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Fellows in Residence 2010-2011

Anne van Biema Fellow

Alfred Haft
School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London
Correspondences between the Classical World and the Floating World (Ukiyo) of the Edo period

Forbes Fellow

Federico Caro
University of Pavia
Mineralogy of Ancient Southeast Asian Materials

J.S. Lee Fellows

Chan Lai-pik
Chinese University of Hong Kong
Animal-shaped Jade Carvings and Bronzes in the Pre-Qin Dynasty; Reinstallation of Freer Chinese Galleries

Xiong Yingfei
Shanghai Museum
The Glaze of Iron and Copper Colorants in Ancient Chinese Ceramics: Composition and Technique Studies

Lunder Fellow

Margaret Laster
The Graduate Center, City University of New York
Catharine Lorillard Wolfe (1828–1887): Gilded-Age Patron; Lunder Consortium for Whistler Studies Inaugural Symposium (in Honor of Margaret MacDonald)

Smithsonian Institution History of Art Fellows

Terra Foundation for American Art Postdoctoral Fellow
Prudence Ahrens
(shared appointment with the Smithsonian American Art Museum)
University of Queensland
Travelling Modernisms: American Art and the South Pacific

Elizabeth Lee (shared appointment with the Smithsonian American Art Museum)
Dickinson College
Therapeutic Culture: Health and Illness in Turn-of-the-Century American Art

Smithsonian Institution History of Art Predoctoral Fellows

Brinda Kumar
Cornell University
Collecting South Asian Art: Analyzing Private Positions, Public Narratives and the Writing of Art History

Seung Yeon Sang
Boston University
Influence and Reception of Hybrid Ceramics: The Ceramic Production of the Japan House Kilns during the 17th to 18th Centuries


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