Past Member

Martin J. Powers

Affiliation

Historical Studies

Field of Study

History of Chinese Art

Home Institution

University of Michigan
From
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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
School of Historical Studies

Degrees

University of Chicago
Ph.D.
1978