Southern California 2003 Annual Symposium

NOVEMBER 15, 2003
Art Historians of Southern California

Huntington Library, Pasadena
Ahmanson Classroom, new Botanic Gardens Building

This year the annual symposium was on Saturday, November 15th and was open to all professionals and graduate students in Art History and related fields including Architectural History, Visual Culture, Archaeology and Critical Studies. This is the professional organization for art historians in California. Your participation was essential. Faculty members were encouraged to bring their students.

8.30 AM
Reception, Coffee and Pastries (Huntington’s designated caterers)

Pres. Michael Jacobsen, Opening Remarks and Acknowledgments

Melia Belli, “The Mahasati Mandir at Devi Kund Sagar”  PhD candidate, UCLA

Gamble Madsen, ” Images of the Godhead: Visual Exegesis and Peter Lombard’s Commentary on Psalm 109”  PhD candidate USC

Tour with Huntington Curator Diane Waggoner: “ The Beauty of Life: William Morris and the Art of Design”

Carolyn Malone, Professor, USC  “St. Benigne in Dijon: an unusual frame for monastic chant around the year 1000″

Business Meeting: New Directions for AHSC? Election of Vice-President and Sec-Treasurer for 2004

12. PM
Lunch break; restaurant on the grounds

Reconvene. Keynote Speaker Mat Gleason, Publisher and Editor of COAGULA: “Art of Southern California in the 21st Century”

Emma Acker,  Museum Studies USC “The Maverick Collector: Method in the Madness of Peggy Guggenheim”

Sandra Zalman, PhD candidate USC ” Double Occupancy: David Hockney’s Photographic Representation of Time and  Space”

Christopher Bedford, PhD candidate USC “Gerhard Richter’s ‘Oct. 18 1977′ Cycle: Brushing Up Pictorial Politics”

Roundtable discussion with Irina Costache, CAA Board of Directors and Associate Professor of Art History, CSUCI: Art History in Southern California

4.30 PM
End of Conference

Our thanks to The Huntington Library  and to Cal Poly Pomona for support of this conference.
We look forward to seeing you at our next event!