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FSU Art Historians at CAA Conference in February

Published February 2, 2017

FSU Art History will be well represented by graduate students, faculty, and alumni at the College Art Association conference in New York this month. Attendees will also have the opportunity to socialize with fellow Florida scholars at a reception at Brasserie 8 1/2 on Thursday, February 16 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm.

PhD student Gabriela Germana Roquez and doctoral candidate Amy Bowman-McElhone will present their co-authored paper “Curatorial Studies and Conceptions of the Contemporary: Reading Contemporary Art in Lima, Peru Through Curatorial Practice” in the session Critical Curatorial Studies: Archives, Collections and Education.

Assistant Professor Paul Niell will present “Heritage and Cultural Modernism in the Visual Arts of Nineteenth-Century Havana” in the session Alternate Revolutions: Reexamining Cuban Art History Beyond 1959 on Thursday morning, Feb. 16.

Also on Thursday morning, alumna Elizabeth Heuer (PhD 2008, now Associate Professor of Art History at the University of North Florida) is chairing the session In the Studio.

Keri Watson (PhD 2010, now Assistant Professor of Art History at the University of Central Florida) will present “Gendered and Abled Performance in the Art of Eudora Welty and Reginald Marsh”  in the panel Crip Affects: New Approaches to Disability Studies in Art History.

Kara Morrow (PhD 2007, now Assistant Professor of Art History, College of Wooster) will present “Convening with the Ancestors: Syncretisms and Africanisms in the Art of New Orleans’s Potters Fields” in the session Crossing Boundaries: Transnationalism and Transtemporalism in Hagiographical Arts on Thursday afternoon.

Faculty, Students, Alumni, and Friends of Florida State University, University of Florida, and
University of South Florida are cordially invited to attend our…

College Art Association Reception

Thursday, February 16, 2017


5:30 – 7:30 PM


Solow Building
9 West 57th Street
New York, NY 10019

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