2010 College Art Association Annual Conference, Chicago

CAA’s 2010 annual conference was held in Chicago, February 10–14. General information about CAA 2010 may be found on the CAA conference website. The IAS sponsored two sessions: “Caravaggio at Four Hundred and Beyond” and “‘I Primi Lumi’: Studies in Italian Renaissance Art in Memory of Andrew T. Ladis.”  The Society also held its 2010 business meeting.

Caravaggio at Four Hundred and Beyond
Friday, February 12, 2010, 12:30–2:00 pm
Regency B., Gold Level, West Tower, Hyatt Regency Chicago
Chair: Catherine R. Puglisi, Rutgers University
David M. Stone, University of Delaware: “Caravaggio, Early vs. Late: New Directions”
Keith Christiansen, Metropolitan Museum of Art: “Age of Caravaggio: Its Legacy after Twenty-Five Years.”
Philip Sohm, University of Toronto: “Why Caravaggio?”

“I Primi Lumi”: Studies in Italian Renaissance Art in Memory of Andrew T. Ladis
Friday, February 12, 2010, 6:30-9:00 PM
Water Tower, Bronze Level, West Tower, Hyatt Regency Chicago
Chair: Diane Cole Ahl, Lafayette College
Elizabeth Bailey, Wesleyan College: “Sacred and Secular: The “Tabernacolo della Tromba” in Florence (1243-1905)”
George R. Bent, Washington and Lee University: “Rebellion, Reconciliation, and a Painting for the Florentine Wool Guild”
Michelle A. Erhardt, Christopher Newport University: “Preparing the Mind, Preparing the Soul: The Fusion of Franciscan Thought in the Sacristy Decoration of Santa Croce, Florence”
Jean K. Cadogan, Trinity College: “Agnolo Gaddi and the Opera del Duomo in the Late Trecento”
Perri Lee Roberts, University of Miami: “Vasari’s Taddeo Gaddi”

CAA Travel Grant:
The 2010 Travel Grant to CAA was awarded to Zoë Willis, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Warwick, for her paper “Of Saints and Empire: Venice, Hungary and Dalmatian Zadar 1350–1450,” presented in the session “Questioning Geographies and Temporalities: Postcolonizing the Medieval Image.”

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