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American Art in a Global Context
SAAM Symposium Live
September 28, 2006

American Art in a Global Context: An International Symposium has just started, and we're Webcasting live from our Nan Tucker McEvoy Auditorium. We'll have a permanent link to today's Webcast on the site tomorrow morning, and Friday's and Saturday's events will be Webcast and archived also.

You won't be able to attend any of the sessions in person though, it's been fully subscribed for months.

Today's lineup is:

2:15 to 4:30 p.m., Overviews: Looking for the Big Picture Moderator: Wanda M. Corn, Stanford University

  • Angela Miller, Washington University, "The Global Turn in American Art"
  • Winfried Fluck, Freie Universität Berlin, "Narratives about American Art: A View from Abroad"
  • Chon Noriega, University of California, Los Angeles, "A Ver: Revisioning Art History"
  • Margo Machida, University of Connecticut, "The Global Within: Dialogism and Asian American Art"

5 p.m., Keynote Address
Introduction: Ned Rifkin, Under Secretary for Art, Smithsonian Institution

Adam Gopnik, The New Yorker, "Santayana's Boomerang and Barr's Torpedo: On the Unity of American Art"

Posted by Michael Edson on September 28, 2006 in Lectures on American Art


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