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Conference | HECAA at 25

Posted in conferences (to attend) by Editor on November 1, 2018

Francisca Efigenia Meléndez y Durazzo, Portrait of a Girl, ca. 1795, tempera on ivory, 5 × 5 cm (Dallas: Meadows Museum, SMU, Museum Purchase with funds from The Meadows Foundation, MM.08.01.20)

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Art and Architecture in the Long Eighteenth Century: HECAA at 25
Southern Methodist University, Dallas, 1–4 November 201

Organized by Amy Freund

The Art History Department, its graduate program in the Rhetorics of Art, Space, and Culture (RASC/a), and the Meadows School of the Arts at Southern Methodist University are proud to announce the program for Art and Architecture in the Long Eighteenth Century: HECAA at 25, a conference to be held 1–4 November 2018 in celebration of the twenty-fifth anniversary of the founding of the Historians of Eighteenth-Century Art and Architecture.

T H U R S D A Y ,  1  N O V E M B E R  2 0 1 8

9:00  Welcome and HECAA Business Meeting

10:15  Roundtable: The History of Studying Eighteenth-Century Art, the Belgium of Art History
Chair: Michael Yonan, (University of Missouri)
• Wendy Wassyng Roworth (University of Rhode Island)
• Malcolm Baker (University of California, Riverside)
• Heather McPherson (University of Alabama at Birmingham)
• Meredith Gamer (Columbia University)
• Kevin Chua (Texas Tech University)
• Sarah Betzer (University of Virginia)

1:15  Research Session: Apprehending the Spatial: Methods and Approaches
Chair: Christopher Drew Armstrong (University of Pittsburgh)
• Lauren Cannady (Clark Art Institute), The Garden in a Curiosity Cabinet
• Laurel O. Peterson (The Morgan Library & Museum), Making Spaces: Immersive Politics and the Murals at Chatsworth
• Stacey Sloboda (University of Massachusetts, Boston), St. Martin’s Lane: Neighborhood as Art World in Eighteenth-Century London

2:45  Coffee Break

3:00  Research Session: Carte Blanche
Chair: Denise Baxter (University of North Texas)
• Nina Dubin (University of Illinois at Chicago), Master of the World: Love and Other Inconstancies in Eighteenth-Century French Art
• Jessica Priebe (University of Sydney), Assembling Ambition: Leroy de Barde and the Reimagining of the Artist’s Museum in the Long Eighteenth Century
• Andrew Graciano (University of South Carolina), An Eighteenth-Century Electrical Machine and the Re-Identification of a Portrait Subject in the National Portrait Gallery, London

4:45  Buses Depart to Dallas Museum of Art

5:30  Cocktail Reception
Hosted by the Edith O’Donnell Institute of Art History, University of Texas at Dallas

7:00  Keynote Address / Michael L. Rosenberg Lecture
Horchow Auditorium, DMA
• Melissa Hyde (University of Florida), Knowing Their Place? Women Artists in Eighteenth-Century France

F R I D A Y ,  2  N O V E M B E R  2 0 1 8

9:00  Research Session: People, Places, and Things in the Global Eighteenth Century
Chair: Nancy Um (Binghamton University)
• Elisabeth Fraser (University of South Florida), The Ottoman Costume Album as Agent of Contact in the Global Eighteenth Century
• Irene Choi (University of British Columbia), ‘The Principle of Things’: Materiality and Morality from Dutch Still Life to Korean Chaekgeori
• Dipti Khera (New York University), Connected, Yet Dispersed: Pictures, Places and Histories of Art, ca. 1700
• Dawn Odell (Lewis and Clark College), Chinese Art and a South Carolina Rice Plantation

10:45  Coffee Break

11:00  Roundtable: Innovation in Teaching, Advising, Exhibiting, and Curating
Chair: Amelia Rauser (Franklin & Marshall College)
• Lilit Sadoyan (J. Paul Getty Museum)
• Kelsey Brosnan (New Orleans Museum of Art)
• Wendy Bellion (University of Delaware)
• David Pullins (Frick Collection) )
• Amelia Rauser (Franklin & Marshall College)

12:30  Lunch

2:00  Research Session: Emerging Scholars 1
Chair: Christopher Johns (Vanderbilt University)
• Danielle Ezor (Southern Methodist University), A Restaurant at the Salon: Consuming Chardin’s Still Lifes
• Ashley Bruckbauer (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill), Dangerous Liaisons: Ambassadors and Embassies in Eighteenth-Century French Art
• Delanie Linden (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Silver, Flesh, and Holy Water: Colonial Conversions in the French Enlightenment
• Thea Goldring (Harvard University), The Imagined Machine of the Encyclopédie Planches

3:15  Coffee Break

3:30  Research Session: Emerging Scholars 2
Chair: Christopher Johns (Vanderbilt University)
• Katherine Calvin (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill), Merchants, Markets, and Cultural Contact in Early Modern Aleppo
• Vincent Pham (University of California, San Diego), Self-Made Men: Lord Chesterfield and His Library Portraits
• Ji Eun You (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill), Interpretation of Neoclassical Designs in Decorative Art through Winckelmann
• Hyejin Lee (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill), Perfumed Flights of Imagination: Reverie, Ornaments, and Elite Female Identity in Late Eighteenth-Century Boudoirs

4:45  Meadows Gallery Visit

5:15  Research Session: Things Change
Chairs: Wendy Bellion (University of Delaware) and Kristel Smentek (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
• Jeffrey Collins (Bard Graduate Center), Repair or Reinvention? Recreating the Red Faun
• Tara Zanardi (Hunter College), Artful Nature and Material Splendor: The Dauphin’s Collection at the Royal Cabinet of Natural History
• Susan Wager (University of New Hampshire, Durham), The Sweet Hereafter: The Multiple Lives of Boucher’s Biscuit Porcelain Figures
• Jennifer Chuong (Harvard University), Wood in Transition: Veneer Furniture in the Early American Republic

7:15  Buses depart Meadows Museum for Bolsa

7:30  Dinner at Bolsa, 614 West Davis Street, 75208

S A T U R D A Y ,  3  N O V E M B E R  2 0 1 8

9:00  Keynote Address
• Daniela Bleichmar (University of Southern California), Painting and the Time and Place of History

10:30  Recent Acquisitions in Eighteenth-Century Menswear from the Texas Fashion Collection
• Annette Becker (Director, Texas Fashion Collection at University of North Texas)

11:00  Breakout Sessions
Participants will convene in small pre-assigned groups for discussion.

12:30  Roundtable: How to Art History: A Workshop for Emerging Scholars
Chair: Elizabeth Bacon Eager (Southern Methodist University)
• Michael Yonan (University of Missouri)
• Nicole Myers (Dallas Museum of Art)
• Kimberly Chrisman-Campbell (Independent Scholar)
Come with questions about job hunting, professional networking, publishing, and balancing life and work. Boxed lunches provided for preregistered guests.

2:00  Research Session: Art and Political Authority in the Long Eighteenth Century
• Meredith Martin (New York University) and Aaron Wile (University of Southern California)
• Sarah Grandin (Harvard University), Font Fit for a King: The Romain du Roi, Print, and the Mechanical Arts under Louis XIV
• Douglas Fordham (University of Virginia), Free Market Patriotism
• Ünver Rüstem (Johns Hopkins University), Ottoman Baroque Architecture and the Aesthetics of Power
• Jennifer Van Horn (University of Delaware), Slavery and Portraiture in a New Nation

3:45  Coffee Break

4:00  Roundtable: The Future of Studying Eighteenth-Century Art: HECAA at 50
Chair: Amy Freund (Southern Methodist University)
• Ewa Lajer-Burcharth (Harvard University)
• Cassie Mansfield (Penn State University)
• Catherine Girard (Eastern Washington University)
• Paris Spies-Gans (Harvard Society of Fellows)
• Andrei Pop (University of Chicago)

5:45  Closing Cocktail Reception

S U N D A Y ,  4  N O V E M B E R  2 0 1 8

Afternoon at the Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth.

Organizing Committee
Denise Baxter (University of North Texas)
Kelly Donahue-Wallace (University of North Texas)
Lindsay Dunn (Texas Christian University)
Elizabeth Bacon Eager (Southern Methodist University)
Daniella Ezor (Southern Methodist University)
Amy Freund (Southern Methodist University)
Jessica Fripp (Texas Christian University)
Nicole Myers (Dallas Museum of Art)
Alexandra Perez (Southern Methodist University)
Beth S. Wright (University of Texas at Arlington)

 

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