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Design-Related Sessions and Events at the Annual Conference

posted by Christopher Howard — Feb 13, 2012

Rosanne Gibel, a professor of graphic design at the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale in Florida and chair of CAA’s Education Committee, has catalogued all design-related sessions and events taking place at next week’s 100th Annual Conference in Los Angeles. Below is a chronological list by day.

Wednesday, February 22

Deconstructing Costume Histories: Rereading Identities in Fashion Collections and Exhibitions
Wednesday, February 22, 9:30 AM–12:00 NOON
Concourse Meeting Room 409AB, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Chairs: Ian McDermott, ARTstor; Consuelo Gutierrez, independent scholar

ARTspace
Citizen Designer: Authoring a Definition
Wednesday, February 22, 9:30 AM–12:00 NOON
West Hall Meeting Room 515A, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Chairs: Gary Rozanc, Columbia College Chicago; Alyson Beaton, Columbia College Chicago

Design Studies Forum Business Meeting
Wednesday, February 22, 12:30–2:00 PM
West Hall Meeting Room 515B, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center

CAA Education Committee
Who Do We Teach? Challenges and Strategies in Recognizing Our Students, and Developing and Supporting Curriculum for Multiple Constituencies
Wednesday, February 22, 12:30–2:00 PM
Concourse Meeting Room 403A, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Chairs: Joan Giroux, Columbia College Chicago; Cindy Maguire, Adelphi University

Design, from “California Dreamin’” to “Designed in California,” ca. 1965–2012
Wednesday, February 22, 2:30–5:00 PM
Concourse Meeting Room 406AB, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Chairs: James Housefield, University of California, Davis; Stuart Kendall, California College of the Arts

Art History Open Session: Renaissance Art
Form and Function: Art and Design?
Wednesday, February 22, 2:30–5:00 PM
Concourse Meeting Room 405, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Chair: Antonia Madeleine Boström, J. Paul Getty Museum

Thursday, February 23

SPEAKOUT! CAA’s Strategic Plan for the Annual Conference and You
Thursday, February 23, 8:00–9:00 AM
Concourse Meeting Room 402AB, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center

Foundations in Art: Theory and Education
Foundations in Literature: Developing a Culture of Reading within the Art and Design Foundations Program
Thursday, February 23, 12:30–2:00 PM
Concourse Meeting Room 404A, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Chair: Sara Dismukes, Troy University

Critical Craft Forum
What Is Contemporary about Craft?

Thursday, February 23, 5:30–7:00 PM
Concourse Meeting Room 408A, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Chairs: Namita Gupta Wiggers, Museum of Contemporary Craft; Elizabeth Agro, Philadelphia Museum of Art

Friday, February 24

Design Education 2.0: Teaching in a Techno-Cultural Reality
Friday, February 24, 9:30 AM–12:00 NOON
Concourse Meeting Room 404A, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Chair: Ashley John Pigford, University of Delaware

Centennial Session
Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow: CAA Town Hall Meeting
Friday, February 24, 9:30 AM–12:00 NOON
West Hall Meeting Room 515B, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Chair: Margaret Lazzari, University of Southern California

AIGA Business Meeting
Friday, February 24, 12:30–2:00 PM
West Hall Meeting Room 502A, Los Angeles Convention Center

Center for Craft, Creativity, and Design
Windgate Fellowship Program: A Case for Funding Professional Development Opportunities for Graduating Seniors
Friday, February 24, 12:30–2:00 PM
Concourse Meeting Room 408A, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Chair: Stephanie Moore, Center for Craft, Creativity, and Design, University of North Carolina, Asheville

Is It Time to Question the “Privileging” of Visual Art?
Friday, February 24, 2:30–5:00 PM
Concourse Meeting Room 409AB, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Chairs: Greta Berman, Juilliard School; Ellen K. Levy, independent artist, New York

Centennial Session
Connections: Architecture and Design in Los Angeles at Midcentury
Friday, February 24, 2:30–5:00 PM
Bing Theater, Plaza Level, Bing Center, Los Angeles Times Central Court entrance, Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Chair: Ruth Weisberg, University of Southern California

CAA Annual Members’ Business Meeting and Reception
Friday, February 24, 5:30–7:00 PM
West Hall Meeting Room 503, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Keynote address: April Greiman

New Media Caucus
Code as Craft: Programming in the Art and Design Curriculum
Friday, February 24, 5:30–7:00 PM
Concourse Meeting Room 402AB, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Chair: Michael Salmond, Florida Gulf Coast University

Saturday, February 25

Design Studies Forum
Design, Thing Theory, and the Lives of Objects
Saturday, February 25, 12:30–2:00 PM
West Hall Meeting Room 503, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Chair: Leslie Atzmon, Eastern Michigan University

CAA Committee on Intellectual Property
Give and Take: Copyright’s Balancing Act
Saturday, February 25, 12:30–2:00 PM
West Hall Meeting Room 515B, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Chairs: Christine L. Sundt, Visual Resources; Doralynn Pines, Metropolitan Museum of Art, emerita

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