crisis-ahgsa2013


Programme

MARCH 22 & 23, 2013

Concordia University
Montreal, Quebec
Engineering, Computer Science and Visual Arts Integrated Complex
York Amphitheatre, EV-1.615 
1515 St. Catherine St. W.
(Guy-Concordia Metro)

 
FRIDAY, MARCH 22, 2013
 
3:00 – 3:30 pm
Registration (outside EV 1.615)
 
3:30 – 3:45 pm
Welcome Remarks
 



3:45 – 5:25 pm, EV 1.615
Nation

Moderator: Dr. Anne Whitelaw, Associate Professor, Department of Art History, Concordia University

Gerhard Richter: Postmodern Painting and Memory
Yoanna Terziyska
MA, Contemporary Art History, OCAD University, Toronto

Question d'identités: sexualité, genre et nation dans le cinéma québécois de 1980 à aujourd'hui
Julie Ravary
Candidate au doctorat, Études cinématographiques, Université a Montréal, Montréal

It Does Not Matter if a Cat Is Black or White as Long as it Catches Mice: China's 1980s Avant-Garde
Patrick Leonard
MA Candidate, Art History, Concordia University, Montreal

The Image of Difference: Racial Coalition and Visual Collapse By Way of Vietnam
Brynn Hatton
PhD Candidate, Art History, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
 


5:25 – 7:00 pm
Dinner break



7:00 – 8:30 pm, EV-1.615 (map)

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Moderator: Dr. Johanne Sloan, Associate Professor, Department of Art History, Concordia University

Pleasure of Failure: The Saga of the 'Advancing American Art' Exhibition
Dr. Serge Guilbaut
Department of Art History, Visual Art and Theory
University of British Columbia
 



SATURDAY, MARCH 23, 2013

EV-1.615 (map)

9:00 – 9:30 am
Registration and Coffee



9:30 – 10:30 am
Space/Espace

Moderated by Dr. Thomas Strickland, Assistant Professor, Department of Art History, Concordia University

Visualizing Saint-Henri
Emma Kreiner
MA Candidate, Art History, Concordia University, Montreal

Don't Rock the Boat: Merging Aesthetics and Activism through 'Women on Waves'
Jacqueline Witkowski
MA Candidate, Art History, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
 


10:30 – 10:50 am
Coffee Break



10:50 am – 12:10 pm
Trauma

Moderated by Dr. Catherine MacKenzie, Professor and Acting Chair, Department of Art History, Concordia University 

When It Doesn't Get Better: Autobiography, Crisis and Resistance in Online Youth Trauma Videos
Joanne Farrall
MA Candidate, Gender Studies, Queens University, Kingston

Sanity Is in the Eye of the Beholder: An Investigation into the Agency of the Patients in H.W. Diamond's Psychiatric Photography
Amanda Harris
MA Candidate, Art History, Carleton University, Ottawa

The Violent Earth Art of Ana Mendieta
Rheagan E. Martin
MA Candidate, Art History, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
 


12:10 – 1:40 pm
Lunch



1:40 – 2:40 pm
Anxiety/Angoisse

Moderated by Dr. Steven Stowell, Assistant Professor, Department of Art History, Concordia University

Martyr, Murder or Memorial? Felice Beato and a Crisis of Representation in the Indian Mutiny of 1857
Katie White
MA Candidate, Art History and Curatorial Studies, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT

Explain Yourself: The Project (1971) by Martin Vaughn-James and the Reinvention of Narrative
Julian Peters
MA Candidate, Art History, Concordia University, Montreal
 


2:40 – 3:00 pm
Coffee Break



3:00 – 4:20 pm
Testimony/Témoignage

Moderated by Dr. Janice Anderson, Affiliate Professor in the Department of Art History and Faculty of Fine Arts Visual Resources Curator, Concordia University

Manet's Ennui
Nicholas Parkinson
PhD Candidate, Art History and Criticism, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY

All Tied Up: Lygia Clark and 'Cultural Development' in post-1968 France
Kristen M. Carter
PhD Candidate, Art History, University of British Columbia, Vancouver

Working Through Oppression: Identity Politics in the Artistic Practice of Lani Maestro, 1990-1994
Rajee Paña Jeji Shergill
MA Candidate, Art History, Concordia University, Montreal
 


4:20 – 4:35 pm
Coffee Break



4:35 – 5:55 pm
Today/Aujourd'hui

Moderator: Dr. Martha Langford, Research Chair and Director, Gail and Stephen A. Jarislowsky Institute for Studies in Canadian Art, Concordia University

Crise de l'oikos : un atlas visuel de la crise financière
Estelle Grandbois-Bernard
Candidate au doctorat, Sociologie, Université du Québec à Montréal, Montréal

Photographe photographiée : l'artiste témoin
Anne-Marie Proulx
Candidate à la maîtrise, Histoire de l'art, Université Concordia, Montréal

We all Occupy: Finding Space in Crisis
Jayne Wilkinson
MA Candidate, Art History, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
 


6:00 – 7:30 pm
Closing Reception
EV 2.789