Southern California 2002 Annual Symposium

Pomona College at the Rose Hills Theater,
Smith Campus Center

Morning Session

9:00 — 10:00
Registration (Coffee, Danish, Juices) in Lobby of Rose Hills Theater

10:00 — 10:30
Sonia Mak (Assistant Curator, Chinese American Museum, Los Angeles)
“Home” and Belonging in the Art of Zhang Hongtu

10:30 — 11:00
Jennie Wehmeier (Ph.D. candidate, Department of Art History, U.C.L.A.)
Patronage, Portraiture, and Propaganda: Three Renaissance Rulers
Depicted as Classical Nude Deities

11:00 — 11:30
Laura Kuo (Assistant Professor of Women’s Studies, Pomona College)
“Why are we shown one picture and not another?”(Barbara Kruger): Modalities of
Advertising, Transnational Feminism,and Postmodern Art Activism

11:30 — 12:30
Annual Business Meeting; Introduction of next year’s president, Connie Moffatt
Discussion: The State of Art History in Southern California:
Informal Reports from AHSC Members

12:30 — 2:30
Lunch (your host, Pomona College’s Department of Art and Art History, suggests that AHSC members take advantage of the numerous nearby restaurants in Claremont’s Village between Harvard and Yale Avenues near Bonita)

Afternoon Session

2:30 — 3:00
Francesa Santoro L’hoir (affiliation? I’ve e-mailed to ask)
Thorns in the Garden: The Early Imperial “Tomb of Patro” in Rome Reconsidered

3:00 — 3:30
Michael Jacobsen (California State Polytechnic University, Pomona)
Pollaiuolo’s Dancing Nudes

3:30 — 4:00
Joann Byce (Otis College of Art and Design; California State University, Northridge)
Sandra Esslinger (Mount San Antonio College)
What Is a Gallery?

4:00 — 4:10
AHSC President’s concluding remarks