CV – Panels, Presentations & Visiting Professorships

maria elena buszek : curriculum vitae
Associate Professor of Art History
University of Colorado Denver, Department of Visual Arts
Office: CU Bldg. 800G
Mail: Campus Box 177, P.O. Box 173364, Denver, CO 80217-3364
phone: 303/315.1500

April 2018                  Presenter, “Joe Strummer’s Silk-Stocking Sleeves: Feminism and Fashion in London Punk,” Museum of Popular Culture (formerly Experience Music Project) Pop Conference (Seattle, WA)

February 2018            Session co-chair/presenter (with Dr. Hilary Robinson), “The Collaborative Art of Publishing” College Art Association annual conference (Los Angeles, CA)

November 2017         Presenter, “Situationist fashion,” 3 Things: Any 3 Things series, Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver (Denver, CO)

November 2017         Faculty keynote, Inaugural CU-Denver Live! Art Showcase series, Auraria Library, University of Colorado Denver (Denver, CO)

September 2017         Presenter accompanying screening of Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story, Breckenridge Film Festival (Breckenridge, CO)

September 2017         Moderator, “Art and Activism: A Tilt/West Roundtable,” 2017 Biennial of the Americas (Denver, CO)

April 2017                  Panelist/presenter, “What is Politics? A Roundtable,” Museum of Popular Culture (formerly Experience Music Project) Pop Conference (Seattle, WA)

April 2017                  Moderator, “The Politics of Sex and Consent,” Museum of Popular Culture Pop Conference (Seattle, WA)

March 2017  Guest lecturer/critic, University of Illinois Department of Art + Design (Champaign, IL)

March 2017  Visiting Professor, Visual Culture Studies Forum, California College of the Arts (San Francisco, CA)

February 2017  Session chair/moderator, “Marilyn Stokstad (1929-2016): A Memorial Roundtable,” College Art Association annual conference (New York, NY)

November 2016  Presenter, “Home is Un-dead: Sights and Sounds in Feminist Art, Music, Comix, and Film,” American Studies Association Annual Conference (Denver, CO)

November 2016  Moderator, “Artist Residencies at Research Institutions,” a2ru: Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities Annual Conference (Denver, CO)

June 2016  Guest lecturer, Spencer Museum of Art and KU Alumni Association, “Art on the Rocks,” University of Kansas (Lawrence, KS)

April 2016  Session Chair, “Wynne Greenwood/Tracy + The Plastics,” Experience Music Project Pop Conference (Seattle, WA)

August 2015  Presenter and panelist, “Beyond the Flower(s): Georgia O’Keeffe and feminist art history,” Georgia O’Keeffe in her Own Time and Place symposium, Colorado Springs Fine Art Center (Colorado Springs, CO)

April 2015  Visiting lecturer, Critical Studies Series, Cranbrook Academy of Art (Bloomfield Hills, MI)

March 2015   Presenter and panelist, “Critical Pleasures, Critical Risks: A Conversation about Art Criticism Today with Maria Elena Buszek, Patrick Greaney M.S. Dansey, and Guido Ignatti,” University of Colorado Boulder (Boulder, CO)

October 2014  Guest lecturer, Virtual Visiting Artist Program, The University of Mississippi (Oxford, MS)

June 2014  Art Lecture Series, Workt By Hand: Women Weigh In, Crocker Art Museum (Sacramento, CA)

June 2014  Visiting Scholar, Iaspis/Swedish Arts Grants Committee (Stockholm, Sweden)

March 2014  The Murray Pepper and Vicki Reynolds Pepper Visiting Artists and Scholars Endowed Lecture Series, Pitzer College (Claremont, CA)

March 2014  Gallery talk, Saints, Stars, and Selfies exhibition, H&R Block Artspace, Kansas City Art Institute (Kansas City, MO)

February 2014   Panelist, “Balancing Act: Art, Family, and Other Distractions” (Services to Artists Committee Session) College Art Association annual conference (Chicago, IL)

November 2013   Nora! and Friends Talk Contemporary Art [and Other Things], Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver (Denver, CO)

November 2013  Guest lecturer/critic, Visiting-Artist Lecture Series, Minneapolis College of Art and Design (Minneapolis, MN)

September 2013  Guest lecturer, Graduate Lecture Series, San Francisco Art Institute (San Francisco, CA)

February 2013  Keynote speaker, Cluttered: A Symposium, University of Western Ontario (London, ON, Canada)

November 2012  Interviewer and moderator, “Media, Process, History: Craft Beyond Crafting (a conversation with Sonya Clark, Elaine Reichek, and Michael Strand),” Nation Building: Craft and Contemporary American Culture Symposium, Smithsonian American Art Museum and The Renwick Gallery (Washington, DC) (Click here for video of this session from the Nation Building symposium)

September 2012  Guest lecturer, Design and Craft Lecture Series, California College of the Arts (San Francisco, CA)

May 2012  Guest lecturer, Santa Monica College Department of Art (Santa Monica, CA)

April 2012  Guest lecturer/critic, CraftPerspectives Lecture Series and 2011-2012 Graduate Visiting Artist Lecture Series, Pacific Northwest College of Art and the Museum of Contemporary Craft (Portland, OR) (Click here for mp3 or streaming audio of this lecture)

March 2012  Presenter and panelist, “DIY and Craftivism,”  Craft and the New Economy Symposium, Ontario Crafts Council and the Ontario College of Art and Design (Toronto, ON, Canada)

February 2012  Session Chair, “Necessary Positions: Intergenerational Collaboration in Feminist Art,” (Committee on Women in the Arts Session) College Art Association annual conference (Los Angeles, CA)

February 2012  Presenter and panelist, Inaugural RAW: Recognition of Women in the Arts Symposium, Norton Museum of Art (Palm Beach, FL)

November 2011  Interviewer, “Conversations with the artist series: Naomi Fisher’s Jungle Sweat, Roseate,” Vizcaya Museum (Miami, FL)

April 2011  Presenter and moderator, “Play List,” Feminism & Co.: Art + Sex + Politics, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver (Denver, CO) (Click here to watch the MCA’s video highlights of the “Play List” speakers and performances)

April 2011   Guest lecturer and critic, University of Nevada, Reno Gender, Race, and Identity Program and Department of Art (Reno, NV)

March 2011   Guest lecturer, Women’s History Month: Our History is Our Strength, The Institute for Women’s Studies and Services, Metropolitan State College of Denver (Denver, CO)

March 2011  Guest lecturer, Colorado State University Department of Art and Art History (Fort Collins, CO)

February 2011   Coordinator/moderator (with Kat Griefen), “Sonic Art and Activism: Exploring the ties between feminist art and popular music,” with Damali Abrams, Kathleen Hanna,Lorraine O’Grady, and Shizu Saldamando, SoHo20 Gallery (New York, NY)

October 2010  Moderator (with Elissa Auther), “A Conversation with Joan Braderman, Lucy Lippard, and May Stevens” at Crossing Boundaries: A Symposium on Feminism and the Arts,Colorado College InterDisciplinary Experimental Arts (Colorado Springs, CO)

October 2010  Guest lecturer/critic,  Department of Art and Art History, University of Nebraska (Lincoln, NE)

July 2010  Guest lecturer, “Women with Cameras,” PHOTOGRAPHIC: Anne Collier and Melanie Schiff, Salina Art Center (Salina, KS)

May 2010  Visiting professor, Cultural Studies Colloquium Series, Department of Cultural Studies, Columbia College (Chicago, IL)

March 2010  Keynote speaker, Women’s History Month Celebration, Women’s and Gender Studies Department, Duquense University (Pittsburgh, PA)

February 2010  Event chair/coordinator, The Feminist Art Project Special Sessions, College Art Association annual conference (Chicago, IL) (Digital video of sessions available here through TFAP)

February 2010  Presenter, “Extra/ordinary: Craft and Contemporary Art”, College Art Association annual conference (Chicago, IL)

November 2009  Guest lecturer/critic, Department of Art + Design, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (Champaign, IL)

November 2009  Guest lecturer/critic, Department of Art, Georgia College and State University (Milledgeville, GA)

May 2009  Featured lecturer, “Minding the Margins: Craft, criticism, and contemporary art,” International Surface Design Association conference, Off the Grid (Kansas City, MO)

April 2009 Keynote address, Rutgers University Women’s and Gender Studies Association conference, Whores and Halos: Female Sexuality and Popular Culture, Rutgers University (New Brunswick, NJ)

April 2009  Session chair/moderator, “The Handmade Effect/Affect: A roundtable on craft and contemporary art,” Midwest Art History Society annual conference (Kansas City, MO)

February 2009 Session chair/moderator, “Artists Converse on Feminism: Andrea Bowers, Cheri Gaulke, Catherine Opie” (The Feminist Art Project Special Session), College Art Association annual conference (Los Angeles, CA) (MP3 recording available through CAA)

February 2009 Allen R. Hite Art History Lecture, Keynote address for the 2nd Biennial Aegis Symposium: Imaging Desire, Speed Museum of Art and the Department of Fine Arts and Hite Art Institute, University of Louisville (Louisville, KY)

February 2008 Panelist, “Feminism and Popular Culture” (Women’s Caucus for Art Session), College Art Association annual conference (Dallas, TX)

December 2007 Visiting professor, Critical Studies Series, Producing Culture: Creators and Creativity in the Contemporary World, Cranbrook Academy of Art (Bloomfield Hills, MI)

November 2007   Panelist/guest lecturer, Beauty and the Blonde: An Exploration of American Art and Popular Culture, Mildred Lane Kemper Museum of Art, Washington University(St.Louis, MO) (Click here for a Kemper Museum video of the panel)

November 2007  Panelist/guest lecturer, Let Me Show You the World: The Sewn Drawings of China Marks, Beach Museum of Art, Kansas State University (Manhattan, KS)

July 2007  Presenter, “’Perma-wave’: Contributing third-wave scholarship to the feminist discourse,” National Women’s Studies Association annual conference (St. Charles, IL)

April 2007 Guest lecturer, Department of Craft and Material Studies colloquium, Virginia Commonwealth University (Richmond, VA)

March 2007 Visiting professor, Hall Center for the Humanities, University of Kansas Gender Seminar (Lawrence, KS)

February 2006  Session chair, “The Impact of New Feminisms” (Women’s Caucus for Art Session), College Art Association annual conference (Boston, MA)

February 2006  Panelist, “Third Wave Feminists in Conversation,” Women’s Caucus for Art national conference (Boston, MA)

April 2005  Lecturer, “We Won’t Play Nature to Your Culture–The Photography of Naomi Fisher,” Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art (Kansas City, MO)

September 2004  Performer/presenter, “Duets: Can you feel the love?” New, Two: Kansas City Art Institute Faculty Exhibition (Kansas City, MO) (Click here for artist’s statement and documentation)

February 2004  Presenter, “From Womyn to Grrrls: Fostering understanding between feminist generations,” College Art Association annual conference (Seattle, WA)

November 2001 Panelist/presenter, “Doing Feminist Art/Feminist Art Matters: Engaging Multiple Publics in Visual Cultures,” American Studies Association Annual Conference (Washington, DC)

October 2001 Guest lecturer, Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas, “War Goddesses: Women, World War II, and the Varga Girl” (Lawrence, KS)

February 2000 Session co-chair, “Learning in Mind and Body: Influential Teacher-Student Relationships” (CAA Committee on Women in the Arts Session), College Art Association Annual Conference (New York, NY)

August 1999 Lecturer, “Fame after Feminism: Feminist interpretations of the sexualized woman in popular culture,” The Museum of Modern Art (New York, NY)

November 1998 Session co-chair/presenter, “Looking for Trouble: Reconsidering the Dangerous Woman in Art,” ArtsNow Conference, Subject to Desire: Refiguring the Body (SUNY-New Paltz, NY)