Ching-Jung Chen

Digital Scholarly Services Librarian

Main Affiliation

Library

Building

North Academic Center

Office

5/332B

Ching-Jung Chen

Education

Ph.D., Art History, Rutgers University, 2001

M.A., Art History and Criticism, Stony Brook University, 1992

M.L.S., Columbia University, 1988

B.A., Philosophy, National Taiwan University, 1986

Courses Taught

FIQWS: Painted Portraits: Facts and Fiction

Art100: Introduction to the Visual Arts of the World

Research Interests

The English conversation piece

Art Librarianship

Digital Collections

Atayal textiles

Publications

“Portraying Politeness: The Early Georgian Conversation Piece and Its Patrons,” Visual Resources 27/3 (2011): 203-226

(With Amrita Dhawan) “Online instruction for Art History Research,” Academic Exchange Quarterly 15/4 (Winter 2011): 77-82.

“From Genre to Portrait: the Etymology of the ‘Conversation Piece’,” British Art Journal 13/2 (Autumn 2012): 82-85.

(With Amrita Dhawan) “Library Instruction for First Year Students,” Reference Services Review 42/3 (Autumn 2014): 414-432.

“Library Resources in Art History,” in Teaching Non-traditional Learners: Tools for Creative Instruction, Helene E. Gold ed., Pittsburgh: Library Instruction Publications, 2010, 101-110.

“Great Websites for Art History,” Collection Building 28/4 (2009): 155-158.

“Art History: a Guide to Basic Research Resources,” Collection Building 28 (Summer 2009): 122-125.

“The Tea Party in Early Georgian Conversation Pieces,” British Art Journal 10 (Spring 2009): 30-39.

“Analog to Digital: Conversion of the Image Libraries at the City College of New York,” Art Documentation 28 (Spring 2009): 36-39

(with Sydney Van Nort) “Image Collections at the City College of New York: Collaborative Efforts at a Public Urban College Campus,” VRA Bulletin 35 (Summer 2008)

 

Presentations

"Portraying Politeness: Patronage of the Early Georgian Conversation Piece," Conference presentation, 7 November 2008, 2008 East Central/American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Conference at Georgetown University

“The Wentworths: A Story of Two Conversation Pieces,” 2013 Northeast Conference on British Studies, Storrs, Connecticut, 4-5 October 2013