James S. Copley Auditorium
Sunday, 9:00 a.m.
9:00 a.m. Coffee and Pastries | 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Presentations
Throughout this 3-day symposium, prominent scholars from across the globe will present illustrated lectures on south and southeast Asian art in honor of their mentor and colleague, Robert L. Brown, Curator of Southeast Asian Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art and Professor of South and Southeast Asian Art, UCLA.
Sponsored by the Committee for the Arts of the Indian Subcontinent and the Asian Arts Council
Silence, Secrecy, and Enigmatic Meaning in Esoteric Buddhist Art: Observations on the Stone Sculptures of Temple No.2 at Nalanda
Nicolas Morrissey, Assistant Professor, University of Georgia
Images of Astamahabhaya Avalokitesvara in Western Deccan: Buddhist Patronage and Trade after the 5th Century
Pia Brancaccio, Associate Professor, Drexel University
Heat and Hunger: The Emaciated Buddha and the Significance of Fasting
Robert DeCaroli, Associate Professor, George Mason University
Kingship and Ritual of the Chalukyas at Badami: The Case of Mangalesha and Cave III
Julie Romain, Assistant Curator, Los Angeles County Museum of Art
The Periphery as Center: the Ghurids between the Persianate and Indic Worlds
Alka Patel, Associate Professor, University of California, Irvine
The Nomadology of Jehangir Sabavala: National and Diasporic Strategies of Homecoming
Debashish Banerji, Dean of Academic Affairs, University of Philosophical Research,
Robert L. Brown, Professor, University of California, Los Angeles, and Curator, Los Angeles County Museum of Art
1-Day ticket: $15 members, students, military, seniors/$22.50 nonmembers
3-Day ticket: $50 members/$80 nonmembers. Call 619.232.7931 to purchase a 3-day ticket.