A Symposium on Writing about Art by Indigenous Peoples of the Americas
virtual | February 27 & 28, 2021
These are in the process of being developed and finalized. Titles are tentative.
- heather ahtone, PhD (Choctaw Nation/Chickasaw), senior curator at the First Americans Museum, keynote address, February 27
- Adrienne Lallis Hills (Wyandotte Nation), “The Nuts and Bolts of Exhibition Text,” February 28
- America Meredith (Cherokee Nation), “Tribal Affiliations in Art Writing”
- Nancy Marie Mithlo, PhD (Chiricahua Apache), “Native Arts Scholarship: How-to, What and Why?,” February 27
- “Criticism of Indigenous Art of the Americas”
America Meredith (Cherokee Nation); RoseMary Diaz (Santa Clara Pueblo); Stacy Pratt, PhD (Mvskoke); Marina Tyquiengco (CHamoru)
- “Finding Balance in Dialogue: Writer and Artist and Art Writer Relationships”
Melissa Melero-Moose (Northern Paiute/Modoc); Michelle J. Lanteri; Nanette Kelley (Osage Nation/Cherokee Nation); Gloria Bell, PhD (Métis), moderator
- “Walking the Line: Reaching Art World Insiders and the General Public”
Andrea L. Ferber, PhD; Denise Neil, PhD (Delaware Tribe/Cherokee Nation); Tahnee Ahtoneharjo-Growingthunder (Kiowa/Seminole/Mvskoki); Matthew Ryan Smith, PhD
Followed by open forums in which audience members can ask any questions.