UCP has a strong program Art program and several of our authors are participating in the 2022 virtual meeting of the California Art Association. Hear from our authors, check-out the latest titles from our art list, and connect with our Art Editor, Archna Patel.

Sessions Featuring our Authors

Caroline Riley, author of forthcoming book, MoMA Goes to Paris in 1938

Thursday, February 17, 7:00AM CST: Images as Weapons and Women Photojournalists During World War II

Caroline M. Riley is Research Associate in the Department of Art and Art History at the University of California, Davis.

Karen Mary Davalos, editorial board member of Latin American and Latinx Visual Culture, and co-author of forthcoming book, Self Help Graphics

Thursday, February 17, 7:00AM CST: Latinx Bodies: Presence/absence and representation (Part 1)

Karen Mary Davalos is Professor of Chicano and Latino Studies at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. She is author of Chicana/o Remix: Art and Errata Since the Sixites.

Shana Klein, author of The Fruits of Empire

Thursday, February 17, 2:00PM CST: Distinguished Scholar Session Honoring Kirsten P. Buick

Shana Klein is Assistant Professor of Art History at Kent State University. She is the recipient of several research fellowships from the Smithsonian American Art Museum, American Council of Learned Societies, Henry Luce Foundation, and Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, among others.

Shipu Wang, author of Chiura Obata: An American Modern

Thursday, February 17, 2:30PM CST: Representations of Asian Communities

ShiPu Wang is Professor of Art History and Visual Culture, Founding Faculty of the Global Arts Studies Program, and Founding Director of UCM Art Gallery at the University of California, Merced. He is the author of Becoming American? The Art and Identity Crisis of Yasuo Kuniyoshi, and The Other American Moderns: Matsura, Ishigaki, Noda, Hayakawa

Trisha Lagaso Goldberg, co-editor of the exhibit catalog, Carlos Villa: Worlds in Collision

Saturday, February 19, 9:00AM CST: Carlos Villa: Worlds in Collision

Trisha Lagaso Goldberg is an artist, arts administrator, and curator who previously co-curated a project with Villa entitled Sino Ka? Ano Ka?: San Francisco Babaylan for San Francisco State University and the Museo Ng Maynila in 1998.

Jordana Saggese, author of The Jean-Michel Basquiat Reader: Writings, Interviews, and Critical Responses

Thursday, March 3rd, 12:30pm CST: Blackness and the Ashcan School

Jordana Moore Saggese is an associate professor of American art and the former Editor-in-Chief of Art Journal. As an internationally recognized expert on the work of Jean-Michel Basquiat, she has published two books on his life and work – Reading Basquiat: Exploring Ambivalence in American Art and The Jean-Michel Basquiat Reader: Writings, Interviews and Critical Responses. Her essays on race and contemporary culture have been published in journals such as Artforum, Nka, and The International Review of African American Art. She has written essays for Khan Academy and Ted-Ed, and is a frequent speaker at

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This post is published as part of our blog series for the annual conference of the College Art Association, which is happening virtually from February 16-19, and March 3-5, 2022. We encourage you to share using the hashtag #caa2022.