“OTHER ASIAS” — CAA panel call for papers — chaired by Susette Min

Other Asias

Susette Min, University of California, Davis. Email: ssmin@ucdavis.edu.

This panel examines how Asia is rendered in and through curatorial
practices beyond nation-state, global north-south, third and first world
paradigms. In contrast to exhibitions that recall nineteenth-century world
exhibitions or present Asia regionally through a narrow scope of natural
disasters, human crises, or ethnic identities, a number of recent
exhibitions –biennials, curatorial collaborations– have envisaged “Asia”
differently. Avoiding dichotomies such as East/West and North/South, the
curatorial structure and selected artworks of these exhibitions
de-territorialize Asia, destabilize the spatial and temporal ways art
history, area studies, and Asian American studies conceive of Asia, and
challenge embedded understandings of modernity and transnationalism. The
panel seeks papers that offer critical reviews or examinations of these
exhibitions, specifically focusing on how they inspire alternative networks
and assemblages that open up new geographies and art histories through
metaphors of connection–archipelago, ocean, rim, port. How might these
connections for example reveal models of South-South art worlds or link
Asia and Africa, Europe, or the U.S. in radically different ways?

Proposals
Call for Participation
Propose a Paper or Presentation for the 2014 Annual Conference
2014 Call for Participation

2014CallforParticipation
The 2014 Call for Participation for the 102nd Annual Conference, taking
place February 12–15, 2014, in Chicago, describes many of next year’s
programs sessions. CAA and the session chairs invite your participation:
please follow the instructions in the booklet to submit a proposal for a
paper or presentation. This publication also includes a call for Poster
Session proposals and describes the seven Open Forms sessions.

Listing more than 120 panels, the 2014 Call for Participation will soon
mail to all individual and institutional members; you can also download a
PDF of the twenty-seven-page document from the CAA website immediately.

The deadline for proposals of papers and presentations for the Chicago
conference is Monday, May 6, 2013.

In addition to dozens of wide-ranging panels on art history, studio art,
contemporary issues, and professional and educational practices, CAA
conference attendees can expect participation from many area schools,
museums, galleries, and other institutions. The Hilton Chicago on South
Michigan Avenue (in the Loop) is the conference headquarters, holding most
sessions, Career Services, the Book and Trade Fair, ARTspace, special
events, and more. Deadline: May 6, 2013.
Contact

For more information about proposals of papers and presentations for the
2014 Annual Conference, please contact Lauren Stark, CAA manager of
programs, at 212-392-4405.

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