|Born||April 10, 1966|
|Education||Indiana University Bloomington|
|Alma mater||Indiana University Bloomington|
|Employer||Northern Arizona University|
Zsuzsanna Gulácsi (Chinese: 古樂慈; Persian: سوزانا گولاچی; born on 10 April 1966) is a Hungarian-born American historian, art historian of pan-Asiatic religions. She is a professor of art history, Asian studies, and comparative religious studies at Northern Arizona University (NAU), her teaching covers Early and Eastern Christian (Syriac and Armenian) art, Islamic art, with special attention to the medium of the illuminated book; as well as late ancient and mediaeval Buddhist art from South, Central, and East Asia.
She is a specialist of Manichaean art, in addition, her research also focuses on the artistic heritage of other Silk Road religions such as Buddhism and East Syriac Christianity, with special attention to Manichaeism.
Career [ edit ]
Gulácsi went to the United States in 1990 in pursuit of a postgraduate education in Central Eurasian Studies and Art History and studied at Indiana University Bloomington. She received a double major PhD degree in 1998. From 1999 to 2003, she taught history of Central Asian Art at Sophia University in Tokyo, Japan. Then she joined the faculty of the Department of Humanities, Arts, and Religion at NAU in 2003. She has also published a number of articles and books. She was awarded the Guggenheim Fellowship for Humanities in 2016. In 2017, she was invited by Frantz Grenet as a guest lecturer at Collège de France.
Awards [ edit ]
- Guggenheim Fellowship for Humanities
- Ryskamp Research Fellows
- American Philosophical Society, Franklin Research Grant
- Northern Arizona University (3 Intramural Grants)
- Japanese Cultural Ministry, "Young Scholar" Fellow (Japan)
- Outstanding Teacher and Scholar, Indiana University
Selected publications [ edit ]
- Manichaean Art in Berlin Collections, "Corpus Fontium Manichaeorum : Series Archaeologica et Iconographica" (vol. 1). Turnhout: Brepols Publishers, 2001
- Mediaeval Manichaean Book Art: A Codicological Study of Iranian and Turkic Illuminated Book Fragments from 8th-11th Century East Central Asia, "Nag Hammadi and Manichaean Studies" series (vol. 57). Leiden: Brill Publishers, 2005
- Mani's Pictures: The Didactic Images of the Manichaeans from Sasanian Mesopotamia to Uygur Central Asia and Tang-Ming China, "Nag Hammadi and Manichaean Studies" series (vol. 90). Leiden: Brill Publishers, 2015
See also [ edit ]
- Manichaean Diagram of the Universe
- Manichaean Painting of the Buddha Jesus
- Sermon on Mani's Teaching of Salvation
References [ edit ]
- "DR. ZSUZSANNA GULÁCSI". nau.edu. Archived from the original on 8 May 2017. Retrieved 30 November 2018.
- "Zsuzsanna Gulácsi, "Art and Religious Instruction in Late Ancient and Medieval Asia"". nationalhumanitiescenter.org. Retrieved 30 November 2018.
- "Zsuzsanna Gulacsi, North Arizona University, Flagstaff". buddhiststudies.stanford.edu. 2012. Retrieved 2 December 2018.
- "Zsuzsanna Gulacsi". nau.academia.edu. Retrieved 30 November 2018.
- "ZSUZSANNA GULACSI, Fellow: Awarded 2016". gf.org. Retrieved 30 November 2018.
- "NAU's Zsuzsanna Gulacsi snags Guggenheim fellowship for humanities". azdailysun.com. 8 May 2016. Retrieved 2 December 2018.
- "Guest lecturer: Zsuzsanna Gulácsi". college-de-france.fr. 2017. Retrieved 2 December 2018.
- "Zsuzsanna Gulacsi F'06: Charles A. Ryskamp Research Fellowships 2006". acls.org. Retrieved 2 December 2018.