The University of Tulsa to Host 22nd Annual Oklahoma Conference of Art Historians

Monday, February 20, 2012

The University of Tulsa is hosting the 22nd Annual Oklahoma Conference of Art Historians on Saturday, March 3, 2012. Professors, students, museum professionals, and others in related fields from Oklahoma and Arkansas will be presenting papers on a variety of art-historical topics.

The event runs from 9 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. in 211 Phillips Hall and is open to the public.  Registration fees are $5 for students and $10 for non students. Lunch will be provided.

Registration and Coffee   9:00–9:30 a.m. 

Session 1   9:30–10:30 a.m.
Taryn E. L. Chubb, Assistant Professor, East Central University
"The Court of Alfonso V and the Development of the Iconography of St. Vincent Ferrer "

Margaret Flansburg, Emeritus, University of Central Oklahoma
"The Crucifixion Fresco in Boston MFA and the Meditationes Vite Christe of Pseudo-Bonavaventura "

Session 2   10:45–12:15 p.m.
Elizabeth Owen, undergraduate student, University of Arkansas
"When In Rome, a Thematic Essay on John Singleton Copley’s Mr. & Mrs. Ralph Izard, 1775 "

Caroline Jean Fernald, graduate student, University of Oklahoma 
"Native Americans, National Parks and the Promotion of the Railroads "

Susan M. Dixon, Associate Professor, University of Tulsa 
"Selling Ancient Rome to America"

Lunch 12:15–1:30 p.m. and OCAH Business Meeting

Session 3   1:30–2:30 p.m.
Mike McKeon, Associate Professor, Rogers State University
"The Theological Significance of Chiaroscuro in Michelangelo Caravaggio’s The Incredulity of Saint Thomas "

Dawn St. Clare, graduate student, University of Oklahoma 
"The Genesis of Imagery of the Flying Witch  "

Session 4   2:45–4:15 p.m.
Todd C. Parker, Assistant Professor, Southwestern Oklahoma State University
"A Modern Proportion: Dynamic Symmetry in Minimalism "

Greg Butchello, undergraduate student, University of Tulsa
"Interactivity: Art and Meaning in the Spaces between People "

Netha Cloeter, graduate student, University of Oklahoma
"Taking Making Photos on and off the Rez: Polemics and Practices of Looking in Aaron Huey’s Pine Ridge Photographs"


Kirsten Olds