History of Art and Architecture

‘Religions’ Journal Publishes Essay by HAA Alum Carolyn Wargula

Carolyn Wargula (PhD 2020) published ‘Embodied Objects: Chūjōhime’s Hair Embroideries and the Transformation of the Female Body in Premodern Japan’ in the journal Religions. Her paper emphasizes materiality over iconography and practice over doctrine to explore new insights into Buddhist gendered ritual practices and draws together critical themes of materiality and agency in ways that resonate across cultures and time periods. To read the article visit Religions.