Pacific Arts Association is an affiliate society of College Art Association. As a benefit of this affiliation, PAA hosts a session of papers at the annual CAA conference, this year held in Chicago, Illinois. The topic of the 2010 PAA at CAA Affiliated Society Full Session will be Views from the Continent: Art and the U.S. Pacific Diaspora; the topic of the Affiliated Society Special Session will be Visual Histories in and of Polynesia.For more information about PAA at CAA in 2010, please visit Current PAA at CAA. read more »
Ancient and Modern: Exhibiting the Past in the Present, A symposium with Professor Nelson Graburn
Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology
Thursday, March 18, 2010
This symposium will examine issues involved in displaying and caring for historical and contemporary ethnographic material. The keynote speaker is Nelson Graburn, Professor Emeritus at the University of California at Berkeley and Curator of North American Ethnology at the Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology. read more »
First call for papers: Making Things: Museum Ethnographers' Group Annual UK Conference 2010
Monday and Tuesday, April 12-13, 2010
Museum of English Rural Life, University of Reading
The closing date for submissions and abstracts is Friday January 15, 2010. read more »
TRANSFORMING CULTURE IN DIGITAL AGE: Call for papers
Tartu, Estonia, 14-16 April, 2010
Deadline for abstracts: November 23, 2009.
Deadline for acceptance information: December 14, 2009.
Deadline for submitting the completed full-papers (approx 4000 words): March 1, 2010. read more »
Header photos (left to right): Performance by Te Pua O Feani, July 21, 2005; Children's Story (Water Dreaming of Two Children), Johnny Warangkula Tjupurrula, acrylic on composition board, 1972; IL IAMB NAI? POMBRAL MOLGA KUNDUL AL? WHO IS THIS PERSON? BLACK OR WHITE? Performance by Michael Mel, April 28, 2007. Rotator photos (numbers one through four): Fiji Project gathering in front of a Masi Kesa from the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology at Cambridge University, Re-presenting Pacific Art. Edited by Karen Stevenson and Virginia-Lee Webb, Australia: Crawford House Publishing, 2010, Dan Taulapapa McMillin, 'O Taulaitu, Acrylic transfer collage and oil paint on canvas, 2012, PAA 11th International Symposium at the University of British Columbia, 2013.