Images of the Ten Kings of Hell and Kṣitigarbha Bodhisattva dating from the Koryŏ (918-1392) and Chosŏn (1392-1910)


Thursday, February 11, 2021, 6:00pm to 7:00pm


Online Event (Zoom)

Korean Treasures at Harvard Series III

Maya Stiller
Associate Professor, Korean Art and Visual Culture, University of Kansas

Maya Stiller is an Associate Professor of Korean art history & visual culture at the University of Kansas. She previously taught at Harvard University, the University of Vienna, and Kyushu National University. Maya was born and raised in Berlin, Germany. With a double major in Korean Studies and Art History, she spent several years living and studying in South Korea and Japan, followed by a doctorate in East Asian Art history from Free University Berlin. She came to the United States in 2008 to study Korean Buddhism and received a Ph.D. in Buddhist Studies and Korean History from UCLA in 2014. Dr. Stiller's book Carving Status at Kŭmgangsan: Elite Graffiti in Premodern Korea will be published later this year by University of Washington Press. Her most recent articles have been published in the Journal of Asian Studies and the Journal of Korean Religions. Her research projects have received support from the ACLS/Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation, the Korea Institute at Harvard University, the Kyujanggak Institute for Korean Studies at Seoul National University, and the Academy of Korean Studies.

Chaired by Sun Joo Kim, Harvard-Yenching Professor of Korean History; Director, Korea Institute, Harvard University

  • Short presentations on Harvard collections, art and rare books. 
    • Followed by live Q/A

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