The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) is pleased to welcome SECAC (The Southeaster College Art Conference) 2013 to Greensboro for its 69th annual meeting from October 30 to November 2, 2013.
Following enthusiasm for the topic of the market in recent years, the follow panel has been organized by Dr. Elizabeth Perrill of UNCG. Methodological discussions are particularly encouraged. This panel is intended to encourage a sense of dialog surrounding ways of practicing field-work and research. Established art historians, advanced graduate students and scholars from fields beyond art history are all encouraged to apply.
Africa in the Marketplace: A Multidisciplinary Approach
Over the past three years the market has, once again, become a focus of interest in the African Art History scholarly community. The 2011 Arts Council of the African Studies Association conference topic was Africa and Its Diasporas in the Market Place: Cultural Resources and the Global Economy. A the 2012 African Studies Association a double panel focused on “Africa in the Market: The circulation of African Art in the 20th and 21st Centuries.” This panel asks if there are intersections with disciplines beyond art history that might enrich the methodologies of inquiry currently employed. Art historians and/or scholars of other fields, including but not exclusive to development studies, economics, anthropology, sociology, statistics, museum studies, or gender studies, are encouraged to propose papers discussing their methodological approaches to the circulation of African art in the global marketplace.
Registration is open and paper submission materials will soon be available via the following website. All proposals must go through the conference portal:
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