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College Arts Association 2017 Annual Meeting Conference Guide

The Oxford Art team is excited to see you in our hometown of New York City for the upcoming 2017 College Arts Association’s Annual Conference! With so much to look forward to at this conference, we’ve gathered some suggestions from Oxford attendees. Wondering what to see and do while you’re in the city? We’ve got you covered.

Alodie Larson, Editorial:

I look forward to CAA to see old friends and to hear about new research.  CAA sessions on pedagogy help me align content development with teaching needs, and I’m interested in digital humanities projects that relate information in new ways.  I work with scholarship in print and online, so I’m looking forward to a session on Art History in Digital Dimensions as well as to one on the other end of the spectrum called Why Print?

Sarah Pirovitz, Editorial:

CAA is always a lovely conference! I look forward to catching up with both longtime and new authors here every year. For those looking to grab a glass of wine with friends, I warmly recommend Sofia’s on East 50th as a cozy alternative not too far from the conference hub.

John Priest, Marketing:

This will be my first time at CAA! I’m looking forward to meeting our authors and chatting about their interests, current projects, and upcoming events (and hopefully catching a session or two at the conference). For those with spare time visiting NYC, I recommend checking out Neue Galerie’s upcoming Alexei Jawlensky retrospective—the first in the US!

Here are just a few of the conference sessions we’re looking forward to:

Wednesday, 15 February

Picturing Social Movements from Emancipation to Black Lives Matter.

8:30 AM in the Sutton Parlor South, 2nd Floor.

Mediated Landscapes: The Use of Photography, Film, and Television in Land Art.

10:30 AM in the Rendezvous Trianon, 3rd Floor.

Non-Western Genealogies of Art Criticism.

1:30 PM in the Sutton Parlor South, 2nd Floor.

Feminist Interventions in the Technosphere.

3:30 PM in the Nassau Suite East/West, 2nd Floor.

Thursday, 16 February

Exploring Art Markets of the Past: Tools and Methods in the Age of “Big Data.”

8:30 AM in Gramercy A/West, 2nd Floor.

Changing Lenses: Contemporary Photography and New Media From the Arab World.

10:30 AM in Sutton Parlor North, 2nd Floor.

New Studies in Manet and Impressionism.

1:30 PM in the West Ballroom, 3rd Floor.

Friday, 17 February

Ancient Sculpture in Context.

8:30 AM in the Beekman Parlor, 2nd Floor.

Connected Art Histories: A Global Flow of Images.

10:30 AM in the Regent Parlor, 2nd Floor.

AIDS and Cultural Activism.

1:30 PM in the Regent Parlor, 2nd Floor.

Indigenous Resurgent Practices.

3:30 PM in the Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor.

Saturday, 18 February

Gauguin Redux.

8:30 AM in Gramercy B/East, 2nd Floor.

Is There An Aesthetics of Decolonization? New Perspectives from South Asia.

10:30 AM in the Sutton Parlor Center, 2nd Floor.

National Committee for the History of Art (NCHA).

12 PM in the East Suite, 4th Floor. Featuring Maxwell L. Anderson.

Ethics in Design.

3:30 PM in the Sutton Parlor South, 2nd Floor.

Don’t forget to stop by and visit us at the Oxford University Press booth for a chance to:

  • Browse and buy our new and bestselling titles on display at a 20% conference discount.
  • Get free trial access to our suite of online products.
  • Pick up sample copies of our latest art journals.
  • Meet the team!

Be sure to follow along on social media using #CAA2017. For more information, visit the official conference website.

Featured image: Mural in New York. Public domain via Pexels

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