A heavenly aura: confucian modes of relic veneration
22 Oct 2013, 19:00 - 20:15
- The British Academy, 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AH
Professor Julia K Murray
Professor Emerita at the University of Wisconsin
Julia K Murray is Professor Emerita at the University of Wisconsin and Associate in Research at the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Harvard University. Her research focuses on the visual and material culture associated with the worship of Confucius, particularly pictorial portraits, sculptural images and hagiographical illustrations. She is currently writing the history of a shrine at the alleged burial site of Confucius’ robe and cap.