Below is a selected list of Members of the Oregon East Asia Network who can be invited to speak at meetings or conferences. When available, sample video or audio will be provided in the Speakers Bureau.
Xiaobo Su is an Associate Professor of Geography at University of Oregon. Dr. Su specializes in Tourism and cultural politics and transnational regionalization in China and Myanmar.
Topics: China’s Transnational Regionalization
Akiko Walley is the Maude I. Kerns Associate Professor of Japanese Art at the University of Oregon. Dr. Walley specializes in Japanese art history.
Topics: Questions of authorial intent in the interpretation of Buddhist art; creation of ritual space through physical handling of Buddhist shrines/reliquaries; text-image collaboration in Edo period luxurious prints; imaginary topography in folding screens, rakuchu rakugai zu; challenges and implications of visualizing “divinity” in Buddhist art; global cultural and visual exchange in the 16th century and nanban art.