University of Oregon

Department of the History of Art and Architecture

Jenny Lin

Jenny LinJenny Lin

Assistant Professor & Director of Graduate Studies
UCLA, M.A., 2007; Ph.D., 2012
381 Lawrence Hall
Phone: (541) 346-8169
Curriculum Vitae

Jenny Lin received her M.A. and Ph.D. in Art History from the University of California, Los Angeles. She earned a B.A. in Architectural Studies and Italian Studies from Brown University. She is committed to interdisciplinary and transnational research, with general interests in the relations between twentieth and twenty-first century art and design praxes and broader social phenomena, such as colonialism, urbanization, and globalization. Her current research focuses on modern and contemporary art, architecture, and film created in dialogue with cosmopolitan Shanghai, and addresses issues of Chinese modernity and cultural hybridity. Prof. Lin offers courses in twentieth and twenty-first century art history and visual studies, especially within Asian cultural contexts, and in contemporary art criticism and theory.

Selected Courses Taught


ARH 210

ARH 358

ARH 399

ARH 4|507

ARH 4|510

ARH 4|507

ARH 4|507

ARH 607

ARH 607

Contemporary Asian Art, Architecture and Film

History of Design

Art and Film in Urban China

Contemporary Art Theory and Criticism

Modern and Contemporary Chinese Art

Curating Contemporary Art

Curating Contemporary Asian Art amidst Globalization

Art and the City

Objects of Protest