Jennifer McIntire

Part Time Lecturer

Art Education, Art History & Media Studies

508-910-6472

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Education

1988 Bowdoin College A.B.
1995 Princeton University M.A.
2000 Princeton University Ph.D.

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

Selected Writings and Scholarly Presentations

Visualizing Paradise and Configuring Conventions: Cave Temple 334 at Dunhuang, Festschrift Volume in honor of Professor Wen Fong, (To be published fall 2012).

A Conversation with Kahn Academy’s Dr. Beth Harris with Dr. Jennifer N. McIntireBodhisattva, probably Avalokiteshvara (Guanyin), Northern Qi dynasty, c. 550--60, Shanxi Province, China, sandstone with pigments, 13-3/4 feet / 419.1 cm high (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York) 

A Conservation with Kahn Academy’s Dr. Steven Zucker with Dr. Jennifer N. McIntirer
Buddha of Medicine Bhaishajyaguru (Yaoshi fo), c. 1319, Yuan dynasty, water-based pigments on clay mixed with straw, 24 feet, 8 inches x 49 feet 7 inches / 751.8 cm x 1511.3 cm (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York).

A Conservation with Kahn Academy’s Dr. Steven Zucker with Dr. Jennifer N. McIntirer Buddha of Medicine Bhaishajyaguru (Yaoshi fo)  c. 1319, Yuan dynasty, water-based pigments on clay mixed with straw, 24 feet, 8 inches x 49 feet 7 inches / 751.8 cm x 1511.3 cm, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

Dunhuang Cave-Temples

Introduction to Buddhism

The Historical Buddha 

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