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China’s Great Emperors

April 21, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Date & Time: Thursdays, April 21, 28; May 5, 12, 19, 26 , 6:30-8:00 PM
Speaker(s) Name: Nancy Steinhardt, Susan L. Beningson, Alfreda Murck, Morris Rossabi, Denise Leidy, Joanna Waley-Cohen
Event Fees: Per Session: $15 for non-members, $10 for members and students
Entire Lecture Series: $75 for non-members, $50 for members and students
Location: 40 Rector Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10006

The lecture series schedule is as follows:
Thursday, April 21 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
(From 6:00 to 6:30 there will be a reception preceding the lecture.)
Nancy Steinhardt, Professor, East Asian Art, University of Pennsylvania; Curator of Chinese Art, Penn Museum
Qin Shi Huangdi & the Qin Dynasty

Thursday, April 28 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Susan L. Beningson, Assistant Curator of Asian Art, Brooklyn Museum
Emperor Wu & the Han Dynasty

Thursday, May 5 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Morris Rossabi, Senior Scholar and Adjunct Professor, Columbia University; Distinguished Professor of History, CUNY Queens College
Khubilai Khan & the Yuan Dynasty

Thursday,May 12 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Alfreda Murck, Independent Scholar
Emperor Huizong & the Song Dynasty

Thursday, May 19 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Denise Leidy, Brooke Russell Astor Curator of Chinese Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art
Emperor Yongle & the Ming Dynasty

Thursday, May 26 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Joanna Waley-Cohen, Julius Silver Professor of History, New York University; Provost, NYU Shanghai
Emperor Qianlong and the Qing Dynasty

This lecture series is produced in conjunction with China Institute’s We All Live in the Forbidden City program. Funding has been generously provided by The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation.

For questions or to register by phone, please contact Aaron Nicholson at 212-744-8181 ext. 138 or by email at [email protected]


April 21, 2016
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm


Downtown Office
40 Rector Street
New York, NY 10006 United States
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