Bodies of Art Conference
Florida Atlantic University
Thursday December 2nd, 2010
9:00 – 9:15 Welcoming Remarks (House Chambers)
Diane Alperin, Associate Provost of Personnel and Programs
Richard Shusterman, Director of the FAU Center for Body, Mind, and Culture
9:15-10:15 Linda Nochlin * (House Chambers)
"Three Women Artists/Three Versions of the Body: Jenny Saville, Louise Bourgeois, Miwa Yanagi"
10:30-12:00 Session A (House Chambers, session chair: Dr. Carol Gould)
Peg Brand, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
"Mistaking Monstrous Beauty: ORLAN’s Virtual Beauty"
Rachel Hurst, St. Francis Xavier University
"Love and Sex Forged In Silicone: Amber Hawk Swanson, Femininity and Synthetic Embodiment"
Emily Newman, St. Cloud State University and City University of New York
"I just got to change: Faith Ringgold, Oprah Winfrey and the Plight of the Black Female Body in the Late 1980s"
10:30-12:00 Session B (Live Oak, session chair: Dr. Nora Erro-Peralta)
Jennifer Shaw, Indiana University
"Unsettled Bodies and Embodied Vision: Dorothea Tanning’s Prismatic Works of the 1950s"
Jennifer Sudul, New York University
"Cattle, Colanders and Cathedrals: Niki de Saint Phalle’s Women"
Elizabeth Adan, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
"Between the Body and the Image in the Work of Francesca Woodman"
12:00-1:30 Break for Lunch
1:30-2:50 Session A (House Chambers, session chair: Dr. Michael Horswell)
Elise Archias, California State University, Chico
"Everyday Sex in Schneemann’s Concretions"
Laini Burton, Griffith University, Queensland
"Pipilotti Rist’s Metaphoric Body: Pour Your Body Out (7354 Cubic Meters)"
Thorsten Botz-Bornstein, Gulf University, Kuwait
"The New Woman: From the Stigmatized Tattoo to Spatial Body Graffiti"
1:30-2:50 Session B (Live Oak, Session chair: Dr. Brian McConnell)
Jennifer Grayburn, University of Virginia
"Science and Social Influence in Medieval Gynecological Manuscripts and Images"
Ilenia Colon, University of Central Florida
"The Hyper-real Body: The Cristos Yacentes of Gregorio Fernández"
Ellery Foutch, University of Pennsylvania
"Embodying the Medium: Eugen Sandow and Bodybuilding as Sculpture"
3:00-4:50 Session A (House Chambers, session chair: Dr. Josephine Beoku-Betts)
Anna Schober, Verona University
"Concepts of ‘gender’ as triggers of artistic imagination"
Dawn Leach, University Oldenburg and the Academy of Fine Art, Düsseldorf
"Body Pieces by Nan Hoover: Sublation of Gender"
Raphael Cuir, independent scholar
"Know Thyself ,’ Art and Anatomy : A Discontinued History"
3:00-4:00 Session B (Live Oak, session chair: Dr. Jane Caputi)
Michelle Meagher, University of Alberta
"Suzy Lake: Self Presentation and the Aging Artist’s Body."
Virginia Raguin, College of the Holy Cross
"Kiki Smith’s and Judith Schaechter’s Bodies on Glass"
5:00-6:00 ORLAN (House Chambers)
"This is my body, this is my software : Between Western and Non-Western Culture"
6:30 Opening Reception
Friday, December 3rd, 2010
9:00-10:00 Session A (AH 205, session chair: Dr. Wenying Xu)
Robin Veder, Pennsylvania State University
"Georgia O’Keeffe, Ida Rolf, and Muscle Memory"
Pradeep A. Dhillon, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
"Imaging Critique: Amrita Sher-Gil on Paul Gauguin’s Body Exotic"
9:00-10:00 Session B (CU 119, session chair: Dr. Wendy Hinshaw)
Lori Beavis, Concordia University, Montreal
"Sexy Indians: An examination of Native Sexual Identity in the work of contemporary Native Canadian artists"
Karen A. Stock, Winthrop University
"Somatic Cartography: The work of Susan Harbage Page"
11:00-12:00 ORLAN exhibition walk-through for students
* Linda Nochlin is bedridden with bronchitis. Dr. Richard Shusterman will present "Somatic Style" during this time slot.