Program Sessions

All sessions will be held at the Hilton New York unless otherwise noted.

Thursday, February 14, 9:30 AM–12:00 PM

CAA THATCamp: What Happened and What’s Next
Beekman Parlor, 2nd Floor

Steven Zucker, Khan Academy

Beth Harris, Khan Academy

Barbara Rockenbach, Columbia University

Carole Ann Fabian, Columbia University

Diane Zorich, independent consultant

Paul Jaskot, DePaul University

Ileana Selejan, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University

The Decorative Arts within Art Historical Discourse: Where Is the Dialogue Now, and Where Is It Heading?
Nassau Suite, 2nd Floor
Chairs: Christina M. Anderson, University of Oxford; Catherine L. Futter, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Not Material Culture but Moveable Culture: A Consideration of the Decorative Arts
Megan Aldrich, Sotheby’s Institute of Art, London

Listening to Objects: An Ecological Approach to the Decorative Arts
Erin Campbell, University of Victoria

The Decorative and Warhol’s Flower Factory, 1964
Liam Considine, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University

Plastering over the Decorative Arts
Conor Lucey, University College Dublin

Beyond Terminology
Deborah Krohn, Bard Graduate Center: Decorative Arts, Design History, Material Culture

Local Modernisms
Morgan Suite, 2nd Floor
Chair: Geoffrey Batchen, Victoria University of Wellington

Abstraction as Resistance in 1950s India
Atreyee Gupta, University of California, Berkeley

Critiquing the Critique: The Reception of El Anatsui
Sunanda Sanyal, The Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University

Mahmoud Mukhtar: “The First Sculptor in the Land of Sculpture”
Alexandra Seggerman, Yale University

Starting from Mexico: Estridentismo as an Avant-Garde Model
Tatiana Flores, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Discussant: Ruth Phillips, Carleton University

West Ballroom, 3rd Floor
Chair: Huey Copeland, Northwestern University

The Smithson Effect
James Meyer, National Gallery of Art

Lights Out: Tom Lloyd and the Effect of Disappearance
Krista Thompson, Northwestern University

Jeannine Tang, Courtauld Institute of Art

No Drones: Louise Lawler and the Transference of War
Mignon Nixon, Courtauld Institute of Art

Side-Effect: Affect
Johanna Burton, Bard College

International Center of Medieval Art
Jerusalem: Medieval Art, History, and Sanctity through the Eyes of Many Faiths
Gibson Room, 2nd Floor
Chair: Cathleen A. Fleck, Saint Louis University

Dome of the Rock as Image of the Ancient Jewish Temple
Pamela Berger, Boston College

From Jerusalem to Civate: The Ciborium as Ark and Tomb
Gillian B. Elliott, Corcoran College of Art and Design

Between the Temple Mount and the Holy Sepulchre: Architectural Translation of Jerusalem to Twelfth-Century Pisa
Neta Bodner, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Referencing Solomon’s Temple: The Foliate Frieze as Golden Vine in French Gothic Churches
Mailan Doquang, McGill University

Representing Pilgrimage in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam
Bianca Kühnel, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Critiquing Criticality
Sutton Parlor North, 2nd Floor
Chairs: Pamela Lynn Fraser, University of Vermont; Randall David Szott

Fluxus and the Constructive Turn
Roger Rothman, Bucknell University

“Criticality Gone”: Jeff Koons’s Critique of Criticality in the Late 1980s
AnnMarie Perl, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University

Thinking through Criticality
Shona MacDonald, University of Massachusetts

Mediocrity Doesn’t Happen Overnight … It Takes a Lot of Hard Work
Michael Aurbach, Vanderbilt University

Uncritical Thinking
Charles Dobson, Emily Carr University of Art and Design

Consideration as an Alternative to Critique
Karen Schiff, independent artist

Hell Yeah
Andreas Fischer, Illinois State University

Writing with Images
Elisabeth Friedman, Illinois State University

AnnMarie Perl, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University

Association of Historians of Nineteenth-Century Art
Art and Product Placement, 1850–1918
Rendezvous Trianon, 3rd Floor
Chairs: Gloria Groom and Martha Tedeschi, The Art Institute of Chicago

Impressionism and the Industrialization of Time
André Dombrowski, University of Pennsylvania

Tobacco Served in an Artistic Package: Smoking, Still Life, and Consumer Culture in Gilded Age America
Ross Barrett, University of Chicago

Art vs. Merchandise: The Case of the Société d'Aquarellistes français
Jane Roos, Hunter College, City University of New York

Tattooing as High-Status Commodity Art in the Late Nineteenth-Century
Matt Lodder, University of Reading

Vallotton and the Art of Attraction
Bridget A. Alsdorf, Princeton University

Mad “Men” and the Visual Culture of the Long Sixties
Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor
Chair: Mona Hadler, Brooklyn College and The Graduate Center, City University of New York

The Mad Men, a Bank, and a Gallery: A Midcentury Award-Winning Advertising Campaign
Suzanne F. W. Lemakis, Center for Culture: Department of Fine Art, Citibank

The Ubiquitous Glass Box: Mad Men and the Rise and Critique of Viral Corporate Architecture at Midcentury
Scott Murray, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Executive Modern: Abstract Art and the Planning of Corporate Space
Alex J. Taylor, University of Oxford

Mad Men, Bad Men, and Empty Modernism
Kristina Wilson, Clark University

Becoming a Bachelor: Don Draper, the Apartment, and the Closet
Pamela Robertson Wojcik, University of Notre Dame

Discussant: Paola Antonelli, The Museum of Modern Art

The Particulars of Postidentity
Gramercy B, 2nd Floor
Chairs: Jessica L. Horton, Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts; Cherise Smith, University of Texas at Austin

Post-Black: Afro-Kitsch and the Queering of Blackness
Derek Conrad Murray, University of California, Santa Cruz

A Latino New Wave: Minimalism, Race, and Postidentity Politics in the Art of Juan Capistran
Rose G. Salseda, University of Texas at Austin

Post-Jewish/Post-Holocaust: Contemporary Jewish American Art and the Visual Language of Memory
Stacy R. Schwartz, San Jose State University

A Particular Commonality: Jimmie Durham’s Building a Nation and the Globalization of Dissent
Mark James Watson, Clayton State University

Spiral: Outside of Black and White
Andrianna Campbell, The Graduate Center, City University of New York

The Latin American Presence at International Exhibitions, 1855–Present
Sutton Parlor South, 2nd Floor
Chairs: Maya Jiménez, Kingsborough Community College, City University of New York; Michele Greet, George Mason University

Paintbrush Politics: Cultural Presence of Mexico and Brazil at the US Centennial, 1876
Katherine Manthorne, The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Cuban Art and Culture in and around the 1939 New York World’s Fair
Susanna Temkin, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University

Positioning the Americas: The Guggenheim and Carnegie Internationals of the Sixties
Delia Solomons, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University

Locating Latinidad at the Biennale di Venezia
María del Mar González-González, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

CAA International Committee
Crossing Continents: Expatriate Histories of Art in the Twentieth Century
East Ballroom, 3rd Floor
Chair: Geraldine A. Johnson, University of Oxford

Inside/Outside: Germany/London
David Cast, Bryn Mawr College

Otto Brendel and Erwin Panofsky: On the Problems of Describing and Interpreting Art in the New World
Katharina G. Lorenz, University of Nottingham

Drawn From Memory: Reconstructing “The Hall of the Great Council of Florence” in Exile
Bruce L. Edelstein, New York University Florence

Facing Forward, Looking Backward: John Rewald’s Transatlantic Scholarship
Jorgelina Orfila, Texas Tech University

Concerning the Profane in Indian Art: Expatriate Art Historians and the Writing of Indian Art History
Devika Singh, University of Cambridge

Association for Textual Scholarship in Art History
For and Against Homoeroticism: Artists, Authors, and the Love that Dare Not Speak Its Name
Petit Trianon, 3rd Floor
Chairs: Jongwoo Jeremy Kim, University of Louisville; Christopher Reed, Pennsylvania State University

Cold-War Martyrdom: St. Sebastian and the Sexual Politics of a Queer Icon at Midcentury
Richard Kaye, Hunter College and The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Dandy, Decadent, Dissident: D’Annunzio, Ontani, and Saint Sebastian
Anna Mecugni, Vassar College

Masculinity in Repose: Homoerotic Referencing in the Work of Christopher Wood and David Hockney
Andrew Stephenson, University of East London

Outing Franz Xaver Messerschmidt, or Ernst Kris’s Creative Homophobia
Michael Yonan, University of Missouri-Columbia

Photography, Homosexuality, and Desire to Express: Novelist Yukio Mishima and Photographer Tamotsu Yat?
Yasufumi Nakamori, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

The Habitual Decryptors of Desire: Duane Michals, Hervé Guibert, and Michel Foucault
Nicholas de Villiers, University of North Florida

The Imaginary City in the Twenty-First Century
Murray Hill Suite, 2nd Floor
Chairs: Ayse Hazar Koksal, Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University; Ayse Nur Erek, Yeditepe University

High Speed Urbanization: Exploring the Rise of Urban Culture in Contemporary São Paulo
Alexander Lamazares, Bronx Community College, City University of New York

Flânerie’s Art and Measure of the Globalizing City
Kathryn Kramer, State University of New York College at Cortland

The Negotiation of Interstitial Space in the Glocal City at the Turn of the Twenty-First Century
Gabriel Gee, Franklin College

The City as Contact Zone
Bettina Lockemann, Braunschweig University of Art

Border Crossings: Rethinking Identity Questions in Art and Architecture
Sutton Parlor Center, 2nd Floor
Chair: Carol Herselle Krinsky, New York University

Between Shores: Henry O. Tanner, Transatlanticism, and the Margins of Space
Jeffrey G. Richmond-Moll, University of Delaware

Edward S. Morse’s Writings on Nineteenth-Century Japanese Culture as Ethnographic Allegory
Jonathan M. Reynolds, Barnard College-Columbia University

The Transformation of Hungarian Koloszvar into Romanian Cluj-Napolca
Samuel D. Albert, independent scholar

Medicina y Marginales: Middle-Eastern Diaspora and Immigrant Interventions in Modern Argentina
Caroline M. Wolf, Rice University

The Crossroads of Palmyra: Historic Preservation, Vernacular Architecture, and Civilizing Missions
Heghnar Watenpaugh, University of California, Davis

Mapping Spaces: Cartographic Practices in Art and Architecture, Part I
Bryant Suite, 2nd Floor
Chair: Min Kyung Lee, Swarthmore College

TRUE, the Polar Section of the World’s Edge—The Atlantic Basin Project—An Atlas of Emptiness and Extremity
Thomas Joshua Cooper, The Glasgow School of Art

Cartography as Simulacrum: The Construction of Place in Flemish City Views of the Mid-Sixteenth Century
Ryan E. Gregg, Webster University

Mapping Philosophy in Early Modern Europe
Susanna Berger, Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts

Anna Bella Geiger’s Mapas Elementares: Space and Place in Brazil during the 1970s
Elena Shtromberg, University of Utah

In the Map: Maya Lin’s Blue Lake Pass
Miriam Ashkin Stanton, Williams College Museum of Art

Crossing Oceans: Visual Culture and the History of Exchange in Colonial Latin America
Madison Suite, 2nd Floor
Chairs: Dana Leibsohn, Smith College; Meha Priyadarshini, Columbia University

Transatlantic Booty: Thevet and Hakluyt Abduct the Codex Mendoza
Todd Olson, University of California, Berkeley

Urban Images and Mental Maps: Representations of Havana and Veracruz in the Seventeenth Century
Joseph Clark, Johns Hopkins University

The Annual Permission Ship and Furniture Production in Eighteenth-Century New Spain
Teresa Calero Martínez de Irujo, Universidad Anahuac Norte

The Folding Screen in Colonial Mexico: The Reinterpretation of a Japanese Art Form
Sofia Sanabrais, Los Angeles County Museum of Art

The Translations of Nebrija: Ancient Rome, Early Modern Vernaculars from the Philippines to Tuscany, and the Interpretation of Mesoamerican History
Byron Hamann, The Ohio State University

Historians of Islamic Art Association
Between Maker, Agent, Collector, Curator, and Conservator: Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Study of Islamic Tilework
Regent Parlor, 2nd Floor
Chairs: Keelan Overton; Jonathan Bloom, Boston College

Remonumentalizing Islamic Tilework: A New Biography of Window Grilles from Islamic Iran
Yuka Kadoi, University of Edinburgh

Shining Bright: Luster Mihrabs from Medieval Iran
Sheila Blair, Boston College

“In the Absence of Originals”: Replicating the Tilework of Safavid Isfahan for the Victoria and Albert Museum
Moya Carey, Victoria and Albert Museum

From Damascus to Cambridge: William Morris and the Iznik Tile Panels at the Fitzwilliam Museum
Rebecca Bridgman, The Fitzwilliam Museum

CAA Committee on Women in the Arts
Take Two: Early Feminist Performance Art in Contemporary Practice
Gramercy A, 2nd Floor
Chair: Kathleen Wentrack, Queensborough Community College, City University of New York

Changes in Feminist Artistic Practice: Mónica Mayer, the Feminist Studio Workshop, and Mexican Art, 1978–1993
Alberto McKelligan, The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Being Ana: Tania Bruguera’s Tribute to Ana Mendieta
Drew Elizabeth Bucilla, The Graduate Center, City University of New York

A Chip Off the Old Block: Carolee Schneemann and Kate Gilmore Get Messy
Harry Weil, Stony Brook University, State University of New York

New Maternalisms: Pedagogy and Performance in Contemporary “Mama-Art”
Natalie S. Loveless, University of Alberta

Performing Dissent: The Rhetoric of Opposition in Reenactment Performance
Natalie Musteata, The Graduate Center, City University of New York