2017 AHSC Annual Conference 10.6.17 Teaching and Writing the Art Histories of Latin American Los Angeles at the Getty Center

CALL FOR PAPERS: Teaching and Writing the Art Histories of Latin American Los Angeles

Our annual conference is developed in collaboration with the Getty Research Institute, and in conjunction with the Getty’s region-wide art initiative Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA – a far reaching and ambitious exploration of Latin American and Latino/a art in dialogue with Los Angeles taking place from September 2017 through January 2018 at cultural institutions throughout Southern California. PST LA/LA will provide educators and scholars with invaluable resources that will surely impact the study and teaching of art history for years to come. Aside from the practical concerns of aligning course curricula with a wealth of exhibitions that are temporally and geographically dispersed, there are many richly productive questions that arise in considering how these kinds of exhibitions impact pedagogy and scholarship. Our annual conference seeks papers that explore ideas related to the overall theme of PST LA/LA and that speak to the impact of such exhibitions on pedagogy and scholarship. These ideas include but are not necessarily limited to the follow potential topics:

  • Issues of terminology: Latin American, Latino/a, Latinx, Chicana/o, Chicanx
  • Los Angeles as a Latin American and Latinx city
  • Latin American and Latinx culture and identity
  • Queer and feminist perspectives
  • Historiographies of the fields
  • Pedagogy and the teaching of PST LA/LA
  • Uncovering hidden local histories and archives
  • The relationship between Latin American, Latinx, and indigenous cultures

Please submit a one-page proposal and CV to arthistsocal@gmail.com by July 1st 2017. Presenters will be notified by July 21st.  Selected participants in the conference will be invited to be a part of the roundtable with the same theme at the College Art Association’s Annual Conference in Los Angeles in February of 2018.

Past Events

2017:

Southern California Annual Symposium
CAA Symposium in New York

2016:

Southern California Annual Symposium

2015:

Southern California Annual Symposium
CAA Symposium in New York

2014:

Southern California Annual Symposium
—CAA Symposium in Chicago

2013:

Southern California Annual Symposium
CAA Symposium in New York

2012:
Southern California Annual Symposium
CAA Symposium in Los Angeles

2011:
Southern California 2011 Spring Plenary
Southern California Annual Symposium
CAA Symposium in New York

2010:
Southern California Annual Symposium

2009:
Southern California Annual Symposium
CAA Symposium in Los Angeles

2008:
Southern California Annual Symposium
CAA Symposium in Dallas

2007:
Southern California Annual Symposium
CAA Symposium in New York

2006:
Southern California Annual Symposium

2005:
Southern California Annual Symposium
CAA Symposium in Atlanta

2004:
Southern California Annual Symposium

2003:
Southern California Annual Symposium
CAA Symposium & Business Meeting

2002:
Southern California Annual Symposium