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Asian art topic of BYU Area Studies Lecture March 23

Brigham Young University will host a lecture on Asian art by a special guest speaker from the University of Kansas Wednesday, March 23, at noon in C-295 Eyring Science Center.

Amy McNair, associate professor of art history, will present "Was Luoyang on the Silk Road? Evidence from Art" at this Area Focus Lecture sponsored by Asian Studies and the David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies.

In 2001, McNair received the National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship for University Teachers to support her book, "The Buddhist Sculpture Grottoes at Longmen: Patronage, Politics and Self-Representation in Medieval China."

McNair received her bachelor's degree in art history from the University of Oregon, a master's degree in art history from the University of Washington and a doctorate in art history from the University of Chicago.

Writer: James McCoy

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