M.A. Students


Rory Curtin


Field: Tibetan Studies
Email: rec2152@columbia.edu

Yuyuan (Victoria) Liu


Field: Tibetan Studies
Email: yl3452@columbia.edu

Yuyuan (Victoria) Liu is a second year MA student in Tibetan Studies with a focus on Tibetan art and visual culture at the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures. Her research interest covers Tibetan cultural productions including art (both traditional and contemporary), photography and film.

Victoria has written on topics such as the representation of Tibetan people in portrait photography, the use of traditional religious vocabulary in contemporary expressions and the indexicality of photographic technology in Tibetan cinema.

Before joining the MA program, Victoria received her BA in art history from Barnard College.