Book and Trade Fair
Thursday, February 23
What Do you Want from an Ebook?
Chairs: Patricia Fidler and Michelle Komie, Yale University Press
Concourse Meeting Room 407, Level 2, LACC
As presses large and small work to expand their range of digital publications, this session will investigate how electronic books can best serve art historians and students. How can ebooks enhance the presentation and distribution of scholarship?
Elizabeth Childs, Washington University in St. Louis
Aden Kumler, University of Chicago
Scott Rothkopf, Whitney Museum of American Art
Joshua Shannon, University of Maryland
Kristina Wilson, Clark University
Friday, February 24
New Media and the revival of Traditional Media
Presenters: Mark Gottsegen, Beth Bergman, George O’Hanlon, Richard Frumess, and Scott Gellatly
Concourse Meeting Room 404A, Level 2, LACC
This session will examine how new media have affected traditional practices by comparing what an independent retail seller of art materials must now face (such as selling digital image generating methods, new synthetic surfaces for painting, and spray paints) with the sale of traditional materials like oil paints and encaustics. The session will provide information that can enhance curriculum, and present technical information from professionals in the field.
How to Get Published and How to Get Read: (Arts) Journals in the Digital Age
Moderator: Loren DiClaudio, Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group
Concourse Meeting Room 404B, Level 2, LACC
This panel will include information on getting published and a discussion on how journals are evolving.