VISUAL ARTS PHD CONFERENCE SCHEDULE:
FRIDAY APRIL 9
3 pm Visual Arts Facility Performance Space
FRIDAY APRIL 10
Registration and Breakfast
Panel 1: Flux
"Social Work: Politics, Police and the Legalistic in Art"
Matthew Rana, California College of the Arts
“Allan Kaprow: ‘Experimental Art’”
Eric Morrill, University of California, Irvine
Panel 2: Reception
"The Generous Object: The Relational and the Aesthetic in Contemporary Art"
Elyse Mallouk, California College of the Arts
"Unstable Treasure: Historical Mass and Cultural Alchemy in El Anatsui's Peak Project"
Rochelle LeGrandsawyer, University of California, Los Angeles
Break for Lunch
Panel 3: Postcolonial Modernities
"Modernism and Decolonization: Abdallah Laroui and Post-Colonial Morocco"
Holiday Powers, Cornell University
"Questioning the Current Biennial Model"
Courtney Thompson, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
"Dialectical Image or Polaroid Effect?"
Andrew Weiner, University of California, Berkeley
Keynote Address: Okwui Enwezor
"Locus Agonistes: Art and the Civic Imagination in Societies in Transition"
Closing and Reception