Knowledge & Networks

Canadian Art History, Circa 2012

Agenda

31 October 2012

A Study Day, organized by the Gail and Stephen A. Jarislowsky Institute for Studies in Canadian Art, with the generous support of the participants, the Faculty of Fine Arts, Concordia University, and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.

Agenda

Every session is a plenary session, with designated participants presenting and/or actively participating “at the table”.

9:00–9:30: Welcome and informal introductions

Martha Langford, Research Chair and Director, Gail and Stephen A. Jarislowsky Institute for Studies in Canadian Art; Department of Art History, Concordia University

9:30–11:00: I. Publication
Presenters:
  • Guylaine Beaudry, Director, Webster Library, Concordia University
  • John O’Brian, Professor, Department of Art History, Visual Art & Theory, University of British Columbia
At the table:
  • Lora Senechal Carney, Department of Arts, Culture & Media, University of Toronto (co-editor, Revue d’art canadienne/Canadian Art Review [RACAR])
  • Brian Foss, Director of the School for Studies in Art and Culture, Carleton University (chair, Journal of Canadian Art History; co-editor, RACAR)
  • Heather Igloliorte, Department of Art History, Concordia University (‘Indigenous Art Histories’ in collaboration with Carla Taunton)
  • Dominic Hardy, Directeur des programmes d’études supérieures, Université du Québec à Montréal (co-founder, Équipe de recherche sur l’histoire de l’art au Québec)
  • Martha Langford, Department of Art History, Concordia University (editor-in-chief, Journal of Canadian Art History; co-editor McGill Queen’s University Press/Beaverbrook Foundation Series on Canadian Art History)
  • Kate Steinmann, doctoral candidate, UBC; Associate Editor, Fillip; Director of Publications, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
  • Carla Taunton, Department of Art History and Critical Studies, NSCAD University (‘Indigenous Art Histories’ project in collaboration with Heather Igloliorte)

Moderator: Johanne Sloan, Department of Art History, Concordia University; Deputy-Director, Gail and Stephen A. Jarislowsky Institute for Studies in Canadian Art
Reporter: Pablo Rodriguez, doctoral student, Concordia University

Morning break: 11:00–11:15
11:15–12:45: II. Education
Presenters:
  • Mark Cheetham, Department of Art History, University of Toronto (co-founder, Canadian Art Commons for History of Art Education and Training [CACHET] and commissioning editor, Art Canada Institute/ Institut de l’art du Canada [ACI/IAC])
  • Erin Silver, doctoral candidate, McGill University; lecturer, Concordia University (subject areas: Collaborative and Dialogic Pedagogy in Art History; Queer Visual Culture)
At the table:
  • Sara Angel, doctoral candidate, Department of Art, University of Toronto (publisher, ACI/IAC)
  • Kristina Huneault, Department of Art History, Concordia University (co-founder, Canadian Women Artists History Initiative [CWAHI])
  • Alice Ming Wai Jim, Department of Art History, Concordia University (subject area: ethnocultural art histories in the Canadian and Quebec context)
  • Erin Morton, Department of History, University of New Brunswick (co-founder, CACHET)
  • Johanne Sloan, Department of Art History, Concordia University (Deputy-Director, Jarislowsky Institute; graduate program director)
  • Karen Stanworth, Department of Fine Arts and Education, York University (cross-appointed Fine Arts and Education / Critically Canadian database)

Moderator: Martha Langford, Jarislowsky Institute; Concordia University
Reporter: Mark Clintberg, doctoral candidate, Concordia University

Lunch: 13:00–14:00 (in the Institute)
14:00–15:30: III. Research/Creation/Institution
Presenters:
  • Sherry Farrell Racette, Departments of Native Studies and Women and Gender Studies, University of Manitoba (cross-appointed Native Studies / Gender Studies)
  • Michèle Thériault, Director, Leonard and Bina Ellen Art Gallery, Concordia University
At the table:
  • Janice Anderson, Curator, Fine Arts Visual Resources, Concordia University (co-founder, CWAHI)
  • Sylvie Gilbert, Director General, Artexte, Montreal
  • Bill Kirby, Founding Director, Centre for Contemporary Canadian Art (creator of the CCCA Canadian Art Database)
  • Loren Lerner, Department of Art History, Concordia University (project supervisor, Canada’s Got Treasures [online exhibitions]; seminar leader, Canadian Portraits website)
  • Anne Whitelaw, Department of Art History, Concordia University; Vice-President, University Art Association of Canada (UAAC)

Moderator: Johanne Sloan, Jarislowsky Institute; Concordia University
Reporter: Sarah Watson, doctoral student, Concordia University

Afternoon break: 15:30–15:45
15:45–17:15: IV. Closing Plenary: A Room of One’s Own and/or Global Networks?
Presenters:
  • Kristina Huneault, Department of Art History, Concordia University Research Chair (co-founder, CWAHI)
  • Alice Ming Wai Jim, Department of Art History, Concordia University, and independent curator (subject areas: ethnocultural art histories in the Canadian and Quebec context; global art histories and curatorial studies)

Moderator: Martha Langford, Jarislowsky Institute; Concordia University
Reporters: Mark Clintberg, Pablo Rodriguez, and Sarah Watson

17:15–19:00: “Talk amongst yourselves!”
19:00: Study Day Dinner