Conference Schedule

Friday, 13 April 2012

12:00pm     Undergraduate Panel

4:00-5:00pm             Welcome Reception/Artist Talk

The Elsie B. Rosefsky Gallery, Binghamton University

“Map Icons: Contemporary Religious Images”

Leila Daw, Artist, Massachusetts College of Art

5:15-5:30pm             Opening Remarks

                                    Fine Arts 258

5:45-7:00pm             Keynote Address

“Exhibiting Asco”

C. Ondine Chavoya, Associate Professor of Art, Williams College

7:00-9:00pm             Dinner

Terra Cotta Catering, 81 State Street, Binghamton, New York

Saturday, 14 April 2012

9:00-10:00am           Breakfast

Fine Arts Grand Corridor

10:00-10:15am         Opening Remarks

10:20-11:40am         Panel One: “Displaying Authority, Inventing Political Legitimacy” 

“Papal Archeology and the Catacombs: Early Christian Shrines and the Modern Italian State”

Natalie Espino, Binghamton University

“Bernal Díaz, Hernán Cortes, and Our Lady of the Conquest”

Kate E. Holohan, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University

“Making a National Icon: Minjung, Olympic, Museum, and Nam June Paik”

Yuri Chang, Binghamton University

11:40-12:00pm        Break

12:00-1:20pm           Panel Two: “(Not) Like a Virgin: Contemporary Relics, Sacred Themes and Spiritual Objects”

“Felix Gonzalez-Torres: Sweet Ceremony”

Melissa Fitzmaurice, Binghamton University

“The Vulgar Symbol: The Iconography of Léger’s Virgin of the Litany

Emily Leonardo, Hunter College

“Virgin Time”

Josh Franco, Binghamton University

1:20-2:40pm             Lunch

2:40-4:00pm             Panel Three: “Conversing with Icons: How Icons Obtain Ideology and Culture”

“Lapses in Memory: Icons, Memorials and the History of Slavery in the American Imaginary”

Tiffany Barber, University of Rochester

“Bayeux Tapestry: Icon of Conquest”

Heather Allen, Binghamton University

“The Reclining Pregnant Woman on Tour”

Valerie Garlick, University of Connecticut

Title TBA

Maria Chaves, Binghamton University

4:00-4:30pm             Break

4:30-5:45pm             Keynote Address

Barbara Abou-El-Haj, Associate Professor, Binghamton University

7:00pm                      Closing Reception

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