Author Archive

CAA Table Talk, November 18, 2020

We’re delighted to introduce CAA members to a new series of conversations between Meme Omogbai, our executive director and CEO, and N. Elizabeth Schlatter, the president of the CAA Board of Directors. Amidst so much change in our lives, workplaces, and world, CAA leadership sat down for an informal chat on how CAA is reshaping its efforts to provide... | Read More

2021 Distinguished Scholar: Salah M. Hassan

We’re delighted to announce the Distinguished Scholar session at the 109th CAA Annual Conference will honor Salah M. Hassan.

Salah M. Hassan. Photo: Jason Koski, Cornell University Photography (UREL)

Salah M. Hassan is the Director of The Africa Institute and the Goldwin Smith Professor of African and African Diaspora... | Read More

International News: Letters from the Asia Art Archive UnderLockdown (Part II)

This is Part II of an article that began last week in CAA News. It continues the coverage of life and work at the Asia Art Archive during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mutual Aid, Cici Wu, Research Assistant, Asia Art Archive, New York 

New York declared a state of emergency on March 7, 2020. I couldn’t foresee then that this would be my last chance to be in an art museum for many... | Read More

CWA Picks for November 2020

November CWA Picks

November Picks from the Committee on Women in the Arts celebrate an array of exhibitions and public artworks featuring feminist and womxn artists in this transitional time.  As always, our global highlights are informed by shows and events that explore social justice issues and intersectional feminism.

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CAA Annual Conference Committee Positions Open

Attendees at CAA’s 108th Annual Conference in Chicago. Photo: Stacey Rupolo

CAA invites nominations and self-nominations for one at-large member of the Annual Conference Committee to serve a three-year term AND for the Annual Conference Chair, an at-large member of the Annual Conference Committee that serves a two-year... | Read More

International News: Letters from the Asia Art Archive Under Lockdown (Part I)

The following article was written in response to a call for submissions by CAA’s  International Committee. It is by John Tain, Congyang Xie, Michelle Wong, Cici Wu, and Noopur Desai, all researchers at the Asia Art Archive.

Introduction, John Tain, Head of Research, Asia Art Archive 

In the first few months of this year, one thing that became clear was... | Read More

Warren Cariou and Siobhan Angus

The CAA Conversations Podcast continues the vibrant discussions initiated at our Annual Conference. Listen in as educators explore arts and pedagogy, tackling everything from the day-to-day grind to the big, universal questions of the field.

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This week, our guests continue the conversation on art, pedagogy, and... | Read More

Affiliated Society News: November 2020

American Institute for Conservation

Conservators around the world will answer questions about their work on Ask a Conservator Day, November 18th, 2020. We hold Ask a Conservator day in November in remembrance of the flooding of Florence on November 4th, 1966, which damaged priceless cultural heritage. However, in response to the catastrophe, incredible efforts were made—and are still being... | Read More

Women and Voter Suppression: A Roundtable Discussion

In honor of Election Day, we present a roundtable discussion from the 108th CAA Annual Conference in Chicago on women and voter suppression. Sponsored by the Committee on Women in the Arts, this session took place on February 13, 2020.

Chairs: Sally Brown, West Virginia University; Liz Kim, Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Discussants: Karen Mary... | Read More

Alicia Grullón and Chloë Bass

The CAA Conversations Podcast continues the vibrant discussions initiated at our Annual Conference. Listen in as educators explore arts and pedagogy, tackling everything from the day-to-day grind to the big, universal questions of the field.

CAA podcasts are on iTunes. Click here to subscribe.

This week, our guests discuss art, pedagogy, and environmental... | Read More

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