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Academic Sessions 2015

AAH2015
41st Annual Conference & Bookfair
Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, UEA, Norwich
9 - 11 April 2015

Sessions and Papers


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  1. The Aesthetics of Invitation: Art at the threshold of hospitality
    Kelly Rae Aldridge (Stony Brook University, New York)
     
  2. After the Great War / After the Cold War. Nations, identities and art histories in Central Europe
    Klara Kemp-Welch (The Courtauld Institute of Art) and Beata Hock (University of Leipzig)
     
  3. The Art History of Architectural History
    Mark Crinson (University of Manchester) and Richard Williams (University of Edinburgh) 
     
  4. Artists, Avarice and Ambition in Europe, 1300–1600
    Jill Harrison and Vicky Ley (Open University)
     
  5. Avant-Gardes and Wars
    Lynda Morris, Krzysztof Fijalkowski and Alisa Miller (Norwich
    University of the Arts)
     
  6. British Art through its Exhibition Histories, 1760 to now
    Mark Hallett, Sarah Victoria Turner and Martina Droth (The Paul
    Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art and Yale Center for British Art)
     
  7. Caricature before Caricatura
    Katarzyna Murawska-Muthesius (Birkbeck, University of London) and Stefan Trinks (Humboldt University)
     
  8. Critiquing Curiosity: The rhetoric of wonder, and the sensationalism of nature in contemporary art
    Donna Roberts (independent scholar) and Victoria Carruthers (Australian Catholic University)
     

  9. Death, between Sublimation and the Real
    Sergio Cortesini and Chiara Savettieri (University of Pisa)
     

  10. Deconstructing Boundaries: Is ‘East Asian Art’ possible?
    Eriko Tomizawa-Kay (Metropolitan Museum of Art)
     

  11. Documenting in the Sixties – Politics, techniques and archives
    Gyewon Kim (Georgia State University) and Jessica Santone (University of Kentucky)
     

  12. Envisioning East Anglia: Historical and contemporary representations
    Pat Hurrell (University Campus Suffolk)
     

  13. Flow in World Art (1500–1750)
    Margit Thøfner (University of East Anglia)
     

  14. From Distaste to Mockery: The city and its architectures ridiculed
    Michela Rosso (Politecnico di Torino)
     

  15. Groundwork
    Carla Benzan and Catherine McCormack (University College London)
     

  16. Making Space: Women, the studio and other scenes of production
    Andrew Hardman (University of Manchester) and  Joanne Heath (independent scholar)
     

  17. Materialising Modern Identities: Architectural sculpture after 1750
    Katie Faulkner (The Courtauld Institute of Art) and Ayla Lepine (University of Nottingham)
     

  18. Mediating Collaboration: The politics of working together
    Amy Tobin (University of York), Harry Weeks (University of Edinburgh) and 
    Catherine Spencer (University of St Andrews)
     

  19. Modernism, Occultism and Evolutionism
    Fae Brauer (University of East London and University of New South Wales), Linda Dalrymple Henderson (University of Texas at Austin)
     

  20. Museums & Exhibitions Session: Travelling Artworks
    Catriona Pearson (Ashmolean Museum) and Marie-Thérèse Mayne (Laing Art Gallery)
     

  21. National Histories of Art beyond the Nation’s Borders
    Geraldine Johnson (CIHA-UK and University of Oxford) and Toshio Watanabe (CIHA-UK and University of the Arts)
     

  22. Navigating the Pacific: Latin America and Asia in conversation
    Kathryn Santner and Paul Merchant (St. John’s College, University of Cambridge)
     

  23. Petits-maîtres: ‘Minor’ genres and their meanings in post-revolutionary France
    Richard Taws (University College London)
     

  24. Portraiture and the Unworthy Subject in the Early Modern World
    Carmen Fracchia (Birkbeck, University of London)
     

  25. Shades of Grey: Painting without colour
    Janet McLean (National Gallery of Ireland) and Annette Wickham (Royal Academy of Arts)
     

  26. Student Session: On Creative Labour
    Sophie Frost (University of Aberdeen) and Tilo Reifenstein (Manchester Metropolitan University)
     

  27. Subversive Practices and Imagined Realities in Central, Eastern and Southern Europe since 1945
    Amy Bryzgel (University of Aberdeen) and Andrea Euringer-Bátorová, (Academy of Fine Arts and Design)
     

  28. Surface Affects and Shiny Things: Bringing meaning to light
    Nic Maffei, Victoria Mitchell and Marcia Pointon (Norwich
    University of the Arts)
     

  29. Things and their Ideas: Exchanges in the visual and material cultures of Islamicate Asia
    Sussan Babaie (The Courtauld Institute of Art) and Elizabeth Lambourn (De Montfort University)
     

  30. Thinking Images
    Hanneke Grootenboer, Anita Paz and Lucy Whelan (University
    of Oxford) 
     

  31. Transatlantic Exchange: US and British art 1880–1980
    Martin Hammer (University of Kent) and David Peters Corbett (University of East Anglia)
     

  32. Visualising Nuclear Culture
    Catherine Jolivette (Missouri State University)
     

  33. Weimar’s ‘Other’: Visual Culture in Germany after 1918
    Dorothy Price (University of Bristol) and Camilla Smith (University of Birmingham)
     

  34. Why Sculpture Is Not Boring: New approaches to modern sculpture, 1846–1966
    Natasha Ruiz-Gómez (University of Essex) and Juliet Bellow (American University, Washington DC)