Practicing American Art History

 December 14 - 15, 2007

This colloquium brought together a group of scholars of American art at all stages of their careers to talk about what it means to be a historian of American art in the twenty-first century. Capitalizing on the Clark's collections and its scholarly resources, this colloquium was convened by Jennifer Greenhill (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign School of Art and Design), Guy Jordan (Western Kentucky University), Jason LaFountain (Harvard University), and Dorothy Moss (University of Delaware).

Participants included: C. Ondine Chavoya, Williams College; Susan Hollis Clayson, Northwestern University;  Rachel Ziady DeLue, Princeton University; Marcelline Delbecq, artist, Paris, France; Darby English, University of Chicago; Rhonda Goodman, Stanford University; Johnathan D. Katz, independent scholar and 2007-2008 Clark/Oakley Fellow; Michael Leja, University of Pennsylvania; Margaretta Lovell, University of California, Berkeley; David Lubin, Wake Forest University; Susan Power, Université de Paris I, Panthéon-Sorbonne, Paris, France; Nancy Mowll Mathews, Williams College Museum of Art; Jennifer Roberts, Harvard University, Sackler Museum and Clark Fellow; Marc Simpson, Williams College Graduate Program in the History of Art and the Clark and Bryan Wolf Stanford University