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College Art Association Annual Conference 2018 – PANELS OF INTEREST


College Art Association Annual Conference 2018

LA Convention Center, 1201 S Figueroa St

Los Angeles, CA

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Wednesday 02/21/2018

Framing the Struggle: Early Twentieth-Century Women Modernists
Time: 02/21/2018: 8:30AM-10:00AM
Location: Room 501C

Chairs: Kate Clarke Lemay, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Carolyn Kastner, Georgia O’Keeffe Museum

“Agnes Pelton’s ‘light message to the world’: Twentieth-Century American Artists and Spiritual Modernism”
Erika Doss, University of Notre Dame

“Modern Sculpture for Health: Ida McClelland Stout’s Charitas (1922)”
Renee Ater, University of Maryland

“Loïe Fuller: Self-made Woman”
Tirza True Latimer, California College of the Arts

He, She, and the In-Between: Reassessing Gender and Sexuality in Ancient Mediterranean Art
Time: 02/21/2018: 8:30AM-10:00AM
Location: Room 408A

Bridget Sandhoff, University of Nebraska Omaha
“Engendering Greek Vases: What’s a Man Doing with that Hydria?”
Amy Sowder Koch, Towson University

“Women of Wonder: Amazons as Local Heroes and City Founders in the Art of Hellenistic Asia Minor”
Amanda Herring, Loyola Marymount University

“Motherhood Myths and Gender Stereotypes on Engraved Bronze Mirrors from Etruria “
Alexandra A. Carpino, Northern Arizona University

“Male Goddess or Female Emperor? Politics, Religion, and Gender Assimilation in Flavian Rome”
Kira Jones, Emory University

Performing Authenticity
Time: 02/21/2018: 8:30AM-10:00AM
Location: Room 505

“Restructuring Respectability, Gender, and Resistance: Aida Overton Walker Performs Modernity”
Veronica Jackson, Independent Scholar, Designer, and Curator

Sport, Fitness, and Wellbeing in Art History
Time: 02/21/2018: 8:30AM-10:00AM
Location: Room 404B

“From Office Flowers to Gym Bunnies: How women used sporting leisure to redefine themselves in the Japanese Bubble Economy”
Hui-Ying Kerr, Nottingham Trent University

Viral Media and South Asia
Time: 02/21/2018: 8:30AM-10:00AM
Location: Room 407

“Illustrating the Virtuous wife: Suttee, a European perspective”
Robert J. Del Bontà, Independent Scholar

Alternative Visions: The Photograph, Self-Representation, and Fact in Contemporary Art of the United States
Time: 02/21/2018: 10:30AM-12:00PM
Location: Room 505

“Tender Masculinities, A Queer Visual Tactic: Photographic Self-Imaging”
Robert Summers, Queer Art Network

Ambivalences and Appropriations: Some American Artists

Time: 02/21/2018: 10:30AM-12:00PM
Location: Room 501C

“Joan Mitchell’s Equivocal Feminism”
Amy Rahn, Stony Brook University, The State University of New York

Art and Power: Methodological Case Studies
Time: 02/21/2018: 10:30AM-12:00PM
Location: Room 409B

“Fleshed Out: The Gendered Dynamics of Dynasty and Display in the Ancient Mediterranean (Fourth Century BCE)”
Patricia Eunji Kim, University of Pennsylvania

“Reconstructing the Role of Royal Mughal Women in ‘The Delivery of Presents for Prince Dara Shikoh’s Wedding'”
Andrea Gallelli Huezo, The George Washington University

Time: 02/21/2018: 10:30AM-12:00PM
Location: Room 402B

“Data + Difference: Feminist Resistance in an Era of Quantification”
Miriam Kienle, University of Kentucky

Disability Aesthetics and Choreopolitics
Time: 02/21/2018: 10:30AM-12:00PM
Location: Room 404B

Chairs: Leon Hilton, Brown University and Amanda Cachia, Moreno Valley College, Riverside Community College District

“Challenging the “Normal:” Expanding Human Perception in the Work of Sue Austin and Alice Sheppard”
Timothy Hiles, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

“Framing and Naming: Feminism and Mental Health in Lucy Lippard’s Eva Hesse”
Claire Frost, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

LA/LX: Queer and Latinx in Los Angeles
Time: 02/21/2018: 10:30AM-12:00PM
Location: Room 403B

Chair: Andy Campbell, University of Southern California

“A Malflora Blooms in Chicano Los Angeles”
Leticia Alvarado, Brown University

“Laura Aguilar: Show and Tell”
Laura Aguilar, Independent Artist; Pilar Tompkins Rivas, Vincent Price Art Museum

“Paper title tk”
Roy Martinez AKA Lambe Culo, Independent Artist

No Experiments: Art, Culture, and Politics in the Federal Republic of Germany, 1949–89
Time: 02/21/2018: 10:30AM–12:00PM
Location: Room 410

Chair: Daniel Spaulding, ArtCenter College of Design

“Practice Situations: Franz Erhard Walther and the Pedagogical Impulse”
Gregory Williams, Boston University

” “Permanent Conference” or “Propaganda of the Deed”? Aesthetics, Education, and the Politics of 1968″
Andrew Weiner, Steinhardt, New York University

“West German Anti-Authoritarian Education and the Children’s Shops Movement in the 1970s”
Lauren Graber, The Getty Research

Regionalism in the Global Era

Time: 02/21/2018: 10:30AM-12:00PM
Location: Room 405

“Deep South: Intersections of race, gender and regionalism in Sally Mann’s Landscape Photographs”
Laura Elizabeth Shea, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Keeping Up Appearances: Historicizing Trans and Gender Variance in and across Art History
Time: 02/21/2018: 2:00PM-3:30PM
Location: Room 501C

“Saint Wilgefortis, the Bearded Lady Protector of Women”
Eames Armstrong, Independent Curator

“Canonical Undoings: Notes on Trans Art and Archives”
Stamatina Gregory, The Graduate Center, The City University of New York; Jeanne Vaccaro, University of California, Davis

Performance, Voice, and Embodiment: Ventriloquism in Contemporary Art
02/21/2018: 2:00PM-3:30PM
Room 505

Chair: Jennie Hirsh, Maryland Institute College of Art

“Voice, Vivification, and Subjectivity: Jasper Johns “Ventriloquist” (1983)”
Isabelle Loring Wallace, Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia

“Edith: An Architectural History “
Nora Wendl, School of Architecture and Planning, University of New Mexico

“Like I’m Dead: Sharon Hayes, Patty Hearst, and the Dummy Self
Michael Jay McClure, University of Wisconsin, Madison

“Embolalia: Anna Deavere Smith Throwing Her Voice”
Jane Blocker, University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Unruly Women in Early Modern Art and Material Culture
Time: 02/21/2018: 2:00PM-3:30PM
Location: Room 404A

Chair: Maria F. Maurer, The University of Tulsa

“A “cobra” at the Court of Pope Innocent X: Alessandro Algardi’s Portrait Bust of Olimpia Maidalchini Pamphilj”
Kimberly L. Dennis, Rollins College

“But ev’ry Woman is at Heart a Rake:” Sartorial Agency and the Disruptive Female Masquerader in Lady Elizabeth Chudleigh’s Iphigenia”
Sandra Gómez Todó, University of Iowa

“Unruly Intellectuals: 17th- and 18th-Century Women’s Medallic Replies to Critics”
Susan E. Wegner, Bowdoin College

All in the Family: Northern European Artistic Dynasties , ca. 1350-1750
Time: 02/21/2018: 4:00PM-5:30PM
Location: Room 404A

“Marketing Matriarchy: Maria Sibylla Merian, her Daughters, and their Blooming Watercolors”
Catherine Powell, The University of Texas at Austin

Art, Agency, and the Making of Identities at a Global Level, 1600-2000, Part II
Time: 02/21/2018: 4:00PM-5:30PM
Location: Room 409A

“Frida Kahlo’s Invention of Jewish Identity”
Gail Levin, The City University of New York

Cripping the Curriculum: Pedagogical Practices and Strategies when Teaching Disability in the Arts
Time: 02/21/2018: 4:00PM-5:30PM
Location: Room 404B

“Queer-Crip Bodies and the Possibilities of Experimentation”
Yetta Howard, San Diego State University

From the Globe to the Cosmos: Entangled Perspectives on the Question of Global Art and World Art
Time: 02/21/2018: 4:00PM-5:30PM
Location: Room 405

Chairs: Marsha Meskimmon, Loughborough University and Jane Chin Davidson, California State University, San Bernardino

“Mapping Sexual Artistic Geographies: Minor Transnational Approaches and Horizontal Art History”
Alpesh Kantilal Patel, Florida International University

“Undoing Binaries in the “Postmigrant Condition””
Anne Ring Petersen, University of Copenhagen

“New Asian Art Museums and the Production of Modern and Contemporary Asian art Histories in Global Art Currents”
Michelle Antoinette, Monash University

Discussants: Claire Farago, University of Colorado Boulder; Donald Preziosi, University of California, Los Angeles

Thursday 02/22/2018

Learning from Elsewhere: Critical Arts Pedagogies in the University
Time: 02/22/2018: 8:30AM-10:00AM
Location: Room 406A

“Feminist Histories and/as Critical Pedagogy”
Jen Kennedy, Queen’s University

Curating Difference: Race and Ethnicity in the US Museum
Time: 02/22/2018: 10:30AM-12:00PM
Location: Room 408A

Chairs: Camara Dia Holloway, Association for Critical Race Art History; Bridget R. Cooks, University of California, Irvine

“Monumental Change?: Integrating Black American Women in the United States Capitol Statuary Collection”
Sierra Rooney, Stony Brook University

“Smudged: Cindy Sherman and Blackface Minstrelsy”
Angelica J. Maier, University of Minnesota

“Empowering Incarcerated Women from Script to Screen: The Director’s Dialogue on Art and Social Change at the Wexner Center for the Arts”
Alana Ryder, Wexner Center for the Arts at The Ohio State University

Discussant: Chang Tang, Penn State University

Islamic Art Circa 1900
Time: 02/22/2018: 2:00PM-3:30PM
Location: Room 503

“Islamic Art and the Turn to Tapestry: Women Artists in Tunis”
Jessica Gerschultz, University of Kansas

Women Artists, 1800-1900
Time: 02/22/2018: 2:00PM-3:30PM
Location: Room 403B

Chair: Jane R. Becker, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

“Marguerite Arosa’s Salon Nudes, 1883-87”
Andrea Van Houtven, Centro Universitario de las Artes TAI

“Putting Berthe Morisot’s ‘Intérieur’ on the Map”
Kristan M. Hanson, The University of Kansas

“A Studio of Her Own: The Artistic Life of Anna Alma-Tadema”
Alexis Goodin, Sterling and Francine Clark Art institute

“From the Shadows to Leaders: The Various Roles and Impact of Four Female Artists in the Önningeby Artists’ Colony”
Anna-Maria Wiljanen, Independent Scholar

Discussant: Laurence Madeline, Chief Curator, Musées de France

Resistance: Performing Bodies and the State
Time: 02/22/2018: 4:00PM-5:30PM
Location: Room 501A

“Freeing the Feminist Future (10 Years Later): Female Bodies, Information Extraction, and Coco Fusco’s Performances of State and Power”
Stephanie Sparling Williams, Addison Gallery of American Art

Let’s Dance, But Don’t Call Me Baby: Dialogue, Empathy, and Inclusion in the Classroom and Beyond (Foundations in Art: Theory and Education FATE)
Time: 02/22/2018: 6:00PM-7:30PM
Location: Room 409A

Chair: Naomi J. Falk, University of South Carolina; Richard Moninski, University of Wisconsin-Platteville

“The New “Senior Learning Community”: How a Peer Mentoring Program Created Community, Empathy, and Empowerment”
Janine Polak, Purchase College, State University of New York

“Holding up the Mirror: Inclusion in Our Classrooms”
Elissa C. Armstrong, Virginia Commonwealth University

“Using Leigh Bowery to Unlock 2D Design”
Karl Erickson, Ball State University

“Safe Space: A First Year Seminar Case Study on Diversity, Inclusion, and Open Dialogue”
Kimberly Musial Datchuk, University of Iowa

Movements in Art and Activism: Radical Practice in California and Beyond
Time: 02/22/2018: 6:00PM-7:30PM
Location: Room 405

Chair: Mashinka Firunts, University of Pennsylvania; Jeanne Dreskin, University of Pennsylvania

“Disruptions in the Network: Asco’s “No Movies” Photography”
Jeanne Dreskin, University of Pennsylvania

“Cities up in Arms (in Black Panther Pictures)”
Erin Reitz, Northwestern University

“Of Speech Acts and Direct Action: From The Berkeley Free Speech Movement to Art Strike”
Mashinka Firunts, University of Pennsylvania

Discussant: Jennifer A. González, University of California, Santa Cruz

Teaching and Writing the Art Histories of Latin American Los Angeles (Art Historians of Southern California AHSC)
Time: 02/22/2018: 6:00PM-7:30PM
Location: Room 403B

“Decolonizing Art History: Institutional Challenges and the Histories of Latinx and Latin American Art”
Charlene Villaseñor Black, UCLA, Keynote Speaker

Xerografia: Copyart in Brazil, 1970-1990-  Local Art Histories and Common Points Across the Art Histories of Vastly Different Countries.”
Erin Aldana, Guest Curator and Research Scholar, University of San Diego

“Félix González-Torres as a (Post)Latino Artist”
Elizabeth Cerejido, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

“Chicana/o Remix: Rethinking Art Histories and Endgames”
Karen Mary Davalos, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

“Voids of the Aggregate: Materializing Ethnic Mexicans in Mission Revival and Spanish Colonial Revival Architecture in Southern California”
Carolyn J. Schutten, University of California Riverside

Friday 02/23/2018

Climate Aesthetics in the Anthropocene
Time: 02/23/2018: 10:30AM-12:00PM
Location: Room 405

Chairs: Lisa E. Bloom, University of California, Berkeley; Betti-Sue Hertz, Independent Curator

“Invisible Laborers: Microorganisms and Women in the Landscape of the Anthropocene”
Judit Hersko, California State University, San Marcos

“Polar Aesthetics: Archives of Knowledge and Disappearances in the Anthropocene”
Lisa E. Bloom, University of California, Berkeley

“Listen to the Trees”
Ruth Wallen, Goddard College

“The Anthropocene, California, and Visual Activism”
Betti-Sue Hertz, San Francisco Art Institute

Recipes for Revolution from Feminist Artists of Color (Women’s Caucus for Art WCA)
Time: 02/23/2018: 10:30AM-12:00PM
Location: Room 501B

Chairs: Jacqueline Francis, California College of the Arts; Tina Takemoto, California College of the Arts

“Teacher Don’t Teach Me Nonsense: On Being Present in the Present”
Suné Woods, Independent Artist

“Low N’ Slow: The Evolution into Xicanx”
Gilda Posada, Cornell University

“Breaking Glass, Oozing Off the Page: Women of Color Revolutionizing Their Field”
Gina Osterloh, The Ohio State University

Women’s Liberation and the Persistence of Painting
Time: 02/23/2018: 10:30AM-12:00PM
Location: Room 409B

Chairs: Sarah Cowan University of California, Berkeley; Amy Rahn, Stony Brook University, The State University of New York

“Painting Actions as Women’s Liberation: On Paint and Female Blood and Skin”
Helen Westgeest, Leiden University

“An Unlikely Match: Modernism and Feminism in Lynda Benglis’ “Contraband””
Becky Bivens, University of Illinois at Chicago

“A Latinx Queering of the Sacred: Rebekah Tarín’s Body Politic”
V. Gina Díaz, University of New Mexico

“Miriam Schapiro and the Politics of the Decorative”
Elissa Auther, Bard Graduate Center

#classroomssowhite: Strategies for Inclusive Teaching in Arts-Based Higher Education
Time: 02/23/2018: 2:00PM-3:30PM
Location: Room 407

“Adventures in Gender, Body, Identity: How a Multidisciplinary Course Started a Dialogue on a Rural College Campus”
Meredith Starr, Suffolk County Community College

Race, Ethnicity, and Cultural Appropriation in the History of Design
Time: 02/23/2018: 2:00PM-3:30PM
Location: Room 402A

“Cultural Appropriation, Design, and Feminine Self in Twentieth Century”
China Sandy Ng, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Teachable Monuments: Using Public Art to Spark Dialogue and Address Controversies
Time: 02/23/2018: 2:00PM-3:30PM
Location: Room 402B

“Unforeseen Controversies: Reconciliation and Re-contextualization through Comfort Women Memorials in the U.S.”
Jungsil Lee, George Washington University

Women Artists, Social Issues, and the Resistance
Time: 02/23/2018: 2:00PM-3:30PM
Location: Room 501B

Chair: Kyra Belan, Broward College

“Being Ignored Version 2.0: Self Generative Portraits for Marginal Female Faculty of Color on US Campuses”
Yeohyun Ahn, School of Art Institute of Chicago

“Workplace Women Unite, or Do They?”
Lauren Carr, Montclair State University

“Recent Activity: All the Things I’m Not Doing”
Jeana Eve Klein, Appalachian State University

“Lady Liberty Series: Demand Democracy”
Kyra Belan, Broward College

Feminist Art in Response to the State
TFAP Affiliated Society Session
Time: 02/23/2018: 4:00PM-5:30PM
Location: Room 404A

Chairs: Rachel Lachowicz, Claremont Graduate University and Connie Tell, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

“Petty, Porno, & Pink: Queer/Feminist/Trans Cultural Workers of Color and Radical Praxis Beyond Crisis”
Jillian Hernandez, University of California San Diego

“Sovereign Women’s Voices Against the Exploitation of “Resource Frontiers””
Amber Hickey, University of California Santa Cruz

“The Art and Politics of Feminist Confrontations with the Criminal-Legal System”
Carol Jacobsen, Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design, University of Michigan

“Resistance through Propaganda”
Elizabeth Driscoll, Smith Bruce Museum

“Masochism and the Domestic Sphere: Violence and Resistance in Brazilian Women’s Performances-for-Camera, 1974-1982”
Gillian Sneed, City University of New York, Graduate Center

Taking it to the Streets: The Visual and Material Culture of Women’s Marches
Time: 02/23/2018: 4:00PM-5:30PM
Location: Room 501B

Chair: Heather Belnap Jensen, Brigham Young University

“The Women’s March: Its Community-Based Performative Act and the Protest Signs as Art Objects”
Ann B. Kim, Indiana University East

“Not All Women Have Pussies: Towards a Transfeminist History of Protest Art”
Tara Burk, Rutgers University

“Icons of Defiance: Protest Imagery from the Indian Women’s Movement through the Lens of Sheba Chhachhi”
Sophia Powers, Washington University

“A Stitch in Time Saves Nine”
Nicole Archer, San Francisco Art Institute
Discussant: Erin Johnson, Bowdoin College

Saturday 02/24/2018

Art Nouveau: Symbolism of Beauty and Novelty (Association for Textual Scholarship in Art History ATSAH)
Time: 02/24/2018: 8:30AM-10:00AM
Location: Room 501A

Chair: Liana De Girolami Cheney, Independent Scholar

“Printed Paintings: Small Art for Everyone”
Liesbeth Grotenhuis, Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen

“Nostalgia and Modernism: Art Nouveau Poetics and Politics at Villa Igiea”
Davide Lacagnina, University of Siena

“Elisabeth Sonrel and Fin-de-siècle Feminine Subjectivity: Between Symbolist Idealism and Art Nouveau”
Cassandra Sciortino, University of California, Santa Barbara

“Edward Burne-Jones’s “The Mirror of Venus”: Physical and Intangible Female Beauty”
Liana De Girolami Cheney, Independent Scholar

Evasive Articulations in the Age of ‘Fake News’: Thinking About the Relationship Between Art and Truth During the Trump Era
Time: 02/24/2018: 8:30AM-10:00AM
Location: Room 503

Chairs: Aja Mujinga Sherrard, University of Montana Western; Shiloh R. Krupar, Georgetown University

“Recalibrating the Archive: Insurgent Acts and Strategies of Renewal”
Alejandro T. Acierto, Michigan State University

“Public Trust”
Sarah Kanouse, Northeastern University; Shiloh R. Krupar, Georgetown University

“Slow News in Fascist Times and The Other Border Wall Proposals: We Use Art to Reinvent Dominant Narratives of Power and Fascism Under the Trump Administration (Two Case Studies)”
Jennifer Meridian, Independent Artist

Gender Parity and Bias in the Arts: A Demand for Change
Time: 02/24/2018: 8:30AM-10:00AM
Location: Room 407

Chairs:Jody Servon, Appalachian State University; Xandra Eden, DiverseWorks; Jina Valentine, School of the Art Institute,

The Feminist Art Project: TFAP@CAA: Feminism and the State: Art, Politics, and Resistance
Time: 02/24/2018: 10:00AM-4:00PM
Location: Museum of Contemporary Art, Ahmanson Auditorium, 250 South Grand Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90012

Modernity, Identity, and Propaganda
Time: 02/24/2018: 10:30AM-12:00PM
Location: Room 501B

“Lilien’s Women: Gender, Nation, and Orientalism in the Female Images of the First Zionist artist, Ephraim Moses Lilien”
Lynne Swarts, University of Sydney

The “Dark Matter” of Craft
Time: 02/24/2018: 10:30AM-12:00PM
Location: Room 505

“The Invisible Women of Modern American Hobby Crafting”
Susan Richmond, Georgia State University

Time: 02/24/2018: 10:30AM-12:00PM
Location: Room 406A

Chair: Andrea Liu, Goldsmiths University

“Recuperating Capitalism: Omer Fast & Sharon Hayes”
Marie Shurkus, Maine College of Art

“Alienation Effects in Muay Thai Sparring: On Dana Hoey’s Fighters and the ‘Recuperation’ of Participatory Art”
Arlen Austin, Brown University, Modern Culture and Media Studies Department

“The Caricature of Postmodernism as “Moral Relativism””
Andrea Liu, Goldsmiths University

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