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

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Conferences / Lectures / Publications / Scholarships/Awards

Farewell to Visual Studies

The Stone Summer Theory Institute 2011 Theme: Farewell to Visual Studies July 17-23, 2011 Application deadline: Apr 15, 2011 School of the Art Institute of Chicago The Stone Summer Theory Institute – Fellowship opportunities James Elkins (School of the Art Institute of Chicago); Sunil Manghani (York St. John’s University); Gustav Frank (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet, Munich) Chicago The … Continue reading

Scholarships/Awards

Winterthur Research Fellowship Program Application

Winterthur Research Fellowship Program Application Due Date January 15, 2011 Winterthur, a public museum, library, and garden supporting the advanced study of American art, culture, and history, announces its Research Fellowship Program for 2011-12. Winterthur offers an extensive program of short- and long-term fellowships open to academic, independent, and museum scholars, including advanced graduate students, … 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

Conferences

1st Annual International Conference on Fine and Performing Arts

7-10 June 2010 ATHENS, GREECE The Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER) organizes its 1st Annual International Conference on Fine Arts in Athens, Greece, 7-10 June 2010. The conference website is: http://www.atiner.gr/docs/Arts.htm The aim of the conference is to bring together scholars, researchers and students from all areas of Fine Arts (such as Animation, … Continue reading

Calls for Papers

CFP: SF/Fantasy & Vampire Romance: MAPACA 2010

Call For Papers in SF/Fantasy & Vampire Romance: MAPACA 2010 Location: Virginia, United States Call for Papers Deadline: 2010-06-15 The Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association (MAPACA) invites academics, graduate and undergraduate students, independent scholars, and artists to submit papers for the 2010 conference in the areas of Science Fiction/ Fatnasy, and our new area, … Continue reading

Symposia

Annual Fashion and Textile Studies Symposium

Annual Fashion and Textile Studies Symposium Americans in Paris: Designers, Buyers, Editors, Photographers, Models, and Clients in Paris Fashion Since Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson first brought the “American look” to the court of Versailles, American have played a vital role in Paris fashion. Graduate students in FIT’s M.A. program in Fashion and Textile Studies … Continue reading

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CFP: Anti-Tales: The Uses of Disenchantment

Once upon a time… …happily ever after? “…most intellectual development depends upon new readings of old texts. I am all for putting new wine in old bottles, especially if the pressure of the new wine makes the old bottles explode…” – Angela Carter An interdisciplinary research forum and subsequent publication of proceedings (Cambridge Scholars Publishing) … Continue reading

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CFP: Material Culture, Craft & Community

Material Culture, Craft & Community: Negotiating Objects Across Time & Place (20-21 May 2011, University of Alberta, Canada) This interdisciplinary conference will explore the varied expressions of craft – material, cultural, social – in past and present societies. Craft practice has a rich history and remainsB vibrant today, sustaining communities while negotiating cultures. Craft-made goods … Continue reading