HGSCEA at CAA 2020 Chicago

HGSCEA’s sponsored session, “A Foreign Eye: Photography, Women, and Global Encounters in the Twentieth Century,” organized by Jordan Troeller and Hyewon Yoon 

https://caa.confex.com/caa/2020/meetingapp.cgi/Session/4741

Wednesday, February 12, from 10:30 to 12:00, Williford B (Hilton, 3rd Floor)


Kara Charles Felt (National Gallery of Art), “Alice Schalek: Finding the Neue Frau in 1920s Japan”

Alyssa Bralower (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), “The Making of a Zionist City: Ellen Auerbach’s Short Film Tel Aviv, 1933-36”

Kim D. Sichel (Boston University), “German Typologies Confront French Immersion in Africa: The Ethnographic Photographs of Lotte Errell, Ilse Steinhoff, Thérèse Rivière, and Germaine Tillion”

Elisaveta Dvorakk (Humboldt University), “Annemarie Schwarzenbach’s Photographic Reports in Afghanistan, 1939-40: The Strategy of Metonymy in the Context of Contemporary ‘Orient Photography’


The Annual Business Meeting this year will take place at CAA’s annual conference in Chicago on Wednesday, February 12, from 12:30 to 1:30 pm in Williford A at the Hilton.


Special viewing in the Department of Prints and Drawings at the AIC on Thursday morning at 10:30 a.m. organized by Jay Clarke, Curator of Prints and Drawings at the Art Institute of Chicago and a former HGSCEA officer. She will pull out some “greatest hits” prints and drawings from the AIC’s holdings of Scandinavian, German, and Central European art for viewing and discussion. The room can accommodate around 20 people so RSVP to Jay (jclarke@artic.edu) if you would like to take part. The sign up will be first come, first served.


HGSCEA’s annual dinner-reception, complimentary to members. This year the dinner will take place on Thursday, February 13, from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at Bistronomic (840 N. Wabash Ave). If you plan to attend, RSVP to me (vandykej@missouri.edu) by 5 February.