Elected to the National Advisory Board for the National Museum of Women in the Arts. She will attend her first board meeting in Washington, DC, in April 2018.
Participated in a panel at the College Art Association (CAA) conference in a session titled “Digital Humanities in the Classroom: An Exchange.” She discussed “Changing Pedagogy and the Unexpected: Mapping the Classroom of the Future" February, 2016
Paper: “Gone in a Flash, the camera as a tool for making graffiti” at the PhotoHistory/PhotoFuture Conference at The Rochester Institute of Technology. April, 2018
Appointed to the position of Lead Researcher and Archivist for the Estate of Michael Brewster. Brewster was a sonic artist active between 1970-2016. His work is in the Guggenheim as well as the Panza Collection in Milan, Italy.
Presented paper “Place-Produced Thought and the Agency of Place” as part of the Regionalist Globalism: Considering the Process of Locality panel, at the 2016 SECAC Conference, Roanoke, VA Oct 19-22, 2016
Presented paper, "Place-Produced Thought: The Agency of Place and the Co-Production of Knowledge in Heidegger, Baudrillard, and Others" at the Pacific Association for the Continental Tradition, The Sitka Institute, Sitka, AK, 2016
Elected to the Board of the Kansas Association of Community Foundations (KACF), December2017
Paper: “The Dialogical Museum: Authority and Answerability in a Multicultural World” for the Tenth International Conference on the Inclusive Museum. Manchester Museum, Manchester, UK. September 15-17, 2017
Invited to a month-long postdoctoral residential intensive in South India sponsored by the Indian Council of Philosophical Research and the Center for Phenomenological Studies, September - November 2017.
Currently pursing a Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, in hopes of using Existential Therapy in concert with her PhD to assist clients in addressing issues of wellness, creative freedom, relationship navigation, and academic underachievement.
Exhibition, Recent Paintings, on view at Biotek Industries, May 2015
Currently organizing a traveling exhibition of her Women and Power series to show at independent bookstores and libraries nationally. The first show runs Feb 23 - April 6th at the Chatham Bookstore on Main St. in Chatham, NY (catalog to accompany the exhibitions forthcoming).
Paper: “Toward a Theory of Optimism” at the Beverly salon in September 2018. Her article, “The Future Imperfect” will be published in the upcoming annual journal of the Beverly salon, Beverly Philosophy Journal. Vol 1. (Title to come)
Chapter included in the forthcoming book, Social Practice Art in Turbulent Times: The Revolution Will Be Live. This book will be part of the Routledge Research in Art and Politics series, to be published in 2019. Dunn’s chapter entitled, “Street Art, Political Activism, and Surveillance” looks at international, anonymous street artists who promote their artivist work through social media.
Paper: "Political Street Art in the Trump Era," and chair panel, "Art in the Age of Surveillance." SECAC Annual Conference, Columbus, OH, October 2017
Presented paper, "Display Holography in Art Practice: An Exploration of Interference," The Image Conference, University of California at Berkeley, October 29-30, 2015
Presented paper “The Interference of Art” Crossing Boundaries: Inclusion, Exclusion, Marginalization and the Hegemonic Making of Societies of Difference, Masaryk University, Czech Republic, Sept. 13, 2014
Awarded the Summer Study Grant for Affiliate Faculty, Loyola University in Maryland, 2015
Presented paper, "'Nothing to be Afraid of": Stan Brakhage's The Act of Seeing With One's Own Eyes" in the panel: "Death in Contemporary Visual Art" at Southeastern College Art Conference (SECAC), October 21-24, 2015, Pittsburgh, PA
Chair of Panel: "AMBUSHED: Pussy Grabs Back, Ya'll: Female Exhibitionism in Art and Performance," at SECAC in Birmingham, Alabama. October 2018
Chair of Panel: "Between Us: Aesthetic Experience as Care” and will present paper "Care-full: Love in the Photography of Vivian Meyer,” at the 10th Annual Dialogic Conference in Braga, Portugal at the University of Minho. June 2018
Paper: "Closely Listening: conversation as aesthetic event," at the 73rd Annual SECAC Conference, Columbus, OH, October 25-28, 2017
Paper: "Feasting Thought: Origin of Love in a Work of Art"(was read by Chris Yates) at Pacific Association for the Continental Tradition Conference (PACT) 7th annual meeting, Seattle University, September 24-26, 2015, Seattle, WA