Schedule

All events are free and open to conference participants and the campus and community of Binghamton University unless otherwise noted.

Friday, April 15, 2011

12:30-2:30pm

CEMERS Roundtable and Luncheon
LN1106 (Enter Library from fountain plaza, turn right, LN1106 is to the left of the elevators)

"Can the Martyr Speak?: Reception and veneration of Christian Martyrs in Muslim al-Andalus "
Kara Maloney, PhD candidate, History, Binghamton University

"What Isabel Wore to the Reconquista: Andalusian Textiles and Politics in Christian Spain"
Heather Allen, M.A. candidate, Art History, Binghamton University

"The Picture Tells a Story Transmitted in books: Defining Images, Objects and Spaces in the Poetry of Prudentius"
Natalie Espino, PhD Candidate, History, Binghamton University

"Dis-Orderly Conduct: Rivals for the Nagasaki Martyrs"
Lalaine Bangilan Little, PhD candidate, Art History, Binghamton University

Please RSVP by 4/4/2011 to CTB2011@gmail.com, attn: Angelique.

3:00-3:30 pm

Artist Talk and Photographic Exhibition
The Elsie B. Rosefsky Memorial Art Gallery, Fine Arts Building

"Muslim/American, American/Muslim"
Robert Gerhardt
Introduction of Artist: Anwar Ibrahim, PhD candidate, Art History, Binghamton University

3:30-4:00pm Welcome Reception
The Elsie B. Rosefsky Memorial Art Gallery, Fine Arts Building
4:00-4:15pm

Opening Remarks
FA 258

Nancy Um
Director of Graduate Studies
Associate Professor of Art History, Binghamton University

4:15-5:45pm

Panel: Troubling Gender
Moderator: Jennifer Kennedy, PhD Candidate, Art History, Binghamton University

"Conflicted Images-Feminism and the Politics of Media Representation"
Na'ama Klorman-Eraqi, PhD candidate, Art History, Binghamton University

"Conflict through Abjection and the Performance of Femininities"
Melanie Saeck, PhD candidate, Art History, University of Wisconsin, Madison

"Transgressing Boundaries: Gender, Ethnicity and Nationalism in the Work of Tanja Ostojic"
Paula Burleigh, PhD Candidate, Art History, CUNY Graduate Center

6:00-7:30pm

Keynote Address
Introduction: Angelique Szymanek
PhD Candidate, Art History, Binghamton University

"The New Woman International: Representations in Photography and Film from the 1870s through the 1960s"
Elizabeth Otto, Assistant Professor, Visual Studies, SUNY Buffalo

8:30pm

Dinner
Lost Dog Cafe

Cost: $29 per person, cash requested.
Price includes appetizer, salad, entree, dessert, coffee, tax and tip. Alcohol is not included but can be purchased by guests via a cash bar.
Please RSVP by 4/4/2011 to CTB2011@gmail.com, attn: Angelique.

Saturday, April 16, 2011


Binghamton University, Fine Arts 258

9:00-9:45am Breakfast
9:45-10:00am

Opening Remarks
Lalaine Bangilan Little
PhD Candidate, Art History, Binghamton University

10:00-11:20am

Panel: Space, Narrativity, and Politics
Moderator: Hye-ri Oh
PhD Candidate, Art HIstory, Binghamton University

"To Never Forget: Navigating the Archive of 9/11"
Kelly Christian, MA Candidate, Art History, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

"A Site for Projection: The Participatory Microenvironment of N55"
Sarah Mills, PhD Candidate, Art History, CUNY Graduate Center

"Objective Realities & Artistic Ideals: Antonio Garcia Cubas' 1885 ‘Carta etnografica'"
Leslie Woofter, PhD Candidate, Art History, University of California, Santa Barbara

11:20-11:40 Coffee Break
11:45am-1:00pm

Keynote Address
Introduction: Yuri Chang
PhD Candidate, Art HIstory, Binghamton University

"The Decline of the Empire of the Visible or, The Burning of Los Angeles"

Thomas McDonough
Department Chair
Associate Professor of Art History, Binghamton University

1:00-2:30pm

Luncheon
Grand Corridor

Please RSVP by 4/4/2011 to CTB2011@gmail.com, attn: Angelique.

2:30-3:50pm

Panel
Beyond the Local: Negotiating Culture, Political Intervention and Visual Currency

Moderator: Hye-yun Chin

"Cartographic Communication: Juan Downey's Installations of Video Trans Americas"
Sarah Montross, PhD candidate, Art History, NYU, Institute of Fine Arts

"Conflicting Realities: The ‘Unnarratable' Darfur"
Annemarie Fischer, PhD Candidate, Comparative Literature, Binghamton University

"The Birth of Twins: Margaret Bourke-White in India and Pakistan"
Roberta Chapman, PhD candidate, Art History, Pennsylvania State University

3:50-5:10pm

Panel: From Barriers to Borderlands
Moderator: Chris Balsiger

"From Complacency and Contemplation to Action and Transformation: Re-Staging Conflict in the Work of Artur Barrio"
Anna Brodbeck, PhD Candidate, Art History, NYU Institute of Fine Arts

title TBA
Josh Franco, PhD Candidate, Art History, Binghamton University

"Drawing Down' Belfast's Peace Walls"
Julie Fiala, Visiting Researcher, Irish School of Ecumenics, Trinity College Dublin at Belfast, UK, Queen's University

5:10pm Closing Remarks
6:00pm

Closing Reception
address and directions in program

Please RSVP by 4/4/2011 to CTB2011@gmail.com, attn: Angelique.

 

Acknowledgements:

We express our most sincere thanks to the following individuals and organizations whose support made this conference possible:

Harper Visiting Speakers Fund
Art History Department
University Art Museum
Convocations Committee
Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (CEMERS)
The Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities
Tom McDonough, Chair, Department of Art History
Nancy Um, Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Art History
Sylvia Rabeler, Assistant to the Chair, Department of Art History