Academic Sessions

37th AAH Annual Conference & Bookfair
University of Warwick,
31 March - 2 April 2011  

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  1. ‘The Noblest Form Demands Strenuous Labour’: Women Sculptors, 1600–present.
    Amy Mechowski (Victoria and Albert Museum), Fran Lloyd, (Kingston University)
  2. Art Photography & its Markets
    Juliet Hacking, (Sotheby’s Institute of Art) Joanne Lukitsh (Massachusetts College of Art and Design)
  3. Poster Session
    Janet Tyson, Rosalind Ormiston
  4. Venice and the Mediterranean World: Art and Society in the Stato Da Mar and its Neighbours
    Donal Cooper (University of Warwick)
  5. The Session of Imaginary Artists
    Maria Clara Bernal
  6. Remapping New Positionality in Contemporary Korean Art
    Soyang Park (Ontario College of Art and Design)
  7. ‘In and Out of History’: Media and Politics in Latin America
    Antigoni Memou (University of East London), Stephanie Schwartz (Courtauld Institute of Art)
  8. Art Histories, Cultural Studies and the Cold War
    Ben Thomas and Grant Pooke (University of Kent)
  9. Round and Round Go Space and Time: The Afterlife of Lessing in Artistic Practice
    Sarah Lippert (Louisiana State University Shreveport), Melissa Geiger (East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania)
  10. Exhibition Practices During War and Conflict
    Veronica Davies (Open University), Sue Malvern (University of Reading), Jutta Vinzent (University of Birmingham)
  11. Same Difference: Material Cultures of Reproduction
    Tara Kelly (University of Dublin), Lisa Godson (National College of Art and Design, Ireland)
  12. The ‘Pure Art of Sculpture’: Giovanni Pisano and his Contemporaries
    Peter Dent (University of Bristol), Jules Lubbock (University of Essex)
  13. Re-Worlding: Do World Art and World Anthropologies Relate?
    Daniel J. Rycroft (University of East Anglia), Wayne Modest, (Horniman Museum)
  14. Medical Media: The Aesthetic Language of Medical ‘Evidence’
    Tania Woloshyn (McGill University)
  15. Ephemera: Art and Obsolescence
    Katie Scott (The Courtauld Institute of Art), Richard Taws (McGill University)
  16. Ugliness as a Challenge to Art History
    Andrei Pop and Mechtild Widrich (National Gallery of Art, Washington DC)
  17. Representing the Past in the Nineteenth Century
    Phillip Lindley and Matthew Potter (University of Leicester)
  18. Writing Irish Art Histories
    Caroline McGee and Niamh NicGhabhann, (University of Dublin)
  19. Lawrence Alloway Reconsidered
    Courtney J. Martin (University of California), Jennifer Mundy (Tate)
    Session withdrawn.
  20. Classical Art in Perspective
    Elizabeth Moignard (University of Glasgow)
  21. Reassessing the Symbolist Roots of Modernism
    Michelle Facos (Indiana University), Thor Mednick (Independent)
  22. Pageantry and the Allegorical Tradition
    Ariel Samuel Plotek (San Diego Museum)
    Session Withdrawn
  23. Europe and the Middle East: Interdisciplinary and Transcultural Perspectives before 1500
    Christiane Esche-Ramshorn (University of Cambridge)
  24. Colour: What Is It, and What Does It Mean?
    Paul Smith (University of Warwick)
  25. Representations of the Ocean as a Social Space
    Tricia Cusack (University of Birmingham)
  26. Art School Educated: Re-Thinking Art Education in the 21st Century
    Beth Williamson and Hester Westley (Tate)
  27. The Next Generation: How Will We Teach and Learn?
    Sue Cross, Andrea Fredericksen and Nick Grindle (UCL), Colin Mulberg(Victoria and Albert Museum)
    Session Withdrawn
  28. Post-Socialist Prospects and Contemporary Communisms in Art History
    Anthony Gardner (University of Melbourne), Klara Kemp-Welch (The Courtauld Institute of Art)
  29. Craft, History, Theory
    Janice Helland (Queen’s University,Kingston)
  30. Theorizing Wax: on the Function and Meaning of a Disappearing Medium
    Allison Goudie and Hanneke Grootenboer (University of Oxford)
  31. Margins and Peripheries: Painting Outside the Cities of Eastern and Northern Europe
    Rosalind Polly Blakesley (University of Cambridge)
  32. Chinese Garden Research in the 21st Century Ways and Field of Research
    Yuen-lai Winnie Chan (University of Oxford) Lei Gao (University of Sheffield),
    Kai Gu (Zhejiang University),Sylvia Lee (Chinese University of Hong Kong), Antonio Mezcua Lopez (Granada University)
  33. Visualising Absence: Art and the ‘Ruin’ - AAH Student Session
    Peter Stilton (University of Bristol), Antoinette McKane (University of Liverpool / Tate Liverpool)
  34. Contemporary Art and its Audiences: New Interactive Practices
    Kathryn Brown (Tilburg University, The Netherlands)
  35. Between Documentary and Fiction in Artists’ Film and Video
    Suzy Freake (University of Nottingham), Evgenia Gypaki (University of Edinburgh)
  36. Telling Stories: making research accessible through display -
    AAH Museums and Exhibitions Members’ Group Session

    Marika Leino (Christie's Education), Marie-Therese Mayne (Laing Gallery, Tyne & Wear Museums)
  37. “An inspriring day out”, “a lifestyle message”? Historic houses in the 21st century
    Ulrike Weiss (University of St. Andrews)