Schedule Of Events: Crossing The Boundaries XXIII: Cut and Paste

Crossing the Boundaries XXIII: Cut and Paste

Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference Presented by the Art History Graduate Student Union at Binghamton University

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Friday, March 27, 2015

1:00-2:15 | Undergraduate Panel | Location: Binghamton University Art Museum (Fine Arts Building) Lower Galleries

  • Colleen Stapleton, “Collaged Anonymity: A Portrait of Delay”
  • Kara Nandin, “Ojibwa Birchbark Scrolls and Rock Art: The Misappropriation of Forms in Nineteenth-Century Aesthetic”
  • Daniel Bontempi, “Duane Hanson: A Study of Modernist Expression through Minimalism and Post-Minimalism”

2:15-2:30 | Break

2:30-3:45 | Panel 1: Sound, Space, Time | Location: Binghamton University Art Museum (Fine Arts Building) Lower Galleries | Moderator: Amanda Beardsley

  • Alana Wolf-Johnson, University of Rochester, “Re-Recording History: Jacob Kirkegaard’s Four Rooms and the Sonic Unconscious”
  • Mopelola Ogunbowale, University at Buffalo, “Cutting and Pasting the ‘Riddim’: A Case Study of Diaspora Music in Urban Lagos”
  • Elise Trucks, Binghamton University, “Expansive Collaborations: Carolee Schneemann, James Tenney and 1960s Experimental Arts”

3:45-4:00 | Break

4:00 | Keynote Address | Location: Fine Arts 258

Andrés Mario Zervigón, Associate Professor of Art History, Rutgers University, “Die Arbeiter-Illustrierte Zeitung — The Worker’s Illustrated Magazine, 1921-1938: The Cut and Paste of Germany’s Other Avant-Garde” Click here to read the abstract!

5:00-7:00 | Opening Reception: “The Inner Landscape of Dance: Photographs by Barbara Morgan 1935-1944” | Location: University Art Museum

6:30 | Dinner | Thai Basil Restaurant, 29 Washington Ave., Endicott, NY

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Location: All Saturday panels will take place in Fine Arts 258, and all meals will take place in the adjacent Fine Arts Grand Corridor

9:00-9:30 | Breakfast | Fine Arts Grand Corridor

9:30-10:45 | Panel 2: Assemblage, Construction, Contingency | Moderator: Nicole Wagner

  • Addie Gordon, Binghamton University, “‘Rewriting the Past’: Peter Eisenman’s City of Culture, Galicia”
  • Rachel Julia Engler, Columbia University, “A Perfect Kind of Incoherence: Theo van Doesburg’s Dada Geometries”
  • Allison Leigh, The Cooper Union, “Typological Montage in the Nineteenth Century: The Alienation of Everyday Life”

10:45-11:00 | Break

11:00-12:15 | Panel 3: Texts of Resistance | Moderator: Lena Mei

  • Andrea Ennis-Booth, University of Toronto, “Heisler’s Alphabet: Between Interpretation and the Threat of Destruction”
  • Wylie Schwartz, Binghamton University, “Asger Jorn’s Collective Creating”
  • Debora Faccion, Binghamton University, “Malasartes: The Short Life of an Art Magazine in Brazil”

12:15-1:15 | Lunch | Fine Arts Grand Corridor

1:15-2:30 | Panel 4: Books and Materiality | Moderator: Zohre Soltani

  • Amy Breimeier, University of Massachusetts Amherst, “Grace Fisher and the Art of the Commonplace Book”
  • Victoria Gao, University of Rochester, “Image and Materiality: Man Ray’s Atget Album”
  • Olivia Crough, Harvard University, “Glue as Such: The Collaged Books of Aleksei Kruchenykh and Olga Rozanova, 1915-1917”

2:30-2:45 | Break

2:45-4:00 | Panel 5: American Narratives | Moderator: Josh T. Franco

  • Kasia A. Kieca, Binghamton University, “Industrial Visions: The Politics of Assemblage in Lewis Hine’s Men at Work (1932)”
  • Nushelle de Silva, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, “Assembling ‘Smallness’ at the American Small Industries Exhibition, Ceylon 1961”
  • Evelyn Kreutzer, Northwestern University,  “Intermediality and Montage in the Depiction of the 9/11 Trauma: Observations on Works by Carolee Schneemann, Galway Kinnell and John Adams.”

4:00-4:30 | Break

4:30 | Keynote Address | Fine Arts 258

Kevin Hatch, Assistant Professor of Art History, Binghamton University, “‘O Mexico/My Own’: The Semina Circle Encounters Mexico” Click here to read the abstract!

7:00 | Closing Reception | 25 Birch St., Binghamton, NY

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#CTB14: Keynote Speaker, Elena Shtromberg

We are delighted to present a talk by Elena Shtromberg, who will join us from the University of Utah. Her talk, titled “Alternative Cartographies: Space and Place in Brazilian Art” will be held on April 4 at FA 258 (4:30pm).

Elena Shtromberg is Assistant Professor in the Department of Art and Art History at the University of Utah. She received her Ph.D. from the Department of Art History at the University of California in Los Angeles. She specializes in modern and contemporary Latin American visual culture, with a specific focus on Brazil and the U.S.-Mexico Border region.

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Reminder: Undergraduate Submission Deadline is Coming Up!

Call for Papers: Crossing the Boundaries XXI: Dis/Place

April 26-27th, 2013
Binghamton University
A multidisciplinary, multivocal academic conference with a global geographic and broad temporal reach, presented by the Art History Graduate Student Union

The Art History Graduate Student Union at Binghamton University invites undergraduate students from all disciplines to submit an abstract for a paper to be presented at an undergraduate panel on April 26, 2013 in conjunction with the Art History Department’s annual graduate conference, Crossing the Boundaries.

The conference committee encourages papers from a wide range of topics that explore the history and development of visual culture and the built environment.

Art History faculty members may also nominate individual undergraduate students who have produced exceptional work within current or past Art History courses.

The panel is meant to provide a forum for undergraduates to present advanced academic work within their major and gain experience presenting in a professional conference setting.

If interested, please submit a 250-500 word abstract to mfitzma@binghamton.edu by March 7, 2013 at noon.  Please include your name, academic major, and year in the email.

Reminder: Submission Deadline is Coming Up!

Here’s a gentle reminder: the deadline for submitting abstracts is February 1, 2013. The graduate conference hosted by The Art History Department in Binghamton University is marking its 21st year in 2013. The annual conference will take place in April 26-27, 2013.

This year’s Crossing the Boundaries focuses on themes related to Dis/Place and invites submissions from a vast array of disciplines and periodical interests. The keynote speaker is Ariella Azoulay (Brown University).

For more information about the conference and our call for papers, click here.

For our past conferences, click here.

We also invite you keep in touch via Facebook, or our departmental blog. For the art history department Facebook page, click here.

Crossing the Boundaries 2012, Icons: Art History Undergraduate Panel

Annual Graduate Art History Conference

Co-sponsored by the Art History Graduate Student Association and The Medieval and Early Modern Society

Undergraduate Art History Panel

                             Friday, April 13 at 12:00, Fine Arts 212                            

Presenters and Talk Titles: 

Katerina Acuna, “Message of God, Image of War in Sandow Birk’s American Qur’an”

Maria Salva, “Constructing the Modern Iconic Monarch: Ideology and Performance in Pahlavi Iran”

Eric Wuu, “You’re Dead Meat: The Art of Gordon Matta-Clark”

Please join us in hearing the work of three of Binghamton University’s own Art History undergraduate majors. The panel members will each present 10-15minute papers followed by a question and answer session.

                                      Free Lunch will be provided!