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Department of the History of Art and Archaeology

Mr Malcolm McNeill

MA (Cantab), MA (SOAS)

Overview

Malcolm McNeill
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Mr Malcolm McNeill
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Thesis title:
Narrative Agency in 13-14th Century Chan Figure Painting: A Study of Hagiography-Iconography Text-Image Relationships
Internal Supervisors

Biography

In addition to my PhD research, I have worked as a British Museum research assistant, lectured for Asia House, Christies, and the V&A, and translated for museums in Mainland China and Taiwan.

PhD Research

AHRC International Placement Scheme, International Research Centre for Japanese Studies (Nichibunken), Kyoto, August-November 2013.

PhD Conferences

  • ‘Narrative Agency in 13-14th Century Chan Figure Painting’ (conference paper): National Taiwan University Graduate Institute of Art History and SOAS exchange conference (Taipei), 15 June 2013
  • ‘What is a Chan figure Painting: Arguing for the Serious use of the Plural within a 13-14th century Chinese Context’: Sixth Annual China Postgraduate Network Conference, University of Leicester, 21 June 2013
  • ‘Narrative Agency in 13-14th Century Chan Figure Painting': New work in the Art History and Archaeology of Asia, Oriental Ceramics Society (London), 22 June 2013
  • ‘What is a Chan figure Painting: Arguing for the Serious use of the Plural within a 13-14th century Chinese Context’: International Centre for Chinese Studies, Fudan University, Summer Programme on Buddhist Studies 2013 Postgraduate Conference (Shanghai), 14 August 2013

Affiliations

  • AHRC Doctoral Studentship

Teaching

Courses Taught

Research

  • History of Chinese Painting
  • Visual narrative
  • Text-image relationships
  • The agency of provenance and display practice on contemporary scholarship
  • Buddhist studies, specifically Chan and Zen