Re-Viewing Black Mountain College

full name / name of organization: 
Brian E. Butler/UNC-Asheville & Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center
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Call for papers and panel proposals.
All disciplines invited.

Re-Viewing Black Mountain College
An International Conference
October 9-11, 2009

The legacy of Black Mountain College continues to influence contemporary culture in multiple realms. This conference aims to investigate its history as well as the multiple paths of influence, actual and possible, identifiable in the contemporary world and beyond.

Co-hosted by The Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center, and
The University of North Carolina, Asheville

Keynote Speaker: Dorothea Rockburne
An alumna of Black Mountain College, Dorothea Rockburne is a highly influential contemporary artist. During the sixties she was involved in Judson Dance Theatre performances with artists such as Oldenburg and Rauschenberg. From 1965 (with the exhibition "E.A.T." at Leo Castelli) until today she has shown internationally. A recipient of a Guggenhiem Fellowship and a NEH grant, she was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters, Department of Art, in 2001.

Papers in all relevant disciplines are welcome. Abstracts of 400-600 words or panel proposals should be submitted to Brian Butler ( by July 31, 2009. Notification will be made by August 28, 2009.