Art & Design and Art History Department

Xiaolong Wu, Associate Professor of Art History

 

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Ph.D. University of Pittsburgh
M.A. University of Pittsburgh
B.A. Peking (Beijing) University
email: wu@hanover.edu
phone: 812.866.7341

 

Research interest:
Ancient Chinese Art in general with a focus on the Warring States Period (5th-3rd centuries BCE), especially issues related to cultural identity, political power, and statecraft.

Education:
Ph.D. Henry C. Frick Department of the History of Art and Architecture,
University of Pittsburgh
Dissertation: "Stylistic Traditions, Statecraft, and Cultural Identity in ancient China: Bronze Artifacts of the Zhonshan State, Warring States Period (476-221 BCE)"
Director: Prof. Katheryn M. Linduff

M.A. in Ancient Chinese Art, Henry C. Frick Department of the History of Art and Architecture, University of Pittsburgh
M.A. thesis: "Female and Male Status as Displayed at the Maoqinggou Cemetery: Ascribed or Achieved"

B.A. in Chinese archaeology, 1997
Department of Archaeology, Peking (Beijing) University
Thesis: "Stylistic Tradition of the Changsha Kiln Porcelains"

Publications:
2014 - "Cultural Hybridity and Social Status: Elite tombs on China's Northern Frontier during the Third Century BC." Antiquity 87 (2013): 121-136.

2014 - "Agency and the Lineage History of Artifacts in Ancient China: Bird-pillar Basins and Cylindrical Vessels," in Life Histories of Objects in Chinese Prehistory and History, edited by Francis Allard and Yan Sun. Cambridge University Press, forthcoming.

2006 - "Maoqinggou mudi suo tixian de nanxing ji nuxing shehui diwei: jicheng de haishi huoqu de," in Xingbie yanjiu he Zhongguo kaoguxue (Gender and Chinese Archaeology), edited by K. M. Linduff and Yan Sun. Beijing: Science Press.

2004 - "How Inscriptions and Style Reflect Politics: the Bronzes of King Cuo." Antiquity, vol. 78, no.301.

2004 - "Exotica in the Funerary Debris in the State of Zhongshan: Migration, Trade, and Cultural Contact." In Katheryn Linduff ed., Silk Road Exchange in China. Sino-Platonic Papers, no. 142.

2004 - "Female and Male Status as Displayed at the Maoqinggou Cemetery: Ascribed or Achieved," in Gender and Chinese Archaeology, edited by Katheryn M. Linduff and Yan Sun. Walnut Creek: Altamira Press.