28th Art History Graduate Symposium – “Material Affinities: Intersections that Matter” Day 2

Date: February 08, 2009
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Room 102 – 6333 Memorial Blvd. Lasserre building

The 28th Annual UBC Art History Graduate Symposium continues …

February 8 Sunday

Keynote 11:00 – 12:00pm
Dr. Jeffrey Derksen
SFU, English Department
“Yesterday’s Euphorias:
The Temporality of Cultural Critique”

Lunch 12:15 – 1:00pm

Agency: Daily Experience, Repetition
Chair: Krystel Chehab, PhD, UBC (AVHA)

Adrienne Fast PhD, UBC (Art History)
“(En)counter the White Cube: regimes and experiences of
viewing at the Vancouver Art Gallery”

S. Elise Archias PhD, UC Berkeley 2008 (Art History)
“The Body as Everyday Material in the 1960s”

Ray Hsu Postdoc Teaching Fellow, UBC (Creative Writing)
Brian Ee (Inner City Project Teacher, Grandview/Uuqinak’uuh Elementary)
“Making Restitution Matter: Engaged Arts, Public
Collaboration, and the Matter of Social Relations
at Grandview/  Uuqinak’uuh Elementary School and UBC”

Christina Smylitopolous PhD,  McGill
(Art History and Communication Studies)
“Im-‘material’ or Material: Replacing the Queen?
Pierre Henri Révoil’s Mary Queen of Scots Separated from
her Faithful Servants, 1822”

Coffee 3:00-3:15pm

Capture Flow: Circulation and temporality
Chair: Jenni Pace Presnell, PhD, UBC (AVHA)

Joshua Hite MFA 2008, UBC (Visual Art)
“In Rows” (Video work by Joshua Hite followed by a
critical response, TBA)

Heather Muckart MA 2008, UBC (Art History)
“Decapitated Princes: Photography, Revolution, and the
Representation of Symbolic Violence”

Birga U. Meyer PhD, UBC (Department of History)
“Message bearing entities – historic objects on display”

Manjinder Kaur Sidhu MA, UBC (Asian Area Studies)
“Sundari: The book as object/tool of empowerment”