Southern California 2007 Annual Symposium

November 10, 2007 9:30am-4pm

Raitt Theater,
Pepperdine University
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263

This year the annual symposium was on Saturday, November 10th 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.

Reception, Coffee

Catie Mihalopoulos, California State University, Channel Islands
Bronze Age Remains at Ancient Kekryfalia

Works in progress
Kris Schomaker, California State University, Northridge
Filmic Representations of Woman Artist as Sacrificial
Deana Hight, California State University, Northridge
Roman Funerary Landscape: the Home, Cityscape
Briana Simmons, California State University, Northridge
Globalization and Traditional Practices: A Case Study of Chromolithographs in Ethiopia

Research Presentation:
Peri M. Klemm, California State University, Northridge
Labor Theatre: The Birth of the Cabbage Patch Kids at
Babyland General

DISCUSSION & Gallery Walkthrough by Michael Zakian, Director,
Contemporary California Art from the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation

Works in progress
Melissa VandeBurgt, California State University, Channel Islands
A Woman’s House in a Postmodern World
Jennifer Smith, California State University Northridge
Wonder Woman: Her Changing Body 1941-200
Christine Terry, California State University, Northridge
Pop Masters: Re-Presenting Art through Pop Culture

Business Meeting
Election of AHSC board (vice-president, secretary and treasurer)

Lunch (on your own – University cafeteria will be open)

Work in progress
Natilee Harren, University of California, Los Angeles
Following Jenny Holzer’s Paper Trail: An Intuitive Collaboration with Anthropology

Research Presentations
2:10 – Paul Zelevansky, Independent Scholar
Saved By Video
2:25 – Amy Von Lintel, University of Southern California
The “Mothers” of Art History: Female Authors of Illustrated Art History Surveys in Nineteenth-Century Britain


Roundtable Discussion
Relationships between Curatorial Practice, Education and Scholarship Now
Jeanne Willette, Otis College of Art and Design, Moderator
Michael Zakian, Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art,
Cynthia Colburn, Pepperdine University,
Ann Steinsapir, Getty Villa
Alice Hutchison, University Art Museum, California State University, Long Beach
AHSC would like to thank Dr. Michael Zakian, Director, Frederick R. Weisman Museum, Dr. Cynthia Colburn, Professor of Art History, and Pepperdine University for supporting the 2007 AHSC Annual Meeting.

We look forward to seeing you at our next event!