National Lecture Program

AIA Lecturer: Katheryn M. Linduff

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh

Katheryn Linduff is Professor Emerita with the University Center for International Studies, Department of Art History and Architecture, and Department of Anthropology at the University of Pittsburgh.  She holds her degrees from the University of Pittsburgh (Ph.D. and M.A.) and Dickinson College, and specializes in Eurasian and East Asian Art history and archaeology (Early China and Inner Asia), the rise of complex society, and espcially the interplay of ethnic, cultural and gender identity with economic and political change in antiquity.  Her current publication projects include Ancient China and its Eurasian Neighbors: Artifacts, Identity and Death in the Frontier (co-author, Cambridge University Press, in press), Equids and Wheeled Vehicles in the Ancient World: Studies in Memory of Mary A. Littauer (co-editor, British Archaeological Press, in press), Charting the Lives of Objects, Images, and Consumer Goods in China: Perspectives from Anthropology, Archaeology and Art History (co-editor, under review), and Objects That Interconnect Ancient Asia (co-editor with Karen Rubinson, under review).

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