PATRICIA ANN BANKS

Associate Professor of Sociology, Mount Holyoke College

Upcoming and Recent Presentations

Black Portraiture[s] III: Reinventions: Strains of Histories and Culture, Johannesbug, South Africa / © Patricia A. Banks

Black Portraiture[s] III: Reinventions: Strains of Histories and Culture, Johannesbug, South Africa / © Patricia A. Banks

  • Faculty Workshop Participant-The Business of Teaching, Copenhagen Business School, July 2017, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Panelist-The Globalization of Contemporary Art: Markets, (De-)Coloniality and (De-)Commodification, American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, August 2017, Montreal, Canada
  • Faculty Participant-Race in the Marketplace (RIM) Forum, May 2017, Washington, D.C. 
  • Discussant-How to Teach and Learn with the National Museum of African-American History and Culture, May 2, 2017, Smith College, Campus Center 103/104, 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. 
  • Presenting-E-Commerce and the Fine Art Market, Mini-Conference: Digital Sociology: XII: Digitally Networked Field Studies, February 2017, Philadelphia, PA
  • Presenting-Philanthropy and Diversity at African American Museums, Fifth Exposure Seminar (The Dark Room Seminar), May 2017, Mount Holyoke College
  • Invited Guest Speaker, American History as African American History: Visiting the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smith College Visit to the National Museum of African American History and Culture, April 2017, Washington, D.C. 
  • Presenting-Is the Market for Contemporary African Art on the Rise?, Black Portraiture[s] III: Reinventions: Strains of Histories and Culture, 17-19 November 2016, Turbine Hall, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Panelist-Professional Development Workshop and Business Meeting: Navigating the Faculty/Post-Doc Job Market as a Cultural Sociologist, American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, 20 August 2016, Seattle, Washington, 4:30 p.m.
  • Panelist-Conversation featuring Riché J. Daniel Barnes and her new book Raising the Race: Black Career Women Redefine Marriage, Motherhood, and Community (Rutgers 2016), 29 April 2016, Smith College, Neilson Browsing Room, 4:30 p.m.
  • Presenting-Intersectionality and the Market for Contemporary Art, Fourth Exposure Seminar (The Dark Room Seminar), 23 April 2016, Mount Holyoke College, Gamble Auditorium, 11:15 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
  • Presenting-The Rise of Africa in the Contemporary Art Market: Myth or Reality?, The Art Market in a Global Perspective, 28 January 2016, University of Amsterdam
  • Interviewing-Touria El Glaoui, Founder 1:54: Contemporary African Art FairThe Art Market in a Global Perspective, 28 January 2016, University of Amsterdam
  • Presenting-Black Artists in the Art Market, Family & Friends Weekend, 25 October 2015, Mount Holyoke College, Hooker Auditorium, 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
  • Presenting-Prices for Art by Female and Male Artists of African Descent in the Auction Market, Section on Sociology of Culture Paper Session: Art, Money, and Meaning Panel,  American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, 24 August 2015, Chicago, IL.

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