CAA 2013, New York

Posted in conferences (to attend) by Editor on January 11, 2013


NYC from the Millennium UN Plaza Hotel, 2 September 2007
(Photo by AngMoKio, Wikimedia Commons)

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The 2013 College Art Association conference takes place in New York, February 13-16. HECAA will be represented by two panels on Friday, chaired by Hector Reyes and Amelia Rauser. Other sessions that may be of interest for dixhuitièmistes are also listed. A full schedule of panels is available here»

H E C A A  S E S S I O N S

Art in the Age of Philosophy?
Friday, February 15, 9:30-12:00, Nassau Suite
Chair: Hector Reyes (University of California, Los Angeles)

  1. Anne Betty Weinshenker (Montclair State University), The Allegorical Tomb of Locke, Boyle, and Sydenham: A Celebration of Empiricism
  2. Stephanie O’Rourke (Columbia University), Faithful Impressions: Fuseli, Lavater, and the Physiognomic Pursuit of Knowledge
  3. Ryan Whyte (Ontario College of Art and Design University), Happy Fathers and Other New Ideas in French Art: Genre, Masculinity, and Philosophy in the Final Decades of the Old Regime
  4. Lauren Cannady (Institute of Fine Arts, New York University), Aesthetic Discourse in Science: The Rococo and the Natural World
  5. Johanna Fassl (Franklin College Switzerland), Radical Thought: Connecting Guardi, Newton, Vico, and Damasio

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New Scholars Session: International Artists Working in Eighteenth-Century Great Britain
Friday, February 15, 12:30-2:00, Rendezvous Trianon
Chair: Amelia Rauser (Franklin and Marshall College)

  1. Francesca Whitlum-Cooper (Courtauld Institute of Art), Quacks, Peddlers, and Pastellists: Jean-Etienne Liotard (1702–89) and Jean-Baptiste Perronneau (1715–83) in London
  2. Katherine McHale (Hunter College, City University of New York), The Bel Composto: The Role of Inset Paintings in Robert Adam’s Interiors
  3. Abram Fox (University of Maryland), Family, Students, and Legacy: Benjamin West’s Workshop and the Shaping of an American School of Art

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