Symposium: Gender and Voice in Japanese Art

The Denver Art Museum is pleased to host a one-day international symposium in conjunction with the exhibition, Her Brush: Japanese Women Artists from the Fong-Johnstone Collection. Scholars and specialists from various disciplines will add to the discourse on approaches and methodologies in the study, connoisseurship, and exhibition of Japanese art through the lens of gender and agency.


Paul Berry
Independent scholar and former professor at Kansai Gaidai University and University of Washington (Kyoto, Japan)

Patricia Fister
Professor Emeritus, International Research Center for Japanese Studies Director of Research, Medieval Japanese Studies Institute/Center for the Study of Women, Buddhism, and Cultural History (Tokyo, Japan)

Melissa McCormick
Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Japanese Art and Culture, Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)

Alison J. Miller
Associate Professor of Art History and Director of Asian Studies, The University of the South (Sewanee, TN)

Amy Beth Stanley
Wayne V. Jones II Research Professor in History at Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)

Marcia A. Yonemoto
Professor of History, University of Colorado, Boulder (Boulder, CO)