Yue Dai

Graduate Student, PhD

Yue Dai is a doctoral student specializing Chinese art in the Ming and Qing dynasties. Her interests include cross-cultural art exchange, material culture, image-text relationship, and art theory. She received her BA in philosophy and an MA in literary theory from Nanjing University. She obtained her second MA in art history from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a thesis on how medium and materiality condition people’s reception of a Daoist illustration.

contact info:

mailing address:

  • Washington University
  • CB 1189
  • One Brookings Dr.
  • St. Louis, MO 63130-4899

research interests:

  • Chinese art in the Ming and Qing dynasties
  • Cross-cultural art exchange
  • Material culture
  • Image-text relationship
  • Art theory
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