Upcoming PAA at CAA, 2016

Pacific Arts Association
Call for 2016 Session Proposals for College Art Association Annual Conference

Deadline: September 1, 2014

 The Pacific Arts Association (PAA) welcomes session proposals for presentation at the College Art Association (CAA) Annual Conference in Washington, D.C., from 3-6 February 2016.

PAA is interested in sponsoring a lively session that reflects an aspect of current thought, practice and research in Pacific art, architecture, theory and criticism, pedagogy, museum and curatorial practice, conservation, or developments in technology. Sessions will be chosen on the basis of its interest to PAA and its constituency as well as its relevance to the wider CAA constituency.

In the event that PAA selects your proposal, prospective session chairs are encouraged to familiarize themselves with PAA via www.pacificarts.org and to also look at CAA’s proposal submission process via http://collegeart.org/proposals/2016.

Proposal Submission Guidelines
Session chairs must be members of both PAA and CAA. Registration at the CAA Annual Conference is required.

Please electronically submit an abstract of your session proposal and a CV for you and your co-chair (if applicable) to both Stacy Kamehiro (kamehiro@ucsc.edu) and Bernida Webb-Binder at (baw78@cornell.edu). Please contact us electronically if you have any questions 

One proposal will be chosen for PAA sponsorship and the selected chair will receive a letter of support that he or she must submit electronically for consideration to the CAA Annual Conference Committee by its September 12, 2014, deadline.

Please note: Any session proposal can be submitted directly to CAA but only one will receive a letter of support from PAA for sponsorship and consideration and must be submitted to PAA first by its September 1, 2014, deadline.

CAA will make the final determination of the sessions for the Annual Conference and will send out a Call for Papers for the sessions in early 2015. 

The Pacific Arts Association, founded in 1978, is an international organization devoted to the study of all the arts of Oceania. PAA provides a forum for dialogue and awareness about Pacific art and culture. By connecting individuals and institutions around the world, PAA encourages greater cooperation among those who are involved with the creation, study, and exhibition of Pacific art. PAA is an affiliate society of the College Art Association, a professional organization whose members are committed to excellence in the practice, teaching, and research of and about art, art history, and related disciplines.