This year, we held a pair of roundtables, one on “Material” and the other on “Collective.” In the MC spirit, these write-ups were collectively written and assembled.
The Material Collective Plays with Food: Art and Activism at the 2017 College Art Association Meeting in New York
In advance of the Babel session “Counter-Productivity: Valuing Scholarly Processes,” we are conducting an anonymous survey of scholarly working processes.
Join the MC and the Medieval Institute for the Meta Session on “Medieval Originality,” revisiting issues from the 1st Kalamazoo!
Kalamazoo 49. The whirlwind, the inspiration, the dance. My face still hurts from smiling.
Here’s a handy list of the events at this year’s Kalamazoo that have MC connections.
Marian Bleeke’s inspired thoughts on some of the papers and ideas discussed at the recent conference held at Notre Dame.
The 2014 Annual Conference of the College Art Association didn’t feature any participation by the Material Collective as a group, but did feature quite a lot of discussion about issues of continuing interest to the Collective, particularly around materiality and objecthood.
Trees were in the New York air this spring—and not just in the form of pollen. City dwellers interested in things arboreal had any number of opportunities to indulge their passions.
The Material Collective has sponsored a session at the 48th International Congress on Medieval Studies in Kalamazoo, and is well-represented in other sessions. Here are the details.