SHERA at CAA: Business Meeting, NYPL Visit, Panels of Interest

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Please note the following SHERA events at CAA:

Our CAA business meeting this year will be on Zoom. Please join us on Wednesday Feb 15, at 11 am EST:

(If you have any new business that you would like added to the agenda, please let me know at

Visit to the New York Public Library: 

Margaret Samu and Bogdan Horbal, Curator for Slavic and East European Collections, have generously organized a visit to the NYPL on Friday 17 February 2023, at 1.30 PM. Please RSVP to by end of day Wednesday, February 1st. This is an off-site visit, open to anyone participating in CAA, or any SHERA member in the area who would like to join in. 

Learn about the collections and their history

See the landmark building

Find out about access to research materials

Learn about research fellowships offered by the NYPL

There will also be an informal get-together (location TBD) for SHERA members and affiliates after this year's SHERA-sponsored panel, What is Eastern European Art? (Friday, February 17, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM).


With all best wishes,

Aglaya Glebova, SHERA President 2023


SHERA Panels of Interest, CAA 2023

The list below is not exhaustive, but hopefully captures the majority of the panels of interest to society members. 


SHERA-sponsored Panel:

Friday, February 17, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

What is Eastern European Art?


Wednesday, February 15, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Women Artists in Postwar Europe: Technology, Media, Intermedia


In the Penal Colony: Art and Incarceration


Thursday, February 16,  11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Folk Fantasies: Exploring Folk Modernisms in Interwar Central Europe


Resistance Aesthetics in the Age of Empire: Past and Present


Thursday, February 16,  2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Portraits of Big Brother in Funhouse Mirrors: Testimonies of Dissident Artists and Art Movements of the Soviet and Post-Soviet Bloc


Bodies and Borders: Dispossession, Migration, and Global Art 


Thursday, February 16, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

East European Art Between the Periphery and the Core: Narratives of the Local, National, and the Global


Friday, February 17, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM (virtual)

The Aesthetics of Resistance: Artists Respond to Armed Conflict at Home 


Friday, February 17, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM (virtual)

The Symbolist Imagination: Art, Literature, and Music in Symbolism and Decadence


Saturday, February 18  9:00 AM - 10.30 AM

Global Solidarities: Contemporary Art and Internationalism


The Art of Walking


Saturday, February 18  11:00 AM - 12.30 PM

Toward a Global Theory of the Socialist Amateur: Collective Pedagogies, Nonaligned Modernism, and Postsocialist Legacies in China, Yugoslavia, and India


Saturday, February 18  2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Walking with the Enemy: Subversive Mimicry in the (Post)Socialist, Postcolonial, and Post-Truth Eras