24th Annual Art History Graduate Symposium

Excess and Impoverishment – The shifting states of economic, ethical, and visual balances are written across bodies, space, and time telling a tale of extremes. The ever constant realities of imbalance (whether it be political, eco

Key Note:
Darcy Grimaldo Grigsby
University of California, Berkeley
“The Statue of Liberty, More or Less”

Heidi Ravenel
University of British Columbia
“Coloring Zapatista Political Praxis”

Jennifer Howes
McGill University
“Eros and the Gift of Alterity: Caressing Valie Export”

Margo Handwerker
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
“Contemporary Art in Tijuana: Bridging Difference in the Border Region”

Matthew Hills
University of British Columbia
“The Yuquot Whalers Shrine”

Reid Cooper
Concordia University
“Unsanctioned Utterances: Public Art as Spatial Praxis”

Leanne Coughlin
University of British Columbia
“Artist Talk”

Deniz Karakas
State University of New York, Binghamton
“The Composers of Urbanism in the Mid-Eighteenth Century Istanbul”

This conference is made possible by the following UBC sponsors: Program in Canadian Studies and the International Canadian Studies Centre/ Department of Theatre, Film and Creative Writing/ Department of Art History, Visual Art and Theory/ Department of Social Work and Family Studies/ History Department/ Walter H. Gage Memorial Fund. Organized by Laura MacDonald and Kristen Lambertson, Department of Art History, Visual Art and Theory.