The Museum of Anthropology in Vancouver is home to approximately 800 objects pertaining to Cantonese opera as it was performed in early British Columbia, giving rise to April Liu's work of art history and anthropology, Divine Threads: The Visual and Material Culture of Cantonese Opera (Figure 1 2019) 208 pages. 9781773270234 (hc) $60

Dr. April Liu completed her PhD at the University of British Columbia (UBC) in 2012, with a specialization in Chinese art history. Liu has served as the Curator of Public Programs and Engagement at the Museum of Anthropology at UBC and as an instructor in the Critical and Cultural Studies Department at Emily Carr University of Art and Design, teaching courses on Asian art, visual culture, and global modernity.

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