Department of Art and Art History Reception

Art and Art History CAA reception and sessions to note

Wed. February 11, 2015

row of people in auditorium listening to lecture
Photo by Lawrence Peart.

The Department of Art and Art History invites all alumni, faculty, and students attending the College Art Association's (CAA) annual conference to an official reception. Connect with Jack Risley, chair, and fellow alumni, faculty, and students.

Friday, February 13, 5:30–7 pm
New York Hilton Midtown, 4th Floor, Green Room
1335 Avenue of the Americas (Sixth Avenue) at 53rd Street.

Wednesday, February 11

9:30 am – Session: Mesoamerican Iconography: Interactions of Images and Texts, and Images as Text

  • Stephanie Michelle Strauss, PhD candidate in Art History, Tlamatinime or Tlacuiloque: Mexica Language Ideologies and the Role of Painter-Scribe in Aztec Society

9:30 am – Session: Composite Art in the Colonies of Europe: Stealing, Smiting, Enshrining, Erasing, Recarving, and Recontextualizing

  • Kaylee Spencer, PhD in Art History 2007, currently at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, session chair

12:30 pm – Session: Association of Art Museum Curators Exploring New Models of Curatorial Scholarship

  • Emily Jane Ballew Neff, PhD in Art History 1997, Association of Art Museum Curators, session chair

Thursday, February 12

9:30 am – Session: Guerrilla Approaches to the Decorative Arts and Design

  • Carma R. Gorman, Associate Professor of Design, The Case for a Legal History of Industrial Design

9:30 am – Session: A Social Medium: Photography’s History of Sharing Mastering and Sharing the View: The Kodak Picture Spot

  • Leslie K. Brown, MA in Art History 1998, PhD candidate in Art History at Boston University, Mastering and Sharing the View: The Kodak Picture Spot

12:30 pm – Session: CAA Services to Artists Committee Breaking the Rules: The “Other” Career Paths

  • Amelia Winger-Bearskin, MFA in Studio Art 2008, independent artist, Tisch School for the Arts, ITP, NYU, session panelist

12:30 pm – Session: Association of Historians of American Art American Art in Unlikely Places: Exhibitions beyond the Transatlantic Axis

  • Elizabeth Boone, Dr. Elizabeth BooneElizPhD in Art History 1977, currently at Tulane University, "The Proud and Magnificent Activity Found in North America": Art from the United States at the Latin American Centenaries of Independence

12:30 pm – Session: CAA International Committee, Global Art History: Historical Connections

  • Rachel Weiss, BA in Studio Art 2010, currently at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, session panelist

12:30 pm – Session: Historians of British Art, Home Subjects: Domestic Space and the Arts in Britain, 1753-1900

  • Stephen M. Caffey, PhD in Art History, 2008, currently at Texas A&M University, Astonishing Moderation: Robert Lord Clive at Claremont

12:30 pm – Session: CAA Publications Committee, A Digital Publications Future

  • Anne Goodyear, PhD in Art History 2002, currently at Bowdoin College, session chair

4:30 pm – Book and Trade Fair, Phaidon Press, Inc. Booths 1500 and 1502

  • Michael Smith, Professor of Studio Art, book signing

5:30 pm – Session: American Council for Southern Asian Art, Dialogues in Stone: Rock as Medium and Message in South and Southeast Asian Art

  • Lisa N. Owen, PhD in Art History 2006, currently at The University of North Texas, Carving a Canon: Constructing Knowledge from India’s Rock-Cut Monuments

5:30 pm – Session: American Society for Hispanic Art Historical Studies, George Kubler’s Portugal, Spain, and Latin America: The Art Historian on the Banks of a River

  • Eduardo De Jesus Douglas, PhD in Art History 2000, currently at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Prime Objects or Distant Copies: George Kubler on the Translation of European Forms into Latin American Art

Friday, February 13

9:30 am – Session: In the Field: Artists’ Use and Misuse of Social Science since 1960

  • Kate Green, PhD candidate in Art History, Psychotherapy, Authenticity, and Conceptual Art: Vito Acconci’s 1972 Performances at Sonnabend

9:30 am – Session: Contemporary Asian Craft Worlds

  • Jennifer Ellen Way PhD in Art History 1997, currently at The University of North Texas, session chair

12:30 pm – Session: Northern California Art Historians Old Spaces, New Narratives: Islamic Architecture in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries

  • Stephennie Mulder, Associate Professor of Art History, Abdülhamid and the ʿAlids: Ottoman Patronage of “Shi’i” Shrines in the Cemetery of Bab al-Ṣaghir in Damascus

12:30 pm – Session: International Center of Medieval Art, Moving Women, Moving Objects (300-1500)

  • Tracey Chapman Hamilton, PhD in Art History 2004, currently at Sweet Briar College, session chair

12:30 pm – Session: National Endowment for the Humanities, Pushing the Boundaries: NEH Funding for Global Art History

  • Michael Carrasco, PhD in Art History 2005, currently at Florida State University, session panelist

2:30 pm – Session: Dreams of Utopia: Postcolonial Art, Institutions, and Curatorial Practices

  • Gina M. Tarver, PhD in Art History 2008, currently at Texas State University, Art and Alternative Constructions of National Identity at the National Museum of Colombia

2:30 pm – Session: Divine Impersonators: Substance and Presence of Precolumbian Embodiments

  • Kimberly L. Jones, PhD in Art History 2010, currently at the Dallas Museum of Art, session chair

5:30 pm – Session: The College Board Advanced Placement Art History Program, Ignition Sequence Initiated, Prepare for Launch: The Redesigned Advanced Placement (AP) Art History Experience

  • Cristin Cash, PhD in Art History 2005, currently at St. Mary’s College of Maryland

Saturday, February 14

9:30 am – Session: Contemporary Art of Central America and its Diasporas

  • Kency Cornejo, MA in Art History 2007, currently at The University of New Mexico, session chair
  • Tatiana Reinoza, PhD candidate in Art History, Restaging Violence in the Diaspora

10:00 am – Session: Towards a Better Future: Art, Activism, Ideas and Opportunities beyond the Studio, Part 1

  • Everlena-Zoe Charlton, MA in Studio Art 1999, currently at American University, session chair

10:30 am – Session: Doing Digital Art History: Reflections on the Field

  • Anne Goodyear, PhD in Art History 2002, currently at Bowdoin College, session chair

12:30 pm – Session: Association of Art Editors: Did You Read That? Art Editing and the Web

  • Stephanie Cash, BA in Art History 1988, currently at Burnaway, session panelist

2:30 pm – Session: Imagining a US Latina/o Art History, Part II

  • Rose G. Salseda, PhD candidate in Art History, The Art History of Forgetting: Recovering Latino Art in Post-Riot Los Angeles

2:30 pm – Session: New Genealogies of American Modernism at Midcentury, Part II

  • Valerie L. Hellstein, MA in Art History 2001, currently at Willem de Kooning Foundation, 1952: The Problem with Abstract Expressionism…and Figuration

If you are a faculty, alumni, or student who is presenting at CAA, please email us your session information to be added to this list.

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