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Stamps Community at the 109th Annual CAA Conference

The Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design joins art historians, artists, designers, and visual arts professionals from across the globe for the College Art Association’s 109th annual conference, taking place virtually February 10-13, 2021.

Exploring the complexities, challenges, and opportunities of the field, the 2021 virtual conference gives registrants unprecedented access to session content, with pre-recorded presentations available for view anytime between February 5-March 15. The conference will also include “Live online Q&A” with presenters and session chairs between February 10-13, 2021, an opportunity to discuss the presentations together in a live online meeting.

Stamps Assistant Professor Kelly Murdoch-Kitt serves as the Co-Chair and Discussant of the panel “Finding the Silver Linings in Creative Crisis Teaching: Global inequities, climate crisis, and COVID-19.”

As part of this panel, Stamps Professor Rebekah Modrak’s presentation, “Obstruction #1: Teach Art Within a Global Pandemic” proposes treating pandemic teaching as a creative obstruction, and an opportunity to inspire new approaches to pedagogy.

Artwork by Stamps Student Kirsten Lam from Rebekah Modrak's Studio 2D course project, "Window Serenade." Image courtesy of Rebekah Modrak.

There will be a panel Q&A on Friday, February 12, 2021 from 6-6:30 pm.

Additionally, Professor Irina Aristarkhova is a CAA BookFair lineup participant, with a 40% exhibit discount on her book Arrested Welcome: Hospitality in Contemporary Art (University of Minnesota Press, 2020) using code MN87380. Code expires May 15, 2021.

Learn more about the 2021 CAA Conference.

Header image courtesy of Kelly Murdoch-Kitt.