Conference: PAA at CAA: Call for 2013 session proposals, deadline August 1, 2011

Pacific Arts Association
Call for 2013 Session Proposals
Deadline: August 1, 2011

The Pacific Arts Association (PAA) welcomes session proposals for presentation at the College Art Association (CAA) Annual Conference in New York from 13-16 February 2013. 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 and to also look at CAA’s proposal submission process via

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 August 1st deadline.

Proposal Submission Guidelines
Session chairs must be members of both PAA and CAA.
Please electronically submit an abstract of your session proposal and a CV for you and your co-chair (if applicable) to both Stacy Kamehiro at and Bernida Webb-Binder at
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 1st deadline.

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. 

PDF of Call for Proposals attached.

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