SYMP: IMU UR2: Art, Aesthetics, and Asian America @ Stanford University

Dear Friends and Colleagues, 

Please join us for IMU UR2: Art, Aesthetics, and Asian America, which will be held at Stanford on 10/28-29. Along with three exhibitions at the Cantor Arts Center, the event serves as the public launch of Stanford’s Asian American Art Initiative as well as the Martin Wong Catalogue Raisonné.  

The event also includes a keynote reading and conversation between Cathy Park Hong, Jen Liu, and Marci Kwon that will touch upon their time at Oberlin, the aftermath of multiculturalism, and Asian American femme friendship among other topics.  All events are free and open to the public and will also be streamed.  

All my best, 


Marci Kwon (she/her)
Assistant Professor, Art & Art History

Co-Director, Asian American Art Initiative, Cantor Arts Center

Enchantments: Joseph Cornell and American Modernism (Princeton University Press, 2021)


JOB: Asst Prof @ Johns Hopkins

The Department of the History of Art at Johns Hopkins University invites applications for two tenure-track Assistant Professor appointments in Modern Art and Architectural History and Theory. We welcome scholars of the long twentieth century who pursue a critically inflected approach to the period’s global interconnections and engage with the philosophical and historical constructions of and challenges to modernism.

This search will result in two appointments. One will be a specialist in East and/or Southeast Asian modern art, including transnational and Asian American art history. One will be a specialist in any area of modernism, including transnational and diasporic art and architecture.

PhD in the History of Art or related discipline required at time of appointment. Candidates must demonstrate a strong research profile and a commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Candidates should submit a letter of application, a current CV, one article- or chapter-length sample of scholarly writing (published or in press), and three letters of reference. Applicants should state in their cover letter how, through their research approaches, teaching methodology, and/or public engagement, they can contribute to the university’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. All materials will be submitted online at Review of applications will begin November 21, 2021. For more information about the department, visit Johns Hopkins is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of, and applications from, women and members of minority groups, as well as others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research and teaching missions.

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