APS and print-related panels at CAA 2024

APS is sponsoring a session at the CAA Annual Convention 2024 in Chicago from 14–17 February, 2024.
Check out our session as well as other print-related papers and panels (all times below are in CST).
Visit this link for the full conference program.

‘La main outillée attaque. Elle a le geste hostile’: The Notion of Violence in Printmaking”
University College London Hilton Chicago – Lower Level – Salon C-6
Thursday February 15, 2024. 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Chaired by Anastasia Belyaeva (University of Geneva) and Roman Grigoryev (Hebrew University at Jerusalem)
– Thomas Brown, “Famine Described, but not Engraved: News, Hunger and the Siege of La Rochelle”
– Erin Duncan-O’Neill, “Sculpting, Carving, Severing: Honoré Daumier’s Lithographic Portraits”
– Cora Chalaby, “A Slice of the Stone Itself: Cutting Through Process and Identity in Helen Frankenthaler’s Prints”

Print-related sessions and papers

* If we missed a session or a paper, please email info@printscholars.org and we will add it to the list.

Wednesday, February 14:

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Talk: Emmanouela Kyriakopoulou, “Depicting and Perceiving Personal Responsibility: Cattle Plague Through a Dutch Catchpenny Print”

Talk: Stephanie Grimes, “What are pictures saying? How a close study of reproductions could inform future technology practices”

4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Talk: Marina M. Alvarez, “‘Educar es Redimir’: La Maestra Rural, Education, and Nation in Taller de Gráfica Popular Prints”

Session: “Science, Sound, Imaging, and Art”

Talk: Emmanuel Ramos-Barajas, “Montage and Authenticity in the Mexican Mise-en-scène”

Talk: Julie James, “Clothing as Cartography of Culture: European Costume Books and Japanese Namban Screens”

Session: “Never Submit!”

Thursday, February 15:

9:00 am – 10:30 am

APS-sponsored session: “‘La main outillée attaque. Elle a le geste hostile’: The Notion of Violence in Printmaking”


Session: “Alexander Archipenko in Chicago: New Research”

Talk: Maggie E. Mansfield, “Elevating Illustrated Books: Dutch Depictions of Indian Culture”

Talk: Allyson Packer, “Chronicles of the Present: Artist Books with Appropriated Imagery”

11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Session: “Print on Demand:Evolving Tools for the Creation and Distribution of Activist and Extremist Printed Ephemera”

Talk: M. Genevieve Hitchings, “Seeing the Invisible through Illustration”

Talk: Zanna Gilbert, “Ruth Wolf-Rehfeldt’s Ambiguous Authorship”

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Talk: Shirin Sadjadpour, “From Prisoners to Printmakers: The ‘Lagerdruckerei’ and Visualizing German Identity at Bandō POW Camp, 1917-1919”

Talk: Michelle Donnelly, “Regroundings: Matsusaburo ‘George’ Hibi’s Prints of the Topaz Incarceration Camp”

Talk: Sally Clegg, “The Benign Bunny: Arnold Print Work as Precursor to Print on Demand”

Session: “The Transcultural Circulation of Illustrated Books (1500-1950)”

Talk: Bryan Johnson, “Posters that Sing”

Talk: Alexandra L. Courtois de Viçose, “Jean Veber and the Subversion of the Monstrous in Fin-de-siècle France”

Talk: Kay Wells, “Publishing the Index of American Design, 1950-2002”

Talk: Sarah S. Archino, “Looking at the Pictures: Using Art History to Teach Visual Literacy Across the Curriculum”

Talk: Max Boersma, “Tangibilities and Intangibilities of the Paper Pattern”

4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Talk: Cooper Stiglitz, “Distorted Landscapes: The Bleeding Colors of Matthew Brandt’s Chromogenic Prints”

Session: “Critical Conversations and Incredible Book Works: An Examination of History, Canon and Critical Analysis in the Field of Artist Books”

Talk: Sabrina de Turk, “‘How did Queen Johanna of Naples read her bible?’: Understanding the uses of the Bible of Naples (Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, Français 9561)”

Talk: Michel Flores Tavizón, “Exploring Nepantla at the Matamoros-Brownsville Border through Art” 

Talk: Danielle Jean Stewart, “Subverting the National Sciences: Paulino and Palma’s Contemporary Revisitations of 19th-Century Scientific Illustration” 

Friday, February 16:

9:00 am – 10:30 am

Session: “Wood: Medium Specificity in the Global Early Modern Period”

Talk: Theresa A. Leininger-Miller, “‘Pullman Porter Blues’: Black Sleeping Car Attendants in Illustrated Street Music, 1880-1925”

Talk: Ciril Horjak, “The Case of Slovenian Caricaturist Hinko Smrekar’s Catalogue Raisonné”

11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Talk: Marina Wells, “Losing Time: Whaling Rendered in Contemporary Print, Clay, and Plastic”

Session: “Disaster! Trouble in Eighteenth-Century Art”

Talk: Weitian Yan, “Su Shi’s Inkstone Inscriptions: Celestial Imagination and Object Design”

Talk: Theo Triandos, “Notes on the Insert: Censorship, In/tolerance, and the Repression of Sexuality–Today”

Session: “Beyond the Shutter: The Art of Photographic Manipulations and Masterialities” 

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Talk: Lauren M. Freese, “‘Taming the Wild Blueberry’: Colonizing Plant Knowledge in the USDA Pomological Illustrations”

Session: “Art that Illustrates Philosophy: Author Meets Critics”

4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Talk: Andrei O Pop, “Hannah Humphrey’s Enterprise: A Woman Printer and the Invention of Hand-Colored Caricatures”

Session: “Illustrating Research, Illustrating History: The Role of Archival and Historical Research in Illustration Practices”

Talk: Indira Bailey, “Shaping History within Black Art Production: Examining the Politics of Identity in Jackie Ormes’ Artwork”

Talk: Gwyneth Jane Shanks, “a haunted botany”

Saturday, February 17: 

9:00 am – 10:30 am

Talk: Wenqi Zhu, “China in French Colored Illustrated Newspapers, 1850-1937”

Talk: Johann Le Guelte, “Seeing through the Colonial Lens: New Modes of Propaganda and the Interwar Creation of a French Visual Empire”

11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Talk: Tiffany Beres, “Ancient Bronze, Woodblock Print Catalogs, and Soft-Shell Inlay: Intermediality in the Art Institute of Chicago’s Lacquer Dishes with Bogu Designs”

Session: “Hangul Project: Exploring Intercultural Visual Dialogues between Korean and English”

Session: “Medieval Ritual Representations: Model of or for?”

Talk: Amanda Brian, “Illustrating Children’s Heath Care in Late 19th-Century Europe”

2:30 am – 4:00 pm

Session: “Crossroads of Visual Expression: Printing, Typography, and Tribal Traditions”

Session: “Frames of Conflict: Art, Photography, and Print Media in the Second Sino-Japanese War and the Cold War”

Talk: Quincy Ngan, “Printing the Painted Skin: The Danger of Painting Colors”

4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Talk: Asia Adomanis, “Beyond Hybridity: Calligraphic Abstraction and Legibility in Seong Moy’s Inscription of T’Chao Pae II (1952)”

Session: “Unnatural Disasters in the Long 19th Century”

Talk: Karina Simonson, “Representations of China in Soviet Lithuanian Children’s Visual Culture”

Talk: Colette Gaiter, “Injustice Illustrated, Justice Served”

Talk: Amy M. Mooney, “Elisions and Speculations: Chicago’s African American Studio Photographers”