IDSVA at PACT

We are pleased to announce five IDSVA students and one faculty member presenting at the annual meeting of the Pacific Association for the Continental Tradition (PACT), Yosemite Valley, CA, October 4 - 7, 2018.

PACT presenters
Clockwise from top left: Angelalynn Dunlop, Gabriel Reed, Jennifer Rissler, Christopher Yates, Keren Moscovitch, Jeff Siemers

Gabriel Reed, PhD Candidate

Paper: "(Re)Thinking Ceramics in the West: The Elemental Imagination of California Clay Culture in Peter Voulkos' Mudworks"

Jennifer Rissler, PhD Candidate

Paper: "California Dreamin'? Post-Studio as Modernity's Missing (Interventionist) Archive"

Angelalynn Dunlop, PhD Candidate

Paper: "Becoming Rock: How the Rock-Climbing Community Articulates new Forms of Thinking through Body and Geology"

Jeff Siemers, PhD Candidate

Chairing Session:"Walking, Hiking, and Climbing in the West"

Keren Moscovitch, PhD Candidate

Paper: "Queering the Pacific: Postcolonial Intimacy in Joseph Maida's 'Hula Kahiko Kane'"

Christopher Yates, Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Art Theory

Paper: "Sehnsucht and its Irreducible Remainder in Wallace Stegner's West"