2016 Meeting at Bard Graduate Center

Consortium for American Material Culture

10th Annual Meeting
Bard Graduate Center: Decorative Arts, Design History, Material Culture
New York, NY
May 12-13, 2016


Note: You will receive copies of the attendees list and schedule upon arriving at Bard Graduate Center's Academic Programs Building at 38 West 86th Street on Thursday. You can also download them here, CAMC Attendees 2016.pdf and CAMC Schedule 2016.pdf

Please also see Student Exhibitions & Projects and Diversity Statements.

Attendees

Will Moore, American and New England Studies Program, Boston University

Steven Lubar, American Studies and John Nicholas Brown Center for Public Humanities and Cultural Heritage, Brown University

Sarah Lichtman, History of Design and Curatorial Studies Program, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum/Parsons School of Design, The New School

David Brody, History of Design and Curatorial Studies Program, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum/Parsons School of Design, The New School

Cindy Falk, Cooperstown Graduate Program, State University of New York at Oneonta

Fath Davis Ruffins, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian

Margi Hofer, The New-York Historical Society (Friday)

Debra Schmidt-Bach, The New-York Historical Society (Thursday)

Jan Ramirez, 9/11 Memorial Museum

Cynthia Copeland, New York University, Seneca Village Project and Weeksville

Anne Verplanck, American Studies, Penn State Harrisburg

Wendy Woloson, History, Rutgers University-Camden (Thursday)

Debby Andrews, English, University of Delaware (Emeritus)

Martin Bruckner, English and Center for Material Culture Studies, University of Delaware

Kasey Grier, American Civilization Program and Museum Studies, University of Delaware

Ritchie Garrison, Winterthur Program in American Material Culture and History, University of Delaware

Catharine Dann Roeber, Winterthur Program in American Material Culture

Gabrielle Berlinger, American Studies and Carolina Center for Jewish Studies, University of N. Carolina at Chapel Hill

Ann Smart Martin, Art History and Material Culture Program, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Matthew Jacobson, American Studies, African American Studies, History, and Public Humanities, Yale University (unable to attend)

Karin Roffman, English and Public Humanities, Yale University

Catherine Whalen, Bard Graduate Center

David Jaffee, Bard Graduate Center

Ivan Gaskell, Bard Graduate Center (Thursday)

Aaron Glass, Bard Graduate Center

Jesse Merandy, Digital Media Lab, Bard Graduate Center

Shawn Rowlands, Bard Graduate Center/American Museum of Natural History Fellow in Museum Anthropology, (Thursday)

Note: Events held at 38 West 86th Street are open to Bard Graduate Center faculty.


Schedule of Events

Thursday, May 12

All events at the Academic Programs building at 38 W. 86th unless otherwise noted

MORNING SESSION – Lecture Hall, 1st Floor

9:30-10:00 Coffee

10:00-10:45 Welcome and Introductions - Led by Catherine Whalen and David Jaffee

10:45-12:30 Student Exhibitions & Projects - Discussion moderated by David Jaffee
Please post projects here

LUNCH 12:30-1:30 – Penthouse North & South, 6th Floor

AFTERNOON SESSION – Bard Graduate Center Gallery at 18 West 86th and off-site

1:30-2:15 Student Exhibitions & Projects - Frontier Shores: Collection, Entanglement, and the Manufacture of Identity in Oceania with curator Shawn Rowlands and students, Focus Gallery, 18 West 86th

2:30-3:00 Travel to M11 Gallery

3:00-5:00 Tour of M11 Gallery - Robin Nagle, New York University

5:00-5:30 Travel back to 38 West 86th

RECEPTION 5:30 – Penthouse North & South, 6th floor

DINNER 6:00 – Penthouse North & South, 6th Floor

Friday, May 13

All events at the Academic Programs building at 38 W. 86th

MORNING SESSION - Seminar Room, 1st Floor

9:30-10:15 Student Exhibitions & Projects - Introspective: Contemplations on Curating with student curators from the course Curatorial Practice as Experiment: A Chipstone Foundation-Bard Graduate Center Collaboration

10:15-12:30 Diversity in Academia - Discussion moderated by Catherine Whalen
Please post materials here

LUNCH 12:30-1:30 – Penthouse North & South, 6th Floor

AFTERNOON SESSION

1:30-2:30 Reflections and Future Plans - Group discussion

Note: You are welcome to tour the Bard Graduate Center Main Gallery exhibition Artek and the Aaltos: Creating a Modern World on your own.


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