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Portland State of Mind: Silk Road Symposium - Daniel C. Waugh, "Searching for the 'Silk Road': How will we know that we have found it?"
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 6:00pm to Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 7:30pm
Portland State of Mind: Silk Road Symposium - Daniel C. Waugh, "Searching for the 'Silk Road': How will we know that we have found it?"

What: Silk Road Symposium: Daniel C. Waugh, "Searching for the "Silk Road": How will we know that we have found it?"

When: Wednesday, October 11, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where: Art Building (AB), room 200, 2000 SW 5th Ave.

Cost: Free and open to the public

Contact: Mary McVein, mcveinm@pdx.edu, 503-725-3344

This conference will reappraise key questions concerning shifts over the last two decades within the fields of of art and archaeology of the Silk Road, featuring presentations from leading international scholars. Themes such as hybridity, exoticism, regionalism, and diplomacy in art will be explored in addition to discussing globalization and looking at both land and maritime Silk Road routes in relation to paintings sculpture, petroglyphs, architecture, and textile of Asia, Central Europa, and the Mediterranean during the 2nd century BCE through the 14th century.

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This event is hosted by PSU's School of Art + DesignConfucius InstituteCenter for Japanese StudiesMiddle East Studies Center, Persian Studies Program, Institute for Asian Studies and The Consulate General of the Repulbish of Korea, SeattleThe Korea FoundationPortland Art Museum, and LanSu Chinese Garden.

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