Kings & the Production of Art
Frederick Asher, University of Minnesota

Dalai Lama V: The Philosopher King and Transcendence of History
Robert Warren Clark, Stanford University

Huizong: A Cultivated Emperor in an Age of Refinement
Robert Mowry, Harvard University

Lady Rokujo: Icon of Jealousy from Ancient to Modern Japan
John Wallace, UC Berkeley

Manhae: Buddhist Poet & Monk
Lewis Lancaster, UC Berkeley

Gandhi's Body Image: Nationalism and the Indian Craftsman
Saloni Mathur, UCLA

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