Conferences & Lectures - CAA

Location: New York

The IAS hosted two sessions, as well as its annual business meeting, at the 101st CAA Annual Conference, Hilton New York, 1335 Avenue of the Americas, New York.

Business Meeting
Friday, February 15, 7:30 AM–9:00 AM
Click here for the 2013 Business Meeting Agenda. Click here for the 2013 CAA Treasurer’s Report.

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Sessions Sponsored by the Italian Art Society

Session Title: Disegno
Gramercy B, 2nd Floor
Friday, February 15, 2013, 12:30–2:00pm
Organizer and Chair: Diana Gisolfi, Pratt Institute-Pratt in Venice
Sarah Blake McHam, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, "Pliny and the Birth of Disegno"
Il Kim, Pratt Institute, "Nicholas of Cusa and the Theological Foundations of Disegno"
Paola d’Agostino, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, "The Practice of Design in Baroque Naples"

Session Title: Bad Boys, Hussies, and Villains
Gramercy B, 2nd Floor
Friday, February 15, 2013, 9:30am–12:00pm
Organizer and Chair: George R. Bent, Washington and Lee University
Roger Crum, University of Dayton, "Repatriating the 'Anghiari Faction', or Brooding over a Villainous History of Florentine Renaissance Art"
Elizabeth Bemis, University of Florida, "Aut Cesar, Aut Nihil: The Visual Staging of Cesare Borgia"
Cynthia Stollhans, Saint Louis University, "Girls Just Want to Have Fun—And Still Go to Heaven: Reading Courtesans in Renaissance Portraits and Life"
Julia Miller, California State University, Long Beach, "Damnatio memoriae: Images and Relics of Carlo Borromeo in Former Humiliati Churches"
Laura Sommer, Daemen College, "The Composite Villain: Manzoni’s L’Innominato in Ottocento Painting"
Laura Petican, University of Western Ontario, "Divos, Diavolos, and La Dolce Vita: Contemporary Italian Art between Past and Present"

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