Suzanne Wright is Associate Professor of art history and Chair of the Asian Studies Program at the University of Tennessee. Prior to pursuing the doctorate, she was Assistant Curator of Far Eastern Art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Dr. Wright’s area of specialization is the visual culture of seventeenth-century China, particularly painting and prints. Research projects include late Ming woodblock-printed catalogues of letter paper designs, playing cards for drinking games, and the seventeenth-century publisher Hu Zhengyan. She is currently working on a book manuscript on the epistolary culture of the late Ming and early Qing dynasties. Dr. Wright teaches courses on the art of South Asia, Japan, pre-modern China, and modern and contemporary China.
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