Dr. Hammers teaches courses on Chinese painting, South Asian art, and Asian architectural history. She was an assistant professor of art history and visual culture studies at Whitman College, Washington state, before taking her position at University of Hong Kong. Dr. Hammers has published the book Pictures of Tilling and Weaving: Art, Labor and Technology in Song and Yuan China (Hong Hong University Press, 2011). She was a fellow at the Needham Research Institute, Cambridge University, U.K. as well as at the Freer and Sackler Galleries in Washington, D.C. Her interests include Song and Yuan dynasty artistic practices, the relationships between technological imagery and art, and the cross-cultural reception of art between Asia and non-Asia.
|Awardees||Award Date||Honours / Awards / Prizes||Category|
|2008-10-01||Book manuscript entitled "Art, Labor, and Technology in Early Modern China: Lou Shu's Pictures of Tilling and Weaving"/Millard Meiss Publication Grant: College Art Association (CAA)||Research Achievement|
|Term Period||Position||Professional Societies|
|01/1996 - present||member||College Art Association|
|05/2007-12/2007; 01/2009 - present||member||Oriental Ceramics Society|
|11/2010-present||Executive Committee Member||Oriental Ceramics Society|
|01/1998 - present||member||Association of Asian Studies|
|04/2014-present||member||Society for Cultural Interaction in East Asia|
|05/2005 - present||member||International Society for the History of East Asian Science, Technology and Medicine|
|09/2002 - 8/2006||member||The Mongolian Society|
|Spoken Language(s) (EN)||Spoken Language(s) (ZH)|
|Written Language(s) (EN)||Written Language(s) (ZH)|
|English, Chinese, German, Japanese, Hindi||英文、中文、德文、日文、北印度語|
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