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Dr. Richard A. Pegg Presents, "Cartographic Traditions in East Asian Maps", February 28, 2018

Dr. Richard A. Pegg is currently Director and Curator of Asian Art for the MacLean Collection, outside Chicago, and author of the book Cartographic Traditions in East Asian Maps.

Join us as Dr. Pegg presents: "Cartographic Traditions in East Asian Maps"

Maps are the manifestation of an intellectual construct of physical and metaphysical environments. They are rich cultural objects presenting and transmitting information about time and place of production. This lecture will provide some of the particular practices and relationships between text and image in East Asian map making that are unique in world cartography. It will present, through comparison, certain similarities and distinctive differences in the representations of space, both real and imagined, in early modern cartographic traditions of China, Korea and Japan.

Location: University Hall AD 1006

February 28, 2018 | 12:00 PM to 01:30 PM

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Museum Studies Portfolio Night, May 10, 2018

IUPUI Museum Studies students will share highlights from their Master's degree E-portfolios. Please come support the newest members of the museum field.

Location: Indiana State Museum 650 W. Washington St. Indianapolis, IN 46204

May 10, 2018 | 05:30 PM to 08:00 PM

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