Calls for Papers / Conferences

CFP: Re-examining Fashion in Western Art, 1775-1975

Deadline: May 6, 2013 Re-examining Fashion in Western Art, 1775-1975 College Art Association (CAA) February 12-15, 2014 Chicago Chair: Justine De Young, Harvard University, deyoung@fas.harvard.edu The recent “Impressionism, Fashion & Modernity” exhibition at the Musée d’Orsay, Metropolitan Museum of Art and Art Institute of Chicago (2012-2013) foregrounded the importance of fashion to the Impressionists and … Continue reading

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Calls for Papers / Conferences

CFP: Benjamin, Barthes, and Fashion

Call For Papers Deadline: April 1, 2013 The University of Manchester Conference Date: June 28, 2013 http://benjaminbarthesandfashion.tumblr.com/CFP Historian, philosopher and literary critic Walter Benjamin wrote on fashion’s relationship to modernity, commodity fetishism, history, and memory. In his unfinished The Arcades Project, the notes for a large section on Fashion reveal Benjamin’s desire to read the … Continue reading

Calls for Papers / Symposia

CFP: Fashioning Identities: Types, Customs, and Dress in a Global Context

Call For Papers Deadline: January 15, 2013 A Symposium at Hunter College City University of New York October 18-19, 2013 Chairs: Lynda Klich and Tara Zanardi, Dept. of Art & Art History http://www.hunter.cuny.edu/art Pictorial imagery of local types, traditions, and dress has a long history, dating back to the sixteenth century. From costume books and … Continue reading

Calls for Papers

Call for Papers: Association of Art Historians Conference – “Fashion, Vision, and Visuality”

‘Fashion, Vision and Visuality’ CFP Deadline: November 7, 2011 38th Annual AAH Conference & Bookfair The Open University, Milton Keynes UK March 29 – 31, 2012 Session Convenors: Caroline Evans, University of the Arts London, Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design c.evans@csm.arts.ac.uk Andrea Kollnitz, Centre for Fashion Studies, Art History Department, Stockholm University … Continue reading

Conferences

Workshop: Making Things Speak: Objects, Commodities, and Societies in Historical Perspective

Making Things Speak: Objects, Commodities, and Societies in Historical Perspective Workshop at the Pergamon Museum, Berlin June 23-25, 2011 Registration deadline: June 21, 2011 The “Making Things Speak” workshop investigates objects and their agency — how they are transformed (or not) by their uses and contexts and how they impact human lives. The past twenty-five … Continue reading

Scholarships/Awards

Voluntary Work Placement Fund: call for applications

The Voluntary Work Placement Fund is available to assist AAH Student Members with the cost of volunteering at venues such as museums, galleries and auction houses. Whatever career in art history you are aiming for, voluntary work is an essential way of gaining valuable experience. The Voluntary Work Placement Fund funds volunteering at museums, galleries, … Continue reading

Scholarships/Awards

CFA: MA in Contemporary Art, Design & New Media Art Histories

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: MASTER OF ARTS IN CONTEMPORARY ART, DESIGN AND NEW MEDIA ART HISTORIES OCAD University is pleased to announce the expansion of its Master’s program in Contemporary Art History to now include Design History and New Media Art History. Housed in one innovative program — the MA in Contemporary Art, Design and New … Continue reading

Calls for Papers / Conferences

CFP: Third Conference of the Society for Irish Latin American Studies SILAS 2011

Third Conference of the Society for Irish Latin American Studies SILAS 2011 – Dublin City University Friday, March 11th ; Saturday, 12th March 2011 Location: Ireland Call for Papers Date: 2010-10-29 Secrets and Lies clandestine…hidden…concealed…covert… …private…confidential… …secretive… …occult… obscure… mysterious… All these concepts can be present and instrumental in the interactions between people, societies, cultures, … Continue reading

Calls for Papers / Publications

Publication CFP: The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

Announcing a new series from Ashgate Publishing Company The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-­1950 Series Editor: Michael Yonan University of Missouri The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700­1950, provides a forum for the broad study of object acquisition and collecting practices in their global dimensions from the eighteenth through the mid-twentieth centuries. … Continue reading

Calls for Papers / Conferences

CFP: The Material Imagination from Antiquity to Modernity

Call for Papers THE MATERIAL IMAGINATION from Antiquity to Modernity date: 5-6 November 2010 location: School of Art History, University of St Andrews, Scotland deadline for proposals: 10 September 2010 further information: Fabio Barry, Alistair Rider, material.imagination@gmail.com As the term materiality gains ever more currency, its critical meaning continues to recede. The purpose of this … Continue reading