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Warren Cariou and Siobhan Angus

posted by November 09, 2020

The CAA Conversations Podcast continues the vibrant discussions initiated at our Annual Conference. Listen in as educators explore arts and pedagogy, tackling everything from the day-to-day grind to the big, universal questions of the field.

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This week, our guests continue the conversation on art, pedagogy, and environmental justice.

Warren Cariou is a photographer, filmmaker, writer, and interdisciplinary scholar whose work often explores links between environment, culture, and storytelling, with a particular focus on Indigenous communities in western Canada. He directs the Centre for Creative Writing and Oral Culture at the University of Manitoba, where he teaches in the Department of English, Theatre, Film and Media. His petrographs can be viewed at: www.warrencariou.com

Siobhan Angus is a Banting Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of History of Art at Yale University and a visiting scholar at the Yale Center for British Art. Her research, informed by a commitment to social and environmental justice, explores the visual culture of resource extraction in Canada, with a focus on photography and visual archives.

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Alicia Grullón and Chloë Bass

posted by November 02, 2020

The CAA Conversations Podcast continues the vibrant discussions initiated at our Annual Conference. Listen in as educators explore arts and pedagogy, tackling everything from the day-to-day grind to the big, universal questions of the field.

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This week, our guests discuss art, pedagogy, and environmental justice.

Alicia Grullón is an artist, author, curator, and activist based in New York City. She is an organizer of the People’s Cultural Plan and the legislative art project Percent for Green. She is an adjunct professor at the School of Visual Arts and Queens College, City University of New York.

Chloë Bass is an artist and public practitioner based in New York City. She is an assistant professor of art at Queens College, where she co-runs Social Practice Queens, an experimental pedagogical platform that seeks to integrate studio art with research, community collaboration, and environmental justice. Her project “Wayfinding” closed in September 2020, and the audioguide is available to listen at: https://www.chloebass.com/wayfinding

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Roland Betancourt and Bryan C. Keene

posted by October 26, 2020

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This week, our guests discuss their work with the theme “In Raking Light.”

Roland Betancourt is a Professor of Art History at the University of California, Irvine, whose forthcoming book with Princeton University Press is entitled, Byzantine Intersectionality: Sexuality, Gender, and Race in the Middle Ages.

Bryan C. Keene is assistant professor of art history at Riverside City College and formerly associate curator of manuscripts at the Getty Museum; his 2019 edited volume is Toward a Global Middle Ages: Encountering the World through Illuminated Manuscripts.

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Naomi J. Falk and Susan Altman

posted by October 19, 2020

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This week, CAA Conversations returns with “What Do We Do Now?”, a conversation with Naomi J. Falk about shifting studio pedagogy to teaching online.

Naomi J. Falk’s work considers our relationships with manufactured and natural landscapes, exploring the current climate, socially, environmentally, and politically. Facing swiftly changing classroom environments, this spring, she and Stacy Isenbarger began a new project share platform for art educators called, www.WhatDoWeDoNow.art. Falk is an Assistant Professor of Studio Art in 3D Studies at the University of South Carolina. She lives and works in Columbia, SC.

Susan Altman is a Professor and Assistant Chair of the Visual, Performing and Media Arts Department at Middlesex County College in Edison, NJ. In addition to teaching studio courses, she is also the Director of the Center for the Enrichment of Learning and Teaching. Her studio practice is in drawing and printmaking, and she lives and works in New York City.

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Parme Giuntini and Mary Frances Zawadzki

posted by August 10, 2020

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In this special summer podcast, our guests discuss preparing to teach quality online art history courses.

Parme Giuntini has a PhD from UCLA. Her initial focus on 18th century through modern domestic ideology has broadened to include fashion and design history. After 20 years at Otis College of Art and Design where she was the Director of Art History and Assistant Chair of Liberal Arts and Sciences, she moved to North Carolina four years ago and has continued to teach in both asynchronous and synchronous models. She has a strong focus on pedagogy and has been a Contributing Editor to Art History Teaching Resources.org for the past seven years.

Mary Frances Zawadzki holds a PhD from The Graduate Center, City University of New York, in 19th century American Art history and visual culture. Her scholarship focuses on non-institutional methods of art and aesthetic education, specifically within the domestic interior and in the popular press. She is currently an Adjunct Assistant Professor at New York City College of Technology and was an Instructional Assistant Professor at Texas A&M University where she taught large, asynchronous online courses. She is a Contributing Editor to Art History Teaching Resources and is the Secretary and Coordinator of Social Media for the Association of Historians of Nineteenth-Century Art.

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Joni Boyd Acuff and Amelia Kraehe

posted by June 08, 2020

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This week, our guests discuss “My ‘Aha’ Moment: Recognizing Racism in Art and Art Education.”

Joni Boyd Acuff, PhD is an Associate Professor at The Ohio State University, whose work centers the intersections of race and gender in arts education research, pedagogy, and practice.

Amelia Kraehe, who more often goes by Amy, is currently an Associate Professor with tenure at the University of Arizona. Her research, teaching and community engagement focus on how the arts and arts education can challenge as well as reinforce systems of inequality. She co-edited The Palgrave Handbook on Race and the Arts in Education (2018) and is working on a new book with Joni Acuff, titled Race and Art Education.

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The CAA Conversations Podcast continues the vibrant discussions initiated at our Annual Conference. Listen in as educators explore arts and pedagogy, tackling everything from the day-to-day grind to the big, universal questions of the field.

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This week, our guests discuss art and community engagement.

Melanie La Rosa is a professor of media production at Pace University in Pleasantville, New York. She is also an award winning independent filmmaker and her latest film, “How To Power A City” is currently in post production, with short excerpts screening at festivals worldwide.

Jules Rochielle Sievert is an artist and the Creative Director at NuLawLab, at Northeastern University School of Law. She has developed key cross-disciplinary institutional projects, community based partnerships and creative programs for the lab.

Anne Schaper Englot is a Professor of Practice in Architecture and Humanities in the Arts, Culture and Media Department at Rutgers University –Newark and co-directs Express Newark, a 50,000 square foot university art community center.

Victor Davson is a visual artist and founding director of Aljira, a Center for Contemporary Art, in Newark, New Jersey and has served as its director for 33 years.

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The CAA Conversations Podcast continues the vibrant discussions initiated at our Annual Conference. Listen in as educators explore arts and pedagogy, tackling everything from the day-to-day grind to the big, universal questions of the field.

CAA podcasts are on iTunes. Click here to subscribe.

After a short hiatus, we’re happy to share a new episode on decolonizing college art curriculum with Shylah Pacheco Hamilton and Vreni Michelini-Castillo.

Shylah Pacheco Hamilton is an Afro-Surrealist filmmaker whose creative research interests meet at the crossroads of experimental video, Black and Chicana feminist theory, and ritual performance. Her most recent work consists of experimental video and installation that explores social justice, memory, dreams, and ritual performance of the sacred. She is Chair of Diversity Studies at California College of the Arts, and teaches in the First Year Program.

Vreni Michelini-Castillo a/k/a Chhoti Maa is a multidisciplinary cultural producer with 11 years of experience working through art, cultural organizing, music, red medicine and traditional Mexican danza. She teaches at 67 Sueños, California College of the Arts, and San Francisco State University.

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Amber Coleman and Amber Delgado

posted by March 09, 2020

The weekly CAA Conversations Podcast continues the vibrant discussions initiated at our Annual Conference. Listen in each week as educators explore arts and pedagogy, tackling everything from the day-to-day grind to the big, universal questions of the field.

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This week, Amber Coleman and Amber Delgado discuss the inequitable distribution of diversity work in cultural institutions.

Amber C. Coleman is a doctoral student in Art and Visual Culture Education at the University of Arizona and Graduate Assistant at the Tucson Museum of Art.

Amber Delgado recently completed her undergraduate studies at East Carolina University where she double majored in film and art history, and currently serves as exhibitions intern and documentary diversity project program associate at The Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University.

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Carmen Neely and Jovonna Jones

posted by March 02, 2020

The weekly CAA Conversations Podcast continues the vibrant discussions initiated at our Annual Conference. Listen in each week as educators explore arts and pedagogy, tackling everything from the day-to-day grind to the big, universal questions of the field.

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This week, Carmen Neely and Jovonna Jones discuss trusting the validity of diverse narratives.

Carmen Neely is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor of Drawing & Painting at Oklahoma State University. She maintains an ongoing practice of exploring identity and memory through abstraction. Her work is represented by Jane Lombard Gallery in New York.

Jovonna Jones is a writer and teacher of race, gender, and cultural production. She is currently working on her PhD in African & African American Studies at Harvard University. She is the founder and facilitator of the Black Studies Reading Room, a monthly conversation on black literature, art, and ideas, hosted in collaboration with Boston-area bookstores and cultural institutions.

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