American Art in a Global Context Symposium Playlist

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    Symposium: "American Art in a Global Context"
    Thursday, September 28, 2006
    Session I: Looking for the Big Picture

    Introduction: Cynthia Mills, Smithsonian American Art Museum
    Moderator: Wanda M. Corn, Stanford University

    Angela Miller, Washington University, "The Global Turn in American Art"
    Winfried Fluck, Freie Universität Berlin, "Narratives about American Art: A View from Abroad"
    Chon Noriega, University of California, Los Angeles, "A Ver: Revisioning Art History"
    Margo Machida, University of Connecticut, "The Global Within: Dialogism and Asian American Art"

    This three-day symposium looked at American art in a global context—from circum-Atlantic migrations in the eighteenth century to European training and travel in the late nineteenth century; from the export of U.S. culture and media in the twentieth century to the impact of immigration and globalization on the nation's visual arts in the new millennium.