Past Member

Martin J. Powers

Affiliation
Historical Studies
Field of Study
History of Chinese Art
From 9/2008 – 6/2009:

Martin Powers studies the role of the arts in relation to issues of political action and social justice in China. This year he examines the rhetoric of the 'natural' as it developed in China and in England, focusing on the cultural politics informing English accounts of Chinese practice during the eighteenth-century 'clash of cultures'.

Dates at IAS
Member
  • Historical Studies
9/20086/2009
Degrees
University of Chicago Ph.D., 1978