Jennifer Chih-Chieh Chang

Key information

BSc (CUHK), MPhil (CUHK)
Thesis title
Intertextual Presentation of Individuality in Qing Biography Landscape: A Reinvention of Ming Wu School Sobriquet Painting (working title)
Internal Supervisors
Professor Shane McCausland


Jennifer Chih-Chieh Chang is a PhD researcher in the Department of History of Art and Archaeology at SOAS, under the supervision of Prof. Shane McCausland. Supported by Bei Shan Tang Scholarship, her doctoral research focuses on 19th-century Chinese literati landscape paintings in Suzhou. She is interested in the intertextual presentation of individuality seen in texts and images. While studying her MPhil degree in history of Chinese art at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), she was involved in two exhibition projects hosted by The Art Museum on-site, gaining first-hand research experience and writing catalogue entries for a dozen of objects, including calligraphy, painting, and jade. She also holds a BSc in cell and molecular biology, two gold medals of International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) competition, and publications in biomedical engineering. Currently, she is conducting fieldwork in various institutes in Taiwan, Hong Kong, China, Japan, and US.

Research interests

  • Chinese literati painting
  • Chinese literati calligraphy
  • Cultural and social history of late imperial China

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