Past PAA at CAA Meetings

2017: Fragile Balances: Contemporary Arts, Cultural Integrity and Environmental Change, chaired by Carol E. Mayer.

2014: February, Chicago, Illinois; Unsettling Pacific Visions: Complicity and Contestation in Kanaka Maoli (Native Hawaiian) and Sāmoan Contemporary Art, chaired by Stacy L. Kamehiro, Ph.D. Session description and abstracts.

2013: February 13, 2013, New York, New York; Rethinking Pacific Art: The Currency of the Object, chaired by Caroline Vercoe and Nina Tonga.

2013: February 13, 2013, New York, New York; The Home, the Museum, and the Gallery: Illuminating the Nexus between Identity, Materiality, and Visual Culture in the Pacific, chaired by Fiona P. McDonald and Bronwyn Labrum.

2012: February 22-25, 2012, Los Angeles, CA; The Body Politic: The Role of Body Art and Anthropomorphic Depictions in Oceanic Societies, chaired by Anne E. Guernsey Allen.

2011: February 9-12, New York, New York;  Affiliated Society Session: Documenting Oceania after the 20th Century, chaired by Bernida Webb-Binder.  Session description, abstracts, and photos.  Nina Tonga, "postcard from new york," Tautai: Contemporary Pacific Arts Trust (March 2011).

February 12, Chicago, Illinois; Affiliated Society Full Session: Views from the Continent: Art and the U.S. Pacific Diaspora, chaired by Margo Machida and Jewel Castro; Affiliated Society Special Session: Visual Historis in and of Polynesia.
Session descriptions and abstracts.

2009: February 27, Los Angeles, California; Urban Pacific Art in Aotearoa New Zealand, chaired by Christina Hellmich and Giles Peterson Whitecliffe. Session description, abstracts, and photos.

2008: February 22, Dallas, Texas; Art and Identity in Oceania, Revisited, chaired by Stacey Kamehiro. Session description and abstracts

2007: February 16, New York, New York; Cultural Properties: Reconnecting Pacific Arts, chaired by Haidy Gaismar

2006: February 25, Boston, Massachusetts;  New Cultural Dialogues Concerning Oceanic Art: Collections, Museum Exhibitions, and the Collecting of Contemporary Art from the Pacific Islands, chaired by Christina Hellmich and Ping-Ann Addo

2005: February 19, Atlanta, Georgia; Invention and Influence: Architecture in the Pacific, chaired by Carol Ivory and Virginia-Lee Webb

2004: February 21, Seattle, Washington; The Art of the Body in Oceania / Bodily (Re)Presentations in Oceanic Art, chaired by Stacy Kamehiro

2003: February 21, New York, New York; Exhibiting Pacific Arts, chaired by Carol Ivory and Virginia-Lee Webb

2002: February 23, Philadelphia, PA; Biography, the Written Word, and Pacific Artists: Multivalent Views of History and the Individual, chaired by Hilary Scothorn and Karen Stevenson

2001: March 1, Chicago, Illinois; Pacific Island Artists in a Global World, chaired by Carol Ivory