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CAA 2009 Conference
Three Visual Arts professors present at CAA 2009
Wednesday, February 25th, 2009 //
Los Angeles, California

Three Visual Arts faculty will be presenting talks during the 97th annual College Art Association Conference, being held in Los Angeles, California from February 25 - 28; it is the world's largest international forum for professionals in the visual arts.

Professor Preminda Jacob has been invited to present two talks. The first is titled Theorizing Street Graphics in South Asia and is part of the panel presentation (South) Asia in Art History and Art History in (South) Asia. Her second talk is titled Spectres in Storage: The Colonial Legacy of Art Museums and will be presented as part of the New Thoughts on Teaching Museum Ethics panel.

Professor James Smalls will present a talk entitled Racial Antics in Late Ninteenth-Century France as part of the panel presentation Blacks and Blackness in European Visual Culture of the Long Nineteenth Century.

Professor Peggy Re's talk will be The Political Symbolism of Contemporary American Textiles Shown in the Smithsonian's 1951-1952 Traveling Exhibition Program, as part of the Design Studies Forum.