Schedule of Panels

Friday, January 3, 2020
Panel Presentations A

9:30–10:30 a.m.
Ace Hotel, New Orleans

PANEL 1: DINING ROOM
Land Loss: Interregional Collaboration
Michele Burgess, Director, Brighton Press
Martha Serpas, Professor of English, University of Houston

PANEL 2: GREEN ROOM
Holding Still and Holding Space: Book Arts as Mental Health Intervention

Lorin Smith, Independent Artist

Creating Connections and Empathy through Storytelling
Myda Iamaceli, Assistant Professor of Graphic Design, University of West Georgia

Feminisms of the Upper Air
Janelle Rebel, Digital Curation and Special Collections Librarian, Ringling College of Art and Design

PANEL 3: MUSIC ROOM
Libraries and Archives Are Not Neutral: Recognizing and Repairing Bias

Katie Risseauw, Preservation Librarian, Northwestern University Libraries

Imploding the Library
Edwin Jager, Interim Associate Dean, College of Letters and Science, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

Can you also show us some of those artist books?: Book Arts-Based Instruction across the Disciplines
Cristina Fevretto, Head of Special Collections, University of Miami

PANEL 4: BARNETT
Installing the Codex

alea adigweme, MFA Student in Art, University of California Los Angeles
Lydia Diemer, Artist
Riley Hanick, Certificate Student, Center for the Book, University of Iowa
Betsy Hunt, Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota Duluth
Zach Moser, Artist

Panel Presentations B

3:00–4:30 p.m.
Ace Hotel, New Orleans

PANEL 1: DINING ROOM
Zines in the World of Book Arts
Amanda D'Amico, Senior Lecturer, The University of the Arts

Mining the Archives: Ethics of Republishing Radicalism
Emily Larned, Assistant Professor of Graphic Design, University of Connecticut

Private Pages Made Public
Megan Liberty, Art Books Section Editor, The Brooklyn Rail

PANEL 2: GREEN ROOM
Colophon, Catalog, Curation, and Community
Marnie Powers-Torrey, Managing Director, Book Arts Program & Red Butte Press, University of Utah
Ruth R. Rogers, Curator of Special Collections, Wellesley College Library
Beth Shoemaker, Rare Book Cataloger, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, & Rare Book Library, Emory University

PANEL 3: MUSIC ROOM
Nine to Ninety: Book Arts for All Ages
Tennille Shuster, Associate Professor of Graphic Design, Mercer University

(Book) Arts Build Community in Rural Regions
Melanie Mowinski, Professor, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

The Lively, Practical, Non-Academic World of Pop-Up Books
Shawn Sheehy, artist, educator, published author/creator

PANEL 4: BARNETT
Bridging Book and Film at the Intersection of Poetry and Typography
Warren Lehrer, Artist/Writer/Professor, SUNY Purchase + School of Visual Arts
Judith Poirier, Artist, Professor/Director of Graphic Design Department, École de design, Université du Québec à Montréal
Emily McVarish, Artist/Writer, Professor, California College of the Arts

Panel Presentations C

4:45–6:15 p.m.
Ace Hotel, New Orleans

PANEL 1: DINING ROOM
Hair + Book: Body Politics in Book Arts
Alisa Banks, Independent Artist
Diane Jacobs, Teaching Artist, Right Brain Initiative

PANEL 2: GREEN ROOM
Generative Measures: Teaching Research and Writing in Book Arts Courses
Ellen Sheffield, Instructor of Art, Kenyon College

Teaching Teachers the Book Arts: Adventures in a Masters in Education Program
Katherine Ruffin, Director of the Book Studies Program & Lecturer in Art, Wellesley College

Intersecting Spaces: Integrating Community-based Book Arts Instruction in the Undergrad Classroom
Jen Thomas, Book Arts Program Director, University of Richmond

PANEL 3: MUSIC ROOM
What Was Knowledge: Artist Books and Interventions
Michele Carlson, Associate Professor of Printmaking, George Washington University
LJ Roberts, Part-Time Faculty, Parsons School of Design
Vivian Sming, Independent Artist-Publisher

Saturday, January 4, 2020
Panel Presentations D

9:15–10:45 a.m.
Ace Hotel, New Orleans

PANEL 1: DINING ROOM
Reading Artist Books / Artists Reading Books
Woody Leslie, Independent Artist
AB Gorham, Director of Black Rock Press, The University of Nevada, Reno; Black Rock Press
HR Buechler, Independent Artist
MC Hyland, Lecturer in English Literature, New York University

PANEL 2: GREEN ROOM
Embracing Diverse Perspectives and Dissolving Barriers: How to Build an Inclusive Book Arts Community
Rachel Simmons, Professor of Art, Rollins College
Matt Runkle, Writer, cartoonist and book artist
Benjamin D. Rinehart, Associate Professor of Art, Lawrence University

PANEL 3: MUSIC ROOM
Casting a Wider Net: Focusing on Accessibility to Maximize Impact
Alison Milham, Independent Artist & Educator

Bricolage as an Intersection of Refugees, Entrepreneurship, and Book Arts
Becky Beamer, Assistant Professor, Art & Design, American University of Sharjah

Developing Artist Books in Context: Principles and Methods for an Inclusive Practice
Maria Rogal, Professor, Graphic Design, University of Florida

PANEL 4: BARNETT
The Cloistered Book
Alexandra Janezic, Book Artist

The Social Life of Objects: Bookbinding as Networking in the Life of Mary Louise Reynolds during the Surrealist Movement
April Sheridan, Special Collections Manager, Joan Flasch Artists' Book Collection/School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Ulises Carrión's “Margins, 1975”
Thomas Baldwin, Graduate Student, Hunter College, CUNY

Panel Presentations E

11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Ace Hotel, New Orleans

PANEL 1: DINING ROOM
The Future is Ephemeral: The Importance of Connecting Book Artists and Cultural Heritage Workers to Build Ephemeral Collections
Sarah Carter, Art, Architecture, and Design Librarian, Assistant Librarian, Indiana University
Courtney Becks, Librarian for African American Studies & Jewish Studies Bibliographer, Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Vaughan Hennen, Digital Design & Access Librarian, Dakota State University

PANEL 2: GREEN ROOM
Revisiting Efficacy: A Conversation about Friends, Peace, and Sanctuary (A Grant Funded Book Arts Project)
Suzanne Seesman, Artistic Director of Friends, Peace, and Sanctuary
Islam Aly, FPS Book Artist
Nora Elmarzouky, FPS Project Manager
Fadaa Ali, FPS Collaborator

PANEL 3: MUSIC ROOM
Roundtable: Adjunct Survival Guide
Jessica Peterson, Self-Employed Studio Artist

PANEL 4: BARNETT
#bookarts
Levi Sherman, Graphic Designer, University of Missouri
Leah Mackin, Leah Mackin, Victor Hammer Fellow/Full Time Faculty, Wells Book Arts Center at Wells College
Jessica Hoffman, Adjunct Instructor, Pratt Fine Arts Center and Seattle Central College; Co-owner and Press Operator, Paper Press Punch
Sarah Mottaghinejad, Founder of Editions and Book Arts Evangelist, Board Member of Seattle Print Arts

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