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Thursday, Februrary 10th, 2011

To all DAAN members!

Please be sure to attend the annual DAAN meeting at CAA! The 99th Annual Conference of the College Art Association will be held at the Hilton New York, 1335 Avenue of the Americas, New York City, from February 9-12, 2011.

The Diasporic Asian Art Network Meeting
Thursday, February 10, 2011
Hilton, New York
Bryant Suite, 2nd floor
1335 Avenue of the Americas

Chairs: Margo Machida, University of Connecticut; Alexandra Chang, A/P/A Institute at New York University
DAAN Dinner:
DAAN members will be gathering for dinner at Rue 57 brasserie and sushi bar
60 W. 57th Street at the Avenue of the Americas
RSVP to:
Please ask for the table reservations at 7:30pm under “Chang.” Please note that the dinner will be dutch treat.

Be sure to check out the sessions of your fellow DAAN members including:

Lucy Arai will participate in:

Cultural Diversity and Human Creativity: The Continuation of Traditional Craftsmanship

Date and Time: Thursday 9:30 AM-12:00PM
Sutton Parlor-South Second Floor, Hilton New York

Moderators: Crystal Yang & Betty Crouthers


Margo Machida will be presenting a paper at the following Affiliated Society session:

Association of Historians of American Art
(Re)Collecting Memory: Oral History as Testimony of Lived Experience

Date and Time: Thursday, February 10, 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM
Gibson Room, 2nd floor, Hilton New York

Chairs: Frances Kathryn Pohl, Pomona College: Melanie Herzog, Edgewood College

Speakers: Avis Berman, Theresa Leininger, Margo Machida, Liza Kirwin
Discussant(s): Melanie Herzog, Frances Pohl

Alice Ming Wai Jim will be presenting at:

Cel-Culture: The Hybrid Intersections of Art, Video Games, and Manga

Thursday, February 10, 2:30 PM–5:00 PM
Regent Parlor, 2nd Floor, Hilton New York

Chairs: Kirstin Ringelberg, Elon University; Michael R. Salmond, Northumbria University

Mao Goes Pop Online: Game Art Worlds in China
Alice Ming Wai Jim, Concordia University

Female Otaku: Beyond the Mask of Anime, Art, and Film
Stephanie Denise Silberman, University of Colorado at Boulder

Episodes: Intersections of the Imaginary and the Real through the Lens of Anime
Adam Fotos, Chicago State University and College of DuPage

Sharing Girlhood
Heather Warren-Crow, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee


The Asian American Women Artists Association (AAWAA) is sponsoring an Affiliated Society session
“Under Construction: Building a New Context for Asian American Art”

Date and Time: Saturday, February 12, 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM
Location: Hilton Hotel, Concourse G, Concourse Level

Chair: Linda Inson Choy, independent curator and art historian

“Historical Perspectives on Asian American Art: International Aesthetics/Localized Activism”
Mark D. Johnson, San Francisco State University

“Labels: Asian American Artist, Asian Woman Artist, Chinese-American Artist, Chinese Feminist Artist, Does It Matter? Should It Matter?”
Cynthia Tom, Asian American Women Artists Association

“Re-imagining Asian American Art”
Susette Min, University of California, Davis

“New Critical Directions: Transnationalism and Diaspora in Asian American Art”
Margo Machida, University of Connecticut

Discussant: Moira Roth, Mills College


If you are giving a paper at CAA 2011 and would like us to post it on the DAAN network, please email your session information to:

If you have not yet submitted your membership information, please feel free to email this completed form below back to with the heading “DAAN member info” for inclusion onto the Web site members profile section.

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Looking forward to hearing from you!


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“Anyt’ing You Want”
New works on sex and gender expression
by contemporary artists from
Hanoi, Los Angeles, and New York

Skowmon Hastanan artwork image


Tai Chi Alfonso and Isauro Cairo

Susan Choi

Young Chung

Skowmon Hastanan

Tala Oliver Mateo

Gabby Quynh-Anh Miller

Phuong Linh Nguyen

Clifford Landon Pun

Nodeth Vang

Nathan Lam Vuong

Guest curator: Edwin Ramoran

Opening reception:
Thursday, February 3, 2011

Exhibition on view through Sunday, February 27, 2011
Gallery Hours: Wednesday-Sunday, 11:30am-6:30pm

Krause Gallery
149 Orchard Street
New York, NY 10002
(212) 777-7799

Image: Skowmon Hastanan, Dakini/Rose, 2010, Graphite, acrylic, newspaper cutouts on Saint Armand Innes paper,
24 x 18 in.

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