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Oklahoma Conference of Art Historians

Oklahoma State University
Room 109 Bartlett Center for the Visual Arts
Stillwater, Oklahoma

Saturday, November 3, 2018


9:30am: Coffee and pastries, provided by the OSU Art History Organization

          Jennifer Borland, Interim Department Head, OSU Art, Graphic Design, and Art History

Session 1: Global Feminisms
“Reclaiming Agency in the Feminine Ornament: Ornamental Representations of the Female Body in Judy Chicago’s The Dinner Party”
          Bianca Martucci-Fink, OSU
“Female Empowerment: Representation of the Kingdom of Women Through the Works of Qiu Ying”
          Laurie Kinney, University of Central Oklahoma
“Beyond the Reality Effect: The African Woman in Mantegna’s Oculus”
          Maria F. Maurer, University of Tulsa

11:15-11:30 break

Session 2: Plants and People
“Art's Work in a Renaissance Herbal: Interpreting the Codex Roccabonella”
          Sarah Kyle, University of Central Oklahoma
“Alison Knowles’ Make a Salad: A Feminist Recipe for Subjectivity”
          Cassidy Petrazzi, OSU

12:30-1:45pm: lunch ($10/person) at the museum; curator’s tour with Louise Siddons
          OSU Museum of Art
          720 S. Husband St.
          Note: space is limited; pre-registration required*
        Parking is free in the lot south of the Museum; street parking is limited to 90mins

Session 3: Indigenous Art Histories
“Misrepresentation and Commodification of Native Culture: The Annual Santa Fe Indian Market”
          Roxanne Beason, OSU
“Empathy, Indigeneity, and Multinationalism: Larry McNeil’s Global Climate Change Series”
          Michelle J. Lanteri, University of Oklahoma

2:45-3:15pm Break and business meeting

Session 4: Film, New Media, and Visual Culture
“Postwar Electroacoustics and Electronic Imaging, an Archaeology of Signals”
          Jared Ashburn, OSU Cinema Studies
“The Control of Agency and In-between Space of Maya Deren”
          Chestiké Williams, OSU
“Cubano Polaco Americano: A Study on the Globalization of Capitalist and Socialist Cinematic
Poster Art During the Cold War”
          Olivia Reyes, University of Central Oklahoma

Closing Remarks
Louise Siddons, OSU

*to register for lunch, please email Lunch payment (cash only, please) will be made at the conference.