Sessions

All papers within each session are listed in the order in which they expect to be presented. This list and the order of presentation are subject to change.

ALL | WEDNESDAY | THURSDAY | FRIDAY | SATURDAY

SPEAKOUT! CAA’s Strategic Plan for the Annual Conference and You
Thursday, February 23, 7:30 AM–9:00 AM
Concourse Meeting Room 402AB, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Chair:
This session begins at 8:00 AM.
Arts Council of the African Studies Association
Theorizing the Body
Thursday, February 23, 9:30 AM–12:00 PM
Concourse Meeting Room 403B, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Chair: Jean M. Borgatti, Clark University
Medusa as "Seduction of Excess"
Basia Sliwinska, independent scholar
Body of Work: Stylization and Ambiguity in the Benin Plaque Corpus
Kathryn Wysocki Gunsch, New York University
Body Networks: Corporeality in Luba Art and Politics
Mary (Polly) Nooter Roberts, University of California, Los Angeles
H(ai)rmeneutics
Shir Aloni Yaari, Courtauld Institute
Humorous Transformations into Abstraction: Layering Images of Identity in the Art of Shahzia Sikander
Anneke Schulenberg, Radboud University, Nijmegen
The Other Histories of Photography: The First One Hundred Years
Thursday, February 23, 9:30 AM–12:00 PM
Concourse Meeting Room 408A, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Chair: Melody D. Davis, Sage College of Albany
Seeing through Photography: Antoine Claudet's "2, 4, 8, 12" and the Development of Binocular Vision
Karen Hellman, J. Paul Getty Museum
Studio Sample Book as Equalizer: Commercial Photography in the Indian Metropolis
Deborah Hutton, The College of New Jersey
Parvenu or Print Connoisseur: A Case Study for the Consumption and Reception of Early Photographic Fine Art Reproductions
Margaretta S. Frederick, Delaware Art Museum
On the Matronage of Stereography and Its Ideological Exclusion from the History of Photography
Melody Davis, Sage College of Albany
Radical Photo Spaces: The "Building Workers' Unions" Exhibition (Berlin 1931)
Vanessa M. Rocco, Pratt Institute
Mobile Spectatorship in Video/Film Installations
Thursday, February 23, 9:30 AM–12:00 PM
Concourse Meeting Room 404B, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Chairs: Ursula Anna Frohne, University of Cologne; Eric C. H. de Bruyn, University of Leiden
Video Environments and the Subjects of Modern Architecture
Larry Busbea, University of Arizona
Spectators in Brackets: Joëlle Tuerlinckx's “Aqui Havia Historia-Cultura Agora 0” (2002)
Beatrice von Bismarck, Academy of Visual Arts Leipzig
Multitude on Screen
Annette Urban, Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Performing Spectatorship
Sven Luettiken, University of Amsterdam
New Media at a Crossroads: Platform and Place at "Documenta 11"
Kevin Hatch, Binghamton University, State University of New York
Centennial Session
Seeing Is Doing, Doing Is Teaching
Thursday, February 23, 9:30 AM–12:00 PM
West Hall Meeting Room 515B, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Chair: Michael Ned Holte
Andrea Bowers, independent artist
Charles Gaines, California Institute of the Arts
Simon Leung, University of California, Irvine
Doing Art/Criticism after Representation
Thursday, February 23, 9:30 AM–12:00 PM
Concourse Meeting Room 403A, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Chair: renée carine hoogland, Wayne State University
The Mirror and the Magic Lantern: Nan Goldin's Challenge to the Authority of Representation
Sarah Ruddy, Wayne State University
Affect and Appropriation: Deleuze, Guattari, and "Sensation Reproducible to Infinity"
Christopher Tradowsky, St. Olaf College
Experiencing Seeing: Knowledge and Affect in Contemporary American Art Criticism
Christa Noel Robbins, Cornell College
On the Existential Road: New Ontologies for Conceptual Art and the Embodied Experience of Technology
Charissa N. Terranova, University of Texas at Dallas
Association for Latin American Art
Photographic Practices in Latin America
Thursday, February 23, 9:30 AM–12:00 PM
West Hall Meeting Room 503, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Chairs: Anna Indych-López, City College of New York and The Graduate Center, City University of New York; Mercedes Trelles-Hernandez, University of Puerto Rico
Between Drawing and Photography: Ramón Frade’s Construction of Puerto Rican Identity
Mercedes Trelles-Hernandez, University of Puerto Rico
Mathias Goeritz's Photographic Operations: El Eco and Midcentury Mexican Modernism in "Le Musée Imaginaire"
Jennifer Josten, Yale University
Proof Positive: The Photographs of Argentina's Disappeared as Objects of Subversion
Marisa Lerer, The Graduate Center, City University of New York
José Angel Toirac: Revolutionary Redux
Stephanie Jill Schwartz, University College London
Nostalgic Photography as Critique in Contemporary Latin American Art
Esther Gabara, Duke University
Accumulation
Thursday, February 23, 9:30 AM–12:00 PM
Concourse Meeting Room 404A, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Chairs: Nana Danielle Last, University of Virginia; Mark Cameron Boyd, Corcoran College of Art and Design
Contemporary Art and the Persistence of Plastic
Amanda Boetzkes, Ohio State University
Performing Labor
Elise Richman, University of Puget Sound
Tainted Goods: Isa Genzken and Rachel Harrison
Dan Adler, York University
The Accumulative Atlas
Kate Palmer Albers, University of Arizona
Who Is Afraid of Accumulation? Thomas Hirschhorn’s Exhibition "Swiss-Swiss Democracy"
Philip Ursprung, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich
Punk Rock and Contemporary Art on the West Coast
Thursday, February 23, 9:30 AM–12:00 PM
West Hall Meeting Room 502AB, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Chairs: Adam Lerner, Museum of Contemporary Art Denver; Steven Wolf, independent curator
The Alternative to the Alternative: Attitude-Driven Art
Tony Labat, San Francisco Art Institute
Glittery and Costumed: Glitter Rock and the Performance of Identity in Los Angeles ca. 1973
Kirsten Olds, University of Tulsa
Watch Out for the Furniture: Bruce Conner Loves the Mutants
Cinthea Fiss, independent artist
"A Free-Form Climate": Dadazines and Punk Zines in 1970s San Francisco
Emily Hage, Saint Joseph's University
What Makes a Man Start Fires? Southern California Punk and Politics of Immigration in Juan Capistran's "Minutemen Project"
Rose Salseda, University of Texas at Austin
Stories between the Lines: Liminal Space in Precolumbian and Colonial Latin American Images
Thursday, February 23, 9:30 AM–12:00 PM
West Hall Meeting Room 511BC, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Chairs: Renee A. McGarry, The Graduate Center, City University of New York; Ananda Cohen Suarez, The Graduate Center, City University of New York, and Smith College
Family Ties and the Aztec Royal House: A Genealogy from the "Codex Mexicanus"
Lori Boornazian Diel, Texas Christian University
Reading the Ancient Maya Body: How Deep Is Skin Deep?
Catherine E. Burdick, independent scholar
Rites of Passage: Caves, Conversion, and Open Chapels of Early Colonial New Spain
Rhonda Taube, Riverside City College
Art between Two Caves: Cognition, Culture, and Caribbean Speleothem Sculpture
Reinaldo Morales, University of Central Arkansas
Liminal Objects and Spiritual Transition: Altar Cloths in Early Colonial Peru
Maya Stanfield-Mazzi, University of Florida
Narrative in Gothic Art
Thursday, February 23, 9:30 AM–12:00 PM
Concourse Meeting Room 407, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Chair: Elizabeth Morrison, J. Paul Getty Museum
Toward a Cultural Geography of Gothic Narrative Art
Gerald Guest, John Carroll University
Narrative and Translation in New York Public Library Spencer Collection "MS 22" and Related Manuscripts
Julia Finch, University of Pittsburgh
Visual Narrative and Penitential Prayer in the "Tickhill Psalter"
Anne Rudloff Stanton, University of Missouri, Columbia
Space and Narrative in Ambrogio Lorenzetti's "Scenes of the Life of Saint Nicholas"
Andrea Begel, Adelphi University
Visual Narrative in the "Livre d'Eracles": Did a Formidable Gothic Tradition Shape Illuminations of Late-Medieval Examples?
Erin Donovan, University of Illinois and The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Visual Culture Caucus
Ephemeral Visual Culture and the Making of Urban Space, Part I
Thursday, February 23, 9:30 AM–12:00 PM
Concourse Meeting Room 405, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Chairs: Kevin D. Murphy, The Graduate Center, City University of New York; Sally O'Driscoll, Fairfield University
Rewriting the Battles of Algiers: Ephemeral Tactics in the City at War
Sheila Crane, University of Virginia
Westernization, Ephemerality, and Postwar Egyptian Movie Posters
Kerr Houston, Maryland Institute College of Art
Read the Writing on the Wall: Murals, Newspapers, and the Public Discourse of William Walker
Kymberly N. Pinder, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Let the Record Show: Queer Ephemera, Art, and Activism in New York City, 1987-1995
Tara Burk, The Graduate Center, City University of New York
Native American Surrealisms
Thursday, February 23, 9:30 AM–12:00 PM
Concourse Meeting Room 409AB, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Chairs: W. Jackson Rushing, University of Oklahoma; Claudia Mesch, Arizona State University
A Modernist Moment: Native Art and Surrealism at the University of Oklahoma
Mark Andrew White, Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, University of Oklahoma
"My World Is Surreal"
Charlotte Townsend-Gault, University of British Columbia
The Opposite of Snake
Mary Modeen, University of Dundee, Scotland
Complexity and Contradiction in Native American Surrealism
Robert Silberman, University of Minnesota
ARTspace
Restaging the Readymade
Thursday, February 23, 9:30 AM–12:00 PM
West Hall Meeting Room 515A, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Chair: Nathaniel Stern, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Restaging the Readymade
Nicole Ridgway, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
alwaysalreadymade
Jon Cates, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Readymade Biomatter: Art and Synthetic Biology
Jennifer Johung, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
"Tout fait": Bergson, Time, and Choreographic Being-Made
Noyale Colin, Middlesex University
Rendezvous at the Unreadymade: Thing, Intent, Human
Kennan Ferguson
Pop and Politics, Part I
Thursday, February 23, 9:30 AM–12:00 PM
Concourse Meeting Room 408B, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Chairs: Allison Unruh, independent scholar; Kalliopi Minioudaki, independent scholar
"Magic Art Reproducer": Class and Reproduction in Warhol's "Superman"
Anthony E. Grudin, University of Vermont
Tokyo as a Cold War Site: Jasper Johns’s Visit in 1964
Hiroko Ikegami, Kobe University
Pop Art in Dark Times: Masculinities and Mass Subjectivity in the Age of McCarthyism
Seth McCormick, Western Carolina University
Souvenirs for a Riot: Claes Oldenburg, Pop Art, and Chicago '68
Tom Williams, Watkins College of Art, Design, and Film
Political Pop or Anti-Pop? Axell, Chryssa Romanos, and Niki de Saint Phalle
Kalliopi Minioudaki, independent scholar
Art History Open Session
Deep Time: New Approaches to the Study of Ancient Art
Thursday, February 23, 9:30 AM–12:00 PM
West Hall Meeting Room 501ABC, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Chair: Gregory Warden, Southern Methodist University
Object-Generated Methodologies for Exploring Cross-Cultural Interaction in the Terracotta Figurines of Hellenistic Babylonia
Stephanie Langin-Hooper, Bowling Green State University
Race and Beauty in Ancient Greece: Aesthetics of Interpretation
Ada Cohen, Dartmouth College
Ritual Theory and the Interpretation of Ancient Greek Religious Art
Katie Rask, Ohio State University
The Spatial Rhetoric of the Naples Philosopher Mosaic
Tamara Durn, Case Western Reserve University
Flights of Perception: Aerial Vision, Art, and Modernity
Thursday, February 23, 9:30 AM–12:00 PM
Concourse Meeting Room 406AB, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Chair: Jason Weems, University of California, Riverside
Synoptic Views: Constructing Orthogonal Plans of Paris
Min Kyung Lee, Northwestern University and École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales
American Photography and the Russian Avant-Garde: The View from Above
Myroslava M. Mudrak, Ohio State University
David Smith, the Aerial View, and Sculptural Abstraction
Sarah Hamill, Oberlin College
"Beyond Direct Visual Experience": Aerial Vision and the Emergence of Conceptual Art in the Work of Douglas Huebler
Larisa Dryansky, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique and École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs
Andreas Gefeller's "Supervisions" and the Fantasy of Aerial Vision
Isabel Taube, School of Visual Arts
Presentation of CAA Awards of Distinction
Thursday, February 23, 12:30 PM–2:00 PM
West Hall Meeting Room 502AB, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Chair:
Welcome and Introduction, Barbara Nesin, CAA President
Association of Historians of Nineteenth-Century Art
Future Directions in Nineteenth-Century Art History
Thursday, February 23, 12:30 PM–2:00 PM
Concourse Meeting Room 402AB, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Chair: Scott Allan, J. Paul Getty Museum
Michelangelo as Model: Xavier Sigalon's Copy of the "Last Judgment"
Allan Doyle, Princeton University
Ruskin's Botticelli: Labyrinth and Grave
Jeremy Melius, Johns Hopkins University
Reading from the Book of Gustave Doré: Religious Media and the Shaping of Modernity
Sarah C. Schaefer, Columbia University
Historians of German and Central European Art and Architecture
Emerging Scholars
Thursday, February 23, 12:30 PM–2:00 PM
Concourse Meeting Room 409AB, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Chair: Timothy O. Benson, Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Viva Durero! Albrecht Dürer and German Art in Nueva España
Jennifer A. Morris, Princeton University
“Opium Rush”: Hans Makart, Richard Wagner, and the Aesthetic Environment in Ringstrasse Vienna
Eric Anderson, Kendall College of Art and Design
Architecture on Moscow Standard Time
Richard Anderson, Columbia University
Association for Textual Scholarship in Art History
Classicism, Idealism, and the Symbolist Avant-Garde
Thursday, February 23, 12:30 PM–2:00 PM
West Hall Meeting Room 511BC, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Chairs: Brendan Cole, Eton College; Rosina Neginsky, University of Illinois, Springfield
Odilon Redon’s Profiles of Light: Fifteenth-Century Florence, Mallarmé, and Symbolist Idealism in fin-de-siècle France
Cassandra Sciortino, University of California, Santa Barbara
Merging the Fork in the Road: Gustave Moreau’s Quest for Modernity via the Language of the Past
Sarah Lippert, University of Michigan, Flint
Principles of Classical Formal Balance in the Compositions of Fernand Khnopff and Piet Mondrian
Andrew Marvick, Southern Utah University
Southeastern College Art Conference
Historicizing "the Local" in Contemporary Art
Thursday, February 23, 12:30 PM–2:00 PM
Concourse Meeting Room 408A, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Chairs: Jessica Dallow, University of Alabama, Birmingham; Lucy Curzon, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
Regional Eccentricities: "The Ordinary" in Contemporary Photography
Holly Markovitz Goldstein, Savannah College of Art and Design
Represented by Earth: On Santiago Sierra’s "Anthropometric Modules Made from Human Faeces" (2007)
Craig Smith, University of Florida
An American Expat Making Art in Sana’a, Yemen
Karla Freiheit, independent artist
Discussant:Lucy Curzon, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
Exhibitor Session
What Do You Want from an Ebook?
Thursday, February 23, 12:30 PM–2:00 PM
Concourse Meeting Room 407, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Chairs: Patricia Fidler, Yale University Press; Michelle Komie, Yale University Press
Elizabeth Childs, Washington University in St. Louis
Aden Kumler, University of Chicago
Scott Rothkopf, Whitney Museum of American Art
Joshua Shannon, University of Maryland
Kristina Wilson, Clark University
Independent Curators International
Curating and Education
Thursday, February 23, 12:30 PM–2:00 PM
Concourse Meeting Room 405, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Chairs: Chelsea Haines, Independent Curators International; Sofia Olascoaga, Independent Curators International
Allison Agsten, Hammer Museum, University of California, Los Angeles
Jessica Gogan, University of Pittsburgh
Queer Caucus for Art: The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Caucus for Art, Artists, and Historians
Conversations on Affect and Archives
Thursday, February 23, 12:30 PM–2:00 PM
Concourse Meeting Room 403B, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Chairs: Tirza True Latimer, California College of the Arts; Virginia Solomon, University of Southern California
Julia Bryan-Wilson, University of California, Berkeley
Jeannine Tang, Courtauld Institute of Art
Catherine Lord, University of California, Irvine
Northern California Art Historians
Jewish Art: Reevaluation, Recovery, Reclamation, Respect
Thursday, February 23, 12:30 PM–2:00 PM
West Hall Meeting Room 515B, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Chair: Andrea Pappas, Santa Clara University
Sitting Pretty: The Rabbinical Subject and the Female Artist
Maya Katz, Touro College
Homelessness, Hope, and "Homefulness" in Post-Postmodern Israeli Performance, Video, and Installation Arts
S. I. Salamensky, University of California, Los Angeles
An Unprejudiced Stratum of Art History: Situating Jewish Art in Early-Twentieth-Century German Discourses and Scholarship Today
Celka Straughn, Spencer Museum of Art
Discussant:Samantha Baskind, Cleveland State University
Art Historians Interested in Pedagogy and Technology
Technology in the Art History Classroom: A Hands-On Learning Workshop
Thursday, February 23, 12:30 PM–2:00 PM
Concourse Meeting Room 404B, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Chair: Sarah Jarmer Scott, Wagner College
Using PREZI
Susan Healy, Metropolitan Community College
VOICETHREAD
Janice Lynn Robertson, Pratt Institute
Getting Started Teaching Art History Online
Kelly Donahue-Wallace, University of North Texas
Association for Latin American Art
Emerging Scholars of Latin American Art
Thursday, February 23, 12:30 PM–2:00 PM
Concourse Meeting Room 406AB, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Chairs: Elena Shtromberg, University of Utah; Kim Richter, Getty Research Institute
Moche Marks of Distinction: Accessing Regionality and Interaction through Moche Fine Line Painted Pottery
Ethan M. Cole, University of California, Los Angeles
The Lost "Book of Paintings" of José Antonio Aponte
Linda Rodriguez, Harvard University
Remaking the Home: Media, Myth, and Maternity in Polvo de Gallina Negra’s "Mother for a Day"
Jamie L. Ratliff, University of Louisville
CAA Committee on Diversity Practices
Transcending Compliance Models: Diversity in Theory and Practice
Thursday, February 23, 12:30 PM–2:00 PM
Concourse Meeting Room 408B, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Chair: Jacqueline Taylor, University of Virginia
Camara Holloway, University of Delaware
Tina Takemoto, California College of the Arts
Tobias Wofford, Johns Hopkins University
David Serlin, University of California, San Diego
T'ai Smith, Maryland Institute College of Art
Beyond the Oil Spill: Art and Ecology in the Americas
Thursday, February 23, 2:30 PM–5:00 PM
Concourse Meeting Room 408B, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Chairs: Florencia Bazzano-Nelson, Tulane University; Santiago Rueda Fajardo, independent scholar, Bogotá, Colombia
Landscape Seen through the Eyes of Contemporary Art and Science
Hugo Fortes, Universidade de São Paulo
The Land, the Road, and the Freedom to Move On: Allegory vs. Documentary in "Iracema, uma transa amazônica"
Erin Aldana, independent scholar, San Diego
Environmental Crisis and Creative Response: Ala Plástica’s "Magdalena Project"
Lisa Crossman, Tulane University
The Invisible Beginning: Imagining Trees in the Contemporary Urban Environment
Gesche Würfel, Goldsmiths, University of London
CAA Distinguished Scholar Session Honoring Rosalind Krauss
The Theoretical Turn
Thursday, February 23, 2:30 PM–5:00 PM
West Hall Meeting Room 502AB, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Chair: Yve-Alain Bois, Institute for Advanced Study
Harry Cooper, National Gallery of Art
Benjamin H. D. Buchloh, Harvard University
Hal Foster, Princeton University
Ewa Lajer-Burcharth, Harvard University
Briony Fer, University College London
New Media Caucus
Magic and Media
Thursday, February 23, 2:30 PM–5:00 PM
West Hall Meeting Room 503, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Chairs: Mina Cheon, Maryland Institute College of Art; Lisa Paul Streitfeld, independent curator
Endopsychic Genealogy in Dark City
Laurence A. Rickels, Academy of Fine Arts, Karlsruhe
The Masked Magician: Enacting Archaic Desires
Sue Taylor, Portland State University
The Freak Show and Transformation in Michael Jackson’s Life and Work
Rita Alves, independent artist
Trauma and the Internet Oracle
Evan Malater, independent scholar
Society of Architectural Historians
World Architecture and "Nonwestern" Stories
Thursday, February 23, 2:30 PM–5:00 PM
West Hall Meeting Room 511BC, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Chair: Madhuri Desai, Pennsylvania State University
The Elephanta Caves and the Romantic Imagination
Niharika Dinkar, Boise State University
Building Imperial Ethnographies in Late-Nineteenth-Century Britain and France
Isabelle Flour, Université Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne
Renaissance Architecture in Turkey: Rereading James Fergusson
Sevil Enginsoy Ekinci, Middle East Technical University
The Other Prison: Writing a Spatial History of Prisons in British India
Mira Lynn Rai, University of California, Santa Barbara
Water, Water, Everywhere: Charting New Courses for Architectural History
Wayne Charney, Kansas State University
Discussant:Stephen Tobriner, University of California, Berkeley
Centennial Session
LA RAW: Conversations on Art, Life, and Practice in Los Angeles
Thursday, February 23, 2:30 PM–5:00 PM
West Hall Meeting Room 515B, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Chair: Michael Duncan, independent curator
Carole Caroompas, Otis College of Art and Design
Frohawk Two Feathers, independent artist
Llyn Foulkes, independent artist
Stas Orlovski, Long Beach City College
Charles Garabedian, independent artist
John Sonsini, independent artist
Exceeding the Limits of Ancient Rome: New Studies in Early and Late Roman Art
Thursday, February 23, 2:30 PM–5:00 PM
Concourse Meeting Room 405, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Chairs: John North Hopkins, Rice University; Ashley Elizabeth Jones, Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz
Reconsidering the History of the Roman Arch: L. Stertinius and the Monuments of the Middle Republic
Anne Hrychuk Kontokosta, Pratt Institute
Concepts of Materiality in the Early Use (and Reuse) of Marble in Mid- Republican Rome and Italy
Seth Bernard, University of Pennsylvania
Bigger Is Better? Late Roman Painting and the Megalographic Tradition
Susanna McFadden, Fordham University
"Third Space": Reconceptualizing Syncretism in the Late Roman Near East
Karen Christina Britt, University of Louisville
Emblems of Power and the Changing Function of Art in the Eastern Roman Empire
Stephen D. Snyder, Fatih University
Towards a Rock and Roll History of Contemporary Art
Thursday, February 23, 2:30 PM–5:00 PM
Concourse Meeting Room 409AB, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Chairs: Matthew Jesse Jackson, University of Chicago; Robert Slifkin, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University
The Sense of an Ending: Spiral Jetty and the Stones at Altamont
William Smith, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University
"I Can’t Stand You": The No Wave Makes the Art World Fractious
Sarah Evans, Northern Illinois University
New Wavy Gravy: Raymond Pettibon and Hardcore Punk
Cary Levine, University of North Carolina
Thus Spoke Hendrix: Hélio Oiticica's Rock and Roll Turn
Sergio Martins, University of London
The Musician in the Garden: New Models of Display
Prudence Peiffer, Columbia University
The Engagement of Art and Architecture in Ritual Performance
Thursday, February 23, 2:30 PM–5:00 PM
Concourse Meeting Room 404A, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Chair: Carolyn M. Malone, University of Southern California
Liturgy and the Five Senses in the Illustrations of the "Cartulary of Saint-Martin-du-Canigou"
Eric Palazzo, Université de Poitiers
Cross and Book: Manuscript Space and the Material Cross in the Late Eighth Century
Beatrice Kitzinger, Harvard University
Procession as Pilgrimage: The Ritual Topography of Tivoli’s “Inchinata” and Transforming Conceptions of Urban Liturgical Performance in Late Medieval Italy
Rebekah Perry, University of Pittsburgh
Art and Architecture in Haitian Vodou Practice
Lisa Farrington, John Jay College, City University of New York
Exorcism by Brush: Ritualizing Tomb Space in Middle-Period China
Jeehee Hong, Syracuse University
CAA Services to Artists Committee
Speaking Out: A Public Forum for Artist Manifestos
Thursday, February 23, 2:30 PM–5:00 PM
West Hall Meeting Room 515A, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Chair: Julia M. Morrisroe, University of Florida
Fallen Fruit/Collaborative Understanding/Two Kinds of Public
David Burns, independent artist
Strategies: Moving Beyond the Confines of the Art World
Kim Abeles, independent artist
inside/outside/upside down/backwards
Buzz Spector, Washington University in St. Louis
S.U.R.D.: A Manifesto for Abstract Painting, beyond the Death of Empathy
Jeremy Diggle, University College Falmouth
Why Touch Is Necessary in Real Time (or) Touch Me in Real Time
Holly Hanessian, Florida State University
The End/Exhaustion of Modernism
Ron Janowich, University of Florida
The Nature of "My Doggerel"
Ulysses Jenkins, University of California, Irvine
Manifesto as Paradigm Production
Iain Kerr
Association of Historians of Nineteenth-Century Art
Civilization and Its Others in Nineteenth-Century Art, Part I
Thursday, February 23, 2:30 PM–5:00 PM
Concourse Meeting Room 402AB, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Chair: David Joseph O'Brien, University of Illinois
Theism and the Civilizing Process in James Barry’s Society of Arts Murals
Daniel Guernsey, Florida International University
Civilizing Rome: Anglo-American Artists and the Colonial Encounter
Melissa Dabakis, Kenyon College
Going Native: Victorian Portraits of Civilized Barbarity
Julie Codell, Arizona State University
Second Rome or Seat of Savagery? The Case of Byzantium in Nineteenth-Century European Imaginaries
Maria Taroutina, Yale University
Franz Kugler’s "Handbuch der Kunstgeschichte": A Prussian View of Civilization and Its Others in 1842
Jeanne-Marie Musto, Fordham University
Momentum: Women/Art/Technology
Thursday, February 23, 2:30 PM–5:00 PM
West Hall Meeting Room 501ABC, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Chairs: Ferris Olin, Institute for Women and Art, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; Muriel Magenta, Arizona State University
Women/Art/Technology: Escalating the Dialogue
Muriel Magenta, Arizona State University
Redefining Health through a Postcybernetic Aesthetic
Jennifer Hall, Massachusetts College of Art
Cao-Fei: Empowering in Virtual Reality
Aileen June Wang, Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
Digital Archives: Protecting the Future through the Past
Lynn Hershman
Queer Technologies, Viral Aesthetics, and Hypertrophic Transformation
Zach Blas, Duke University
Victoria Vesna, University of California, Los Angeles
Discussant: Judith K. Brodsky, Institute for Women and Art, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Historians of German and Central European Art and Architecture
Picturing Urban Space in Central Europe since 1839
Thursday, February 23, 2:30 PM–5:00 PM
Concourse Meeting Room 403A, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Chair: Miriam Paeslack, University at Buffalo, State University of New York
The Invisible City: Architectural Imagination and Cultural Identity Represented in Competition Drawings from Sibiu 1880-1930
Timo Hagen, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg
Picturing the Nation: The Multifaceted Image of Hungary at the 1896 Millennium Exhibition in Budapest
Miklós Székely, Ludwig Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest
Architecture, Monuments, and the Politics of Space in Kolozsvár/Cluj
Paul Stirton, Bard Graduate Center: Decorative Arts, Design History, Material Culture
Urban Space as a Visual-Haptic Experience: Stereoscopic Views of German Cities, 1880-1910
Douglas Klahr, University of Texas at Arlington
Picturing Contested Space and Subjectivity in the Urban Milieus of Budapest and Vienna
Dorothy Barenscott, Simon Fraser University
Crossing Disciplines: The Role of Precolumbian Art History and the Pursuit of Culture
Thursday, February 23, 2:30 PM–5:00 PM
Concourse Meeting Room 407, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Chairs: Ruth Anne Phillips, St. Mary's College of Maryland; Laura Amrhein, University of Arkansas, Little Rock
Living Architecture at Chichen Itza: Using GIS, Urban Studies, and Phenomenology
Cynthia Kristan-Graham, Auburn University
Divining Order: Collecting and Classifying the Aztec Gods
Molly H. Bassett, Georgia State University
Mixing Art with Science: Ancient American Art Illuminated by Geology, Botany, Zoology, and Chemistry
Rebecca R. Stone, Emory University
Finding the Middle Ground within Loro Ceramics
Deborah Spivak, University of California, Santa Barbara
Unity in Diversity: Should Precolumbianists Cross Disciplines?
Laura Amrhein, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Art History's New Coat: Trying It on for Size in Precolumbian Studies
Ruth Anne Phillips, St. Mary's College of Maryland
PhD for Artists: Sense or Nonsense? Part II
Thursday, February 23, 2:30 PM–5:00 PM
Concourse Meeting Room 406AB, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Chairs: John S. Powers, Cleveland Institute of Art; Bruce A. Barber, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design University
How to Qualify for This World, and Why?
Hubertus von Ameluxen, Hochschule für Bildende Künste Braunschweig
Practice as Research: The Concentration in Art Practice at UCSD
Grant Kester, University of California, San Diego
Research and Dissertation vs. Practice and Scholarship
Mathew Reichertz, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design University
Do We Need What the Doctor Offers?
Morgan T. Paine, Florida Gulf Coast University
Approaching Terminus: Education as Capital
Tony Schwensen, School of Museum of Fine Arts Boston
No Talking Allowed: Making a Visual Argument about Art History
Thursday, February 23, 2:30 PM–5:00 PM
Concourse Meeting Room 408A, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Chairs: Jean Robertson, Indiana University; Craig McDaniel, Indiana University
Degas and Italy: A Pictorial Exegesis
Claire L. Kovacs, Coe College
Dubai Referents
Julia Townsend, American University in Dubai
The Political Ecology of Energy Consumption: An Official Guide
Matthew Friday, State University of New York at New Paltz
Overlooked Sites of Neoconcretism: The Newsroom, the Dance Floor, and the Flooded Underground
Simone Osthoff, Pennsylvania State University
Superdutch: Photography, Process, and the Internet-Polder
Jordan Tate, University of Cincinnati
Who Was Thomas Waterman Wood? Finding the Artist in the Art
Jo-Ann Morgan, Western Illinois University
The History of Mystery: Human Representation "Sub Specie Aeternitatis"
Carol Ciarniello, independent artist
Historicizing Somaesthetics: Body-Mind Connections in the Medieval and Early Modern Viewer
Thursday, February 23, 2:30 PM–5:00 PM
Concourse Meeting Room 404B, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Chair: Allie Terry-Fritsch, Bowling Green State University
Sensing Devotion: Late Medieval and Early Modern Materializations of the Crucified Christ
Geraldine A. Johnson, University of Oxford
The Body and the Book: Reading the "Carrara Herbal"
Sarah R. Kyle, University of Central Oklahoma
"Rush to the Embrace": The "Maulbronn Altarpiece" and the Corporeal Limits of Vision
David S. Areford, University of Massachusetts, Boston
Low Painting, Court Culture, and Bodily Pleasure in Renaissance Trent
Chriscinda Henry, Oberlin College
Historians of British Art
Future Directions in the History of British Art
Thursday, February 23, 2:30 PM–5:00 PM
Concourse Meeting Room 403B, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Chair: Peter Trippi, "Fine Art Connoisseur" and Projects in 19th-Century Art, Inc.
Reconsidering John Gibson, Remolding British Sculpture
Roberto C. Ferrari, The Graduate Center, City University of New York
Legal Thinking: The Rise of Eighteenth-Century British Art
Cristina S. Martinez, University of Toronto
Doing the Thing and the Thing Done: The Social World of the British Sporting Print, 1750-1850
Corey Piper, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
From the "Well-Laid Table" to the "Market Place": The Architectural Association Unit System
Irene Sunwoo, Princeton University
Art within Reach: The Popular Origins of Art History in Victorian Britain
Amy M. Von Lintel, West Texas A&M; University
Discussant:Kimberly Rhodes, Drew University
Coalition of Women in the Arts Organization
Asian American Women Artists: A Postmodern Perspective
Thursday, February 23, 5:30 PM–7:00 PM
West Hall Meeting Room 511BC, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Chairs: Kyra Belán, Coalition of Women in the Arts Organization; Linda Inson Choy, independent curator
R(Evolution)
Kay Kang, independent artist
The Art of Being Asian: Art and Politics of Asian American Women Artists Now
Linda Inson Choy, independent curator
Cultural Surrealism as a Platform for Feminist Activism
Cynthia Tom, independent artist
Mid America College Art Association
What Is Conceptual Thinking?
Thursday, February 23, 5:30 PM–7:00 PM
West Hall Meeting Room 503, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Chair: Steven Bleicher, Coastal Carolina University
Applying Relevancy
Barbara Bergstrom, University of Arizona
Crisis to Concept: Developing Conceptual Thinking
Jane Venes, Iowa State University
Why Figure Painting?
Margi Weir, Wayne State University
Creative Capital Foundation
Embedded: A Social Practice in the Neighborhood
Thursday, February 23, 5:30 PM–7:00 PM
Concourse Meeting Room 403A, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Chair: Sean Elwood, Creative Capital Foundation
Cesar Cornejo
Mario Ybarra, Jr.
Ted Purves and Susanne Cockrell
International Association of Art Critics
Art Criticism and Small Independent Magazines
Thursday, February 23, 5:30 PM–7:00 PM
Concourse Meeting Room 409AB, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Chair: Josephine Gear, New York University
Phong Bui, The Brooklyn Rail
Shana Lutker, X-TRA
Robby Herbst, Llano del Rio Collective and The Journal of Aesthetics and Protest
Association for Critical Race Art History
Writing Art Histories of Los Angeles
Thursday, February 23, 5:30 PM–7:00 PM
Concourse Meeting Room 405, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Chair: Kellie Jones, Columbia University
Naima Keith, Studio Museum in Harlem
Karin Higa, Japanese American National Museum
C. Ian White, independent artist
Roberto Tejada, Southern Methodist University
Rebecca Peabody, Getty Research Institute
Public Art Dialogue
Public Art in the Virtual Sphere
Thursday, February 23, 5:30 PM–7:00 PM
West Hall Meeting Room 501ABC, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Chairs: Mary M. Tinti, deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum; John Craig Freeman, Emerson College
John Craig Freeman, Emerson College
Christiane Paul, The New School
Ben Rubin, EAR Studio

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