Southern California 2005 Annual Symposium

5 November 2005, 8:45-4:30 pm
Mark Taper Auditorium, The Central Library, Los Angeles

Morning Session

8:45-9:10
Registration and coffee

9:10-9:15 Opening Remarks by Constance Moffatt, President

SESSION I

9:15-9:45
Lourdes Bates, Graduate Student, UCI, “Beauty and Meaning:  Mexican Artists’ Books”
Stacy Schultz, Adjunct, CSUN, “Latinas: Reconciling Ritual, Culture and Belonging”

9:45-10:00
Questions

SESSION II

10:00-10:30
Aleca Le Blanc, Graduate Student, USC, “Latin-American Artists of the Twentieth Century at the Museum of Modern Art”
Sara Cochran, Curatorial Assistant, LACMA, “Party-On!  The Performance ofContemporaryBritish Photography”

10:30-10:45
Questions

SESSION III

10:45-11:15
Megan O’Neil, Assistant Professor, USC, “Narrative and Temporality in Piedras Negras Panel 3″
Victoria Lyall, Graduate Student UCLA, “Storytelling: Narrative Strategies in Classic Maya Polychromes”

11:15-11:30
Questions

11:30-12
Business Meeting

12-1:30
Lunch

1:45-2:15
Docent Tour of the old library

Afternoon Session

SESSION IV

2:30-3:00
Jean Murachanian, Graduate Student, UCLA “The Demand for Recognition: Armenian Genocide Memorials”
George Flaherty, Graduate Student UCSB, “¿Fiel Copia?: Mimetic Conceit in the Sor Juana Inéz de la Cruz Portraits”

3:00-3:15
Questions

SESSION V

3:15-3:45
Elizabeth Newsome, Associate Professor, UCSD, “A Garment of Brightness: Prayer, Poetry, and Sky Symbolism in the Cliff Palace Painted Tower, Mesa Verde, Colorado”
Lauren Kilroy, Graduate student, UCLA, “Constructed Categories: An Investigation into the Aesthetic Labeling of the Poblano Baroque Churches Santa María Tonantzintla and the Capilla del Rosario”

3:45-4:00
Questions

4:00-4:30
Informal question and answer
We are extremely grateful to Anne Connor, Director of the Central Library agreeing to sponsoring this conference, and to, Daniel Dupill, and Dolores McKinney we owe our debt.  We thank the professors of Southern California institutions for spreading the word and helping to make this our first themed conference.

Please Pre-register, sending your check for $10 ($5, students) to Nina Berson, 2217 Hillsboro Ave., LA, 90034. The Library opens to the public only at 10:00.  Early arrivals must enter on the Flower Street side, through the park. Parking is $7.00.  Use your library card and it is $1.00.