PAA XI International Symposium August 6-9, 2013

PAA XI INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM
AUGUST 6-9, 2013
MUSEUM OF ANTHROPOLOGY, 
UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
VANCOUVER, BC


PACIFIC INTERSECTIONS AND CROSS-CURRENTS: UNCHARTED HISTORIES AND FUTURE TRENDS

Intersections (land-based) and cross-currents (water and air based) are migratory spaces of confluence and exchange.  They are spaces where consideration can be given to where we have come from and what directions we might take, where histories, written and unwritten, visual and intangible, reside alongside new possibilities for contemporary cultural practice.  They are also uncertain spaces, where creativity and our understandings of identity and place may be strengthened or transformed—and where new narratives can be created. This conference is an opportunity for contemporary artists, cultural leaders, historians, museum and gallery curators, researchers, and collectors to engage in lively and creative dialogues that explore these migratory spaces in a spirit of true enquiry.  Among the topics to be addressed will be Pacific connections to the First Nations.

The PAA XI International Symposium is hosted by the UBC Museum of Anthropology, situated on the unceded territory of the Musqueam Indian band, British Columbia, Canada, in partnership with the Pacific Islands Museums Association (PIMA) and the Pacific Peoples Partnership (PPP).

Please direct symposium questions to: 
paa2013@moa.ubc.ca  

Registration is open. For hotel booking and further information please see links below.

UPDATE: Newly added information about transporation available. Please download the pdf "Arriving in Vancouver" below.

Symposium website at UBC
Program (download final program pdf attached below)
1-day post symposium tour
3-day post symposium tour
Registration
Accommodations
MOA at UBC
About the symposium logo, Manawanui

*The deadline to submit papers and applications for travel awards has passed. Please see attached flyers for archived information.

PACIFIC ARTS ASSOCIATION 2013-2016 
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE NOMINATIONS
FRIDAY, AUGUST 9, 2013


The Pacific Arts Association 
Executive Committee has submitted the following slate of nominations for open PAA Executive Committee positions:

President: Steven Hooper 
Vice-President, Chair, Europe: nominee is the new chair of the Europe chapter : Wonu Veys
Vice-President, Chair, Pacific: Tarisi Vunidilo
Vice-President, Chair, North America: Carol Mayer 
Treasurer (Interim): Tobias Sperlich
Secretary: Maia Jessop-Nuku

As per the Association bylaws, nominations are also accepted from the general membership on the floor of the PAA Members' General Business Meeting. The vote for 2013-2016 positions will take place at the upcoming meeting on Friday, August 9th, during the PAA XI International Symposium in Vancouver, BC.

 

 

 

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11th PAA International Symposium.pdf70.65 KB
11th PAA International Symposium (French).pdf73.97 KB
PAA 2013 Registration Form.pdf343.28 KB
PAA 2013 Accommodations.pdf241 KB
PAA TRAVEL AWARD info editable.pdf245.69 KB
AboutManawanui.pdf103.21 KB
PostSymposiumTour1.pdf38.38 KB
PostSymposiumTour2.pdf146.04 KB
PAA Final Program 073013.pdf585.26 KB
Arriving in Vancouver.pdf45.16 KB
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