Lecture and Reception with Professor Julie Davis
Penn Alumni Travel and the Penn Alumni Regional Club Program invite Penn alumni in Sydney and the surrounding area to a lecture on "Mapping Australia" with Penn Professor Julie Davis. Join us for an evening of scholarship and networking where you will have the opportunity to meet Penn alumni and friends who are traveling with Professor Davis on a Penn Alumni Travel-sponsored tour of Australia.
February 22, 2017 at 5:30 PM
Wentworth Room, 5th Floor
61-101 Phillip Street
Sydney, NSW 2000
Reception to follow.
Please RSVP to Emilie C. K. LaRosa at [email protected] by February 17.
Julie Nelson Davis is Professor of the History of Art at the University of Pennsylvania, where she teaches the arts of East Asia from 1600 to the present. Davis studied European and American art for her B.A. at Reed College, then shifted her interest to East Asia for her graduate work; she studied in Japan as a Monbushô fellow at the Osaka University of Foreign Languages and at Gakushûin University, and completed her Ph.D at the University of Washington. Davis has received a number of fellowships in support of her scholarship and will be a fellow at the Freer/Sackler Museums at the Smithsonian for 2016-2017. Davis has broad interests in the arts of the Pacific Rim, including Australia and New Zealand, and in the relationship of modernity and tradition in developing nations over the past two centuries.