About the Conference Topic

Arts journalists interpret cultural products created from within cultures outside of their own experience.
What best practices exist to interpret across cultural borders?

From September 21 to 25, 2020 the conference gathered more than two thousand participants in four workshops, eight panel discussions, and a keynote session including an award for service to the arts to artist and printmaker Lou Stovall. A majority of the sessions were recorded and are available for viewing via the conference social media group (link to group below.)


The Crossing Borders conference included arts journalism workshops taught by Carolina Miranda, Hrag Vartanian, Anying Guo, and Soraya McDonald

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The Crossing Borders conference included keynote speeches by Paul Schmelzer, Maura Judkis, Michael Bolden, Ebone Bell, and Carolina Miranda

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Panel Discussions

The conference included panel discussions considering issues related to review of international art, LGBT art, review of craft, and more

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