UMass Dartmouth faculty Jennifer McIntire

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Dr. Jennifer McIntire received her A.B. (1988) from Bowdoin College in History with an Asian concentration and her M.A. (1995) and Ph.D. (2000) from Princeton University in Far Eastern Art History. Courses she enjoys teaching focus on Buddhist art, Chinese painting, and modern Chinese art. Jennifer serves as a trustee at both Tabor Academy and the Mattapoisett Free Public Library.

Research Interests

The subject of her dissertation was Tang dynasty Buddhist pure land images in cave-temples at Dunhuang in Northwest China. Dr. McIntirer’s approach is interdisciplinary. She is interested in understanding art in its original context as well as the relationship between text and image.

Sample Courses

  • The Arts of Modern and Contemporary China
  • The Arts of China
  • Buddhist Art in Asia
  • ARH 125: Renaissance to Modern Art and Its Antecedents
  • ARH 150: Modern and Contemporary Art