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In 2017, CAA returns to New York for its 105th Annual Conference. The four-day event will be held at the Hilton New York Midtown from Wednesday, February 15 through Saturday, February 18.

Current students and alumni can submit their CAA presentation information here.

Wednesday, February 15, 1:30-3:00 pm

Session: Reception Studies in Modernism: Reinterpreting Modern Masters
Charlotte Healy, The Institute of Fine Arts
Making the Hand Visible: Paul Klee's Tactile Surfaces

Location:  Petit Trianon, 3rd Floor, New York Hilton Midtown

Wednesday, February 15, 3:30-5:00 pm

Session: Biographies of Early Modern Works of Art
Session Co-Chair: Anita Moskowitz, Stony Brook University
Location: Morgan Suite, 2nd floor, New York Hilton Midtown

Thursday, February 16, 8:30-10:00 am

Session: Negotiated Spaces of Contemporary Practice
Benjamin Clifford, The Institute of Fine Arts
Negotiated Spaces: Gabriel Orozco and the Grid

Location: West Ballroom, 3rd Floor, New York Hilton Midtown

Session: Exhibitions Between Art and Design
Tola Porter, Washington University in St. Louis
Reanimating the Possibilities of Affect in Henry Moore's 'The Arch,' 1980
Location: Sutton Parlor North, New York Hilton Midtown

Session: Infiltration Art
Session chair: Katharine Wright, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Location: Nassau Suite Eas, 2nd Floor, New York Hilton Midtown

Thursday, February 16, 10:30-12:00 pm

Session: Alternate Revolutions: Re-Examining Cuban Art History Beyond 1959
Session Co-Chairs: Abigail McEwen, University of Maryland and Sussana Temkin, Americas Society, New York
Location: Morgan Suite, 2nd Floor, New York Hilton Midtown

Thursday, February 16, 1:30-3:00 pm

Session: Flesh
Claude Cernuschi, Boston College
Wifredo Lam’s The Jungle: Decolonization and the Slave Body
Location: Beekman Parlor, 2nd Floor, New York Hilton Midtown

Session: Social Issues Art and Women Artists
Madeline Turner, The Institute of Fine Arts
Spaces for Human Attachment: Regina José Galindo’s Material Bodies

Location: Regent Parlor, 2nd Floor, New York Hilton Midtown

Thursday, February 16, 3:30-5:00 pm

Session: Reintroducing the Modern: The First Twenty Years at MoMA, 1929-49
Marci Kwon, Stanford University
Folk Surrealism
Location: Regent Parlor, 2nd Floor, New York Hilton Midtown

Session: British Historians of Art (BHA):Transglobal Collecting: Co-Producing and Re-visioning British Art Abroad
Nancy Scott, Brandeis University
Paintings Across the Pond: Turner’s Anchors in the History of American Collecting
Location: Concourse E Room, Concourse Level, New York Hilton Midtown

Friday, February 17, 8:30-10:00 am

Session: Ancient Sculpture in Context
Session Co-Chairs: Peter De Staebler, Pratt Institute, and Anne Hrychuk Kontokosta, New York University
Location: Beekman Parlor, 2nd Floor, New York Hilton Midtown

Session: Fictive Worlds No More: Sensorial Apprehension in American Painting
Session Co-Chair: Elizabeth Buhe, The Institute of Fine Arts
Location: Madison Suite, 2nd Floor, New York Hilton Midtown

Session: Studies in Eighteenth-Century Style
Andrea Bell, Parsons, The New School
The Geometrical Landscape: Architecture and the Severity of Style in Rome
Location: Gramercy B/East, 2nd Floor, New York Hilton Midtown

Fictive Worlds No More: Sensorial Apprehension in American Painting
Matthew Levy, Penn State
Moving along the Margins: Embodied Spectatorship in Jo Baer's Minimalist Paintings

Location: Madison Suite, 2nd floor, New York Hilton Midtown

Friday, February 17, 1:30-3:30 pm

Session: Passages and Crossings: The Sea in Contemporary Art of the Global South
Session Co-Chairs: Sean Nesselrode Moncada, The Institute of Fine Arts and Allison Young, The Institute of Fine Arts
Location: Morgan Suite, 2nd Floor, New York Hilton Midtown

Friday, February 17, 3:30-5:00 pm

Session: Photography Undone: Contemporary Reflections on the Medium in Latin America
Session Co-Chair: Jodi Roberts, Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University
Including a presentation by Maria Fernanda Dominguez, The Institute of Fine Arts
Surface Matters: Beatriz Gonzalez and the Birth of Photojournalism in Colombia

Location: Madison Suite, 2nd Floor, New York Hilton Midtown

Saturday, February 18, 8:00 am-5:00 pm

Symposium: Interventions in the Future of Art History
Co-Chairs: Amy Hamlin, St. Catherine University and Karen Leader, Florida Atlantic University
Photography, Race, and Progress: Benjamín de la Calle and Fotografía Rodríguez, 1891–1938

Location: Rendezvous Trianon, 3rd Floor, New York Hilton Midtown

Saturday, February 18, 10:30 am-12:00 pm

Session: Modern Intimacies: Photography from Latin America and the Middle East
Juanita Solano Roa, The Institute of Fine Arts
Photography, Race, and Progress: Benjamín de la Calle and Fotografía Rodríguez, 1891–1938

Location: Concourse G, Concourse Level, New York Hilton Midtown

For a full schedule and more information on the conference, visit the CAA website.

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