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The 2015 CAA conference will be held in New York City. Please find a list of IFA's faculty members, students and alumni who presented at the 2014 conference below. If you are an IFA student, faculty member or alum presenting at the 2015 CAA conference and would like to be included on this webpage, please email us the details at publicaffairs.ifa@nyu.edu.


IFA faculty, students and alumni who presented at the 2014 CAA conference in Chicago, Illinois.

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Jongwoo Jeremy Kim, University of Louisville
Speaker
Session: Historians of British Art - Queer Gothic
Paper: Medieval Monstrosity: Francis Bacon's Flesh
February 12, 2014 9:30am-12pm
Hilton Chicago, Lobby Level, Continental A

Leah G. Sweet, Student, Institute of Fine Arts
Speaker
Session: Queer Caucus for Art, Obsessive Occularity: Visualizing Queerness, Bodies, and Disability
Paper: “Lumps and Bumps: Assessing Queerness and Disability in the Work of Cindy Sherman and Comme des Garçons”
February 12, 2014 9:30am-12pm
2nd Floor, Grand Ballroom

Adrian Sudhalter, Ph.D., 2005
Academic Interest: Early Twentieth Century Modernism
Co-Chair
Session: Architecture Not
February 12, 2014, 9:30am-12pm
3rd Floor, Williford A & B

Dipti Khera, Assistant Professor of Art History, Institute of Fine Arts
Session: American Council for Southern Asian Art Artistic Practices in the Long-Eighteenth Century
February 12, 2014, 12:30-2pm
Lobby Level, Continental B

Finbarr Barry Flood, William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of the Humanities, Institute of Fine Arts
Speaker
Session: The Medium, Before and After Modernism, Part I
Paper: “Marble as Meta-Medium in Islamic Architecture”
February 12, 2014, 2:30-5pm
3rd Floor, Williford C

Patricia Hills, Ph.D., 1973
Academic Interest: American Art
Commentator
Session: African American Artists in New Deal America
February 12, 2014, 2:30-5pm
2nd Floor, Boulevard C

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Nicholas A. Herman, Student, Institute of Fine Arts
Speaker
Session: International Center of Medieval Art, Time and Painting in the Middle Ages
Paper: “Prophetic Time and the Mosaics of San Marco”
February 13, 2014, 9:30am-12pm
Lobby Level, Continental C

Mark R. Loiacono, Student, Institute of Fine Arts
Speaker
Session: Religion and the Avant-Garde, Part I
Paper: “Disco Mystic: Doubt and Belief in Andy Warhol’s Shadows”
February 13, 2014, 9:30am-12pm
2nd Floor, Boulevard A

CAA Distinguished Scholar Session Honoring Wanda Corn
February, 13, 2:30-5pm
2nd Floor, International North

Thelma K. Thomas, Associate Professor of Fine Arts, Institute of Fine Arts
Session: Publications Committee, The Art Bulletin’s Digital Future?
February 13, 2014, 5:30-7pm
2nd Floor, Grand Ballroom

Friday, February 14, 2014

Robert Slifkin, Assistant Professor of Fine Arts, Institute of Fine Arts
Co-Chair
Session: The Present Prospects of Social Art History
February 14, 2014, 9:30am-12pm
Lobby Level, Continental A

Kimberly Marcelino, MA, 2012
Speaker
Session: Future Directions in Nineteenth-Century Art History
Paper: “Disappearance and Depiction: Itinerant Traders in the Social Imaginary of Nineteenth-Century Paris”
February 14, 2014, 12:30-2pm
Grand Ballroom

Rashmi Viswanathan, Student, Institute of Fine Arts
Speaker
Session: Association of Historians of Nineteenth-Century Art Future Directions in Nineteenth-Century Art History
Paper: “Of Markets and Museums: The Curious Formations of an “Anthropology” of India”
February 14, 2014, 12:30-2pm
2nd Floor, Grand Ballroom

Kate Holohan, Student, Institute of Fine Arts
Speaker
Session: The Absent Image
Paper: “Art without Images: Latin American Objects at the Spanish Habsburg Court”
February 14, 2014, 2:30-5pm
2nd Floor, Boulevard A & B

Anton Schweizer, Institute of Fine Arts/Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow, 2012-2014
Speaker
Session: Early Modern Imperial Landscapes in Comparative Perspective
Paper: “Hideyoshi’s Capitals: Mapping Power in Early Modern Japan”
February 14, 2014, 2:30-5pm
8th Floor, Lake Michigan

Saturday, February 15, 2014

Anne Leader, Ph.D. 2000; MA 1995
Academic Interest: Renaissance
Speaker
Session: Memorials for Merchants: The Funerary Culture of Late Medieval Europe’s New Elite
Paper: “Commemorating Merchants in Late Medieval Florence”
February 15, 2014, 9:30am-12pm
3rd Floor, Astoria Room
I will also be participating in the ITALIAN ART SOCIETY BUSINESS MEETING, for which I am Webmaster.  All those interested in the arts and architecture of Italy from prehistory to the present day are encouraged to attend.This will take place on Friday, February 14, 2014 from 7:30 to 9am at Williford A & B on the third floor of the Hilton Chicago.

Vanessa Ingrid Schmid, Student, Institute of Fine Arts
Session: Historians of Netherlandish Art Moving Images: The Art of Personal Exchange in the Netherlands and Beyond
Paper: “Admirals Amongst Themselves: Portrait Exchange and Collecting in Dutch Naval Culture”
February 15, 2014, 9:30am-12pm
Eighth Floor, Lake Erie

Eleanor Goodman, Ph.D., 2001, Institute of Fine Arts
Chair
Session: Getting Published in the Digital Age: A Guide for Art Historians
February 15, 2014, 12:30-2pm
8th Floor, Lake Michigan

Allison Kate Young, Student, Institute of Fine Arts
Speaker
Session: Committee of Women in the Arts Towards Transnational Feminisms in the Arts, Part II
Paper: “The Intimacy of the Index: Zarina Bhimji and UK Feminism(s) in the 1970s–1980s”
February 15, 2014, 2:30-5pm
4th Floor, Conference Room D

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