Archive for November, 2010

John Weretka – Giuseppe Maria Crespi ‘Ecstasy of St Margaret of Cortona’

November 30, 2010
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Giuseppe Maria Crespi 'Ecstasy St Margaret of Cortona' 1701. Museo Diocesano, Cortona.

What are you looking at? John Weretka Giuseppe Maria Crespi, Ecstasy of St Margaret of Cortona, 1701. Museo Diocesano, Cortona. If Crespi is remembered at all today, it must be for his genre paintings, the subject of an exhibition (Giuseppe Maria Crespi and the emergence of genre painting in Italy) in 1986. Crespi’s The flea...
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Funding: Humanities Research Centre (ANU) Visiting Fellowship Program 2012

November 30, 2010
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Humanities Research Centre at the Australian National University 2012 Visiting Fellowship Program The HRC is now accepting applications for the 2012 Visiting Fellowship Program. Deadline: Tuesday, 15th March 2011. Annual Theme: Ecological Enlightenment In the 1960s, James Lovelock formulated his Gaia hypothesis about the symbiosis of the earth’s intersecting ecosystems.  He posited a complex...
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Call for Papers: Emotions in the Medieval and Early Modern World

November 29, 2010
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Emotions in the Medieval and Early Modern World A Conference of the ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions, UWA Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies and Perth Medieval and Early Renaissance Group University of Western Australia, 9th – 11th June, 2011 Call for Papers This conference will explore the subject...
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Call for Papers: Norbert Elias, Emotional Styles, and Historical Change

November 29, 2010
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Norbert Elias, Emotional Styles, and Historical Change An Interdisciplinary Collaboratory at the ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions, Change Program University of Adelaide 14-15 June, 2011 This will be an international Collaboratory on the historical development of emotional styles in Europe and North America from medieval times to the present. The...
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Panel Discussion: Is Photography Global?

November 26, 2010
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Is Photography Global? Panel Discussion at the Centre for Contemporary Photography Date: 6:15pm – Wednesday, December 1st, 2010 What are the relations involved in the global production of photographs? In what ways are new technologies influencing, shaping or impinging on these relations? Does photography have a specific place in globalisation? Are some kinds of...
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Call for Papers: The Printed Image Within a Culture of Print 1400-1750

November 25, 2010
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The Printed Image Within a Culture of Print: Prints, Publishing and the Early modern Arts in Europe, 1450 – 1700 Saturday, 9 April 2011, The Courtauld Institute of Art, London Call for Papers Deadline 10 January 2011 Website: http://www.courtauld.ac.uk/researchforum/events/2010/summer/apr9_Printsconference.shtml From the fifteenth through the seventeenth century, the advent of print utterly changed the production...
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Funding: Getty Foundation Graduate Internships

November 25, 2010
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Getty Foundation Graduate Internships The next application deadline is December 1, 2010. Getty Graduate Internships are offered in the four programs of the J. Paul Getty Trust—the J. Paul Getty Museum, the Getty Research Institute, the Getty Conservation Institute, and the Getty Foundation—to students who intend to pursue careers in fields related to the...
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Funding: Awards for Research at the British School at Rome (Italy)

November 24, 2010
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Awards for Research at the British School at Rome Residential Awards for Research in Archaeology, History, Art History, and the Society and Culture of Italy from Prehistory to the Modern Period 2011–12 The British School at Rome is a leading humanities research institute with outstanding facilities and an international reputation for research and interdisciplinarity...
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News: Website – Recreating Early Modern Festivals

November 24, 2010
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Website – Recreating Early Modern Festivals A new website has been launched by a group of scholars called ‘Recreating Early Modern Festivals’. The website has information about research projects based on Early Modern Festivals in Europe. The core group of researchers is based at the University of Edinburgh, with a steering committee made up...
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Call for Papers: Happiness or Its Absence in Art (Israel 2011)

November 23, 2010
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Call for Papers Happiness or Its Absence in Art A symposium at the Department of the Arts, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel, March 10th, 2011 The theme of happiness goes hand in hand with art. During the evolution of Western civilization the concept of happiness was tied to visual representations in different ways...
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