38th Annual UBC AHVA Graduate Symposium: Le(s) Temps

Friday March 13, 2015 - Saturday March 14, 2015
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Symposium runs March 13 – 14th, 2015

Keynote: T.J. Demos (Professor, History of Art and Visual Culture, UC Santa Cruz)

Friday, March 13
10:00am: Opening Remarks
10:30am: Morning Session

Hye-Shim Yi (PhD, University of California, Los Angeles)
Solid, But Not Bounded: Garden Rocks in Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) China

Natalie Massong (MA, University of Victoria)
The Symbol and the City: Identity Creation around the Image of Saint Petronius in Early Modern Bologna

1:00pm: Afternoon Session

Regan Shrumm (MA, University of Victoria)
Resisting Colonialism: The Continuation of Textiles by the Cowichan Nation

Ana Robles (MA, University of British Columbia)
The Use of Language and Circularity of Time in the Book Where the Southern Sea Beats (1986) by the Author Manlio Argueta

2:45pm: Keynote Speech by T.J. Demos (UC Santa Cruz)

06:00pm: Opening Reception
AHVA Gallery
Room 1001, Audain Art Centre

Saturday, March 14
11:00am: Morning Session

Darren Fleet (PhD, Simon Fraser University)
Climate Aesthetics and the Hyperobject: A Theory of Cultural Intervention

Danijela Zutic (PhD, McGill University)
Confronting eternity of the world; according to whose creator?

01:30pm: Afternoon Session
Michaela Rife (PhD, University of Toronto)
Plate and Ore: Tracing Mining Photography through Timothy O’Sullivan and Carleton Watkins

Dario Ré (MA, Concordia University)
Myoarchitecture: Ecological Wisdom and the Built Environment

04:00pm: Closing Remarks

The 38th Annual UBC AHVA Graduate Symposium Committee proudly thanks our donors for their generous contributions: Audain Endowment for Curatorial Studies, Department of Art History, Visual Art and Theory (UBC), Department of History (UBC), Faculty of Arts HSS Grant (UBC), Faculty of Graduate Studies Dean’s Office (UBC), Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, Museum of Anthropology (UBC), Department of Asian Studies (UBC), Office of the Provost and Vice-President Academic (UBC).