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Call for Papers | Victorian Margins (Ballarat, July 2016)

Victorian Margins | AVSA 2016 Ballarat 7-9 July 2016 Call for Paper deadline 3rd February 2015 In 2016, AVSA will join the Australasian Historical Association conference in Ballarat from 5-8 July, with a stream of AVSA papers and Keynote scheduled on 7-8 July, and a program of local sight seeing on Saturday 9th July. The conference will be held in Ballarat’s historical precinct. Delegates may wish to allow time to explore local sites such as the Ballarat Mechanics’ Institute’s extensive library of 19th-century books, periodicals and newspapers. AVSA’s Keynote Speaker will be Professor Joseph Bristow (UCLA), on “Homosexual Blackmail in the 1890s,” drawing on research for his new study of Oscar Wilde’s two criminal trials. Papers (20 minutes) or panel…

Call for Papers | Conference: ‘Human Kind: Transforming Identity in British and Australian Portraits, 1700-1914’

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Inspired by the outstanding collection of the National Gallery of Victoria, this interdisciplinary conference will be the largest gathering of international and Australian scholars to focus on portraits. It will provide a unique opportunity to explore both British and Australian portraits through a dynamic interchange between academics and curators. September 8-11 2016, University of Melbourne and National Gallery of Victoria Call for papers Papers are invited that focus on British or Australian portraits between 1700 and 1914, which can be interpreted as separate fields or as overlapping or comparative studies. The portraits may be in any public or private collection worldwide, but in particular in the National Gallery of Victoria. They may be in any medium, including painting, print, drawing,…

Call for Papers | Forging Faith(s) in Global Borderlands

The 5th Biennial Borderlands International Graduate Student Conference | Forging Faith(s) in Global Borderlands March 11-13, 2016 The Borderlands Research Focus Group at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites graduate scholars from all disciplines to submit abstracts for papers addressing the theme of Forging Faith(s) in Global Borderlands. Borderlands are spaces where people of different ethnicities, cultures, religions, political systems, or linguistic traditions come into contact, often without any one authority exercising complete control. We also acknowledge that borderlands needn’t necessarily be physical spaces but can be conceptual or metaphorical areas of contestation, thus allowing a diversity of approaches. The 2016 Borderlands International Graduate Student Conference seeks papers that address the ways that borderlands encounters have stimulated the creation,…

Call for Papers | The Politics of Southeast Asian Contemporary Art – Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics

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Call for papers: The Politics of Southeast Asian Contemporary Art | Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics, Issue 13 Final deadline December 6 Our upcoming issue aims to shed light on the political function of art in diverse contexts in Southeast Asia. Among other things, the issue will discuss the formation of Southeast Asian contemporary art scenes, and of a regional conscience in contemporary art: In particular, the implications and consequences for artists’ ability to reflect and influence their local political situation, and for the possibility of meaningful cooperation between artists and art scenes. As a part of this investigation, the issue will also discuss topics such as the (potential) function of art in public spaces, and how the contemporary art…

Call for Papers | AAANZ Conference 2015 | Image Space Body

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Deadline: 28th August 2015 The Annual Conference of the Art Association of Australia and New Zealand will be held in Brisbane, Queensland, 24-25 November 2015. The conference venue will be Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) and is hosted by The Brisbane Consortium for Visual Arts (a collaboration between art history/theory departments at The University of Queensland, Queensland University of Technology and Queensland College of Art, Griffith University and QAGOMA). Sessions will run for one and a half hours, and will generally include three twenty-minute papers, each followed by ten minutes of questions and discussion. Session convenors will tailor the session to best address the concerns set out in the session abstract and with acknowledgement of the conference theme, Image | Space | Body. Download the full list of sessions here (pdf). Download…

Call for Papers | ANZJA 2016 Issues 1 and 2

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The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Art (ANZJA) is published by the Art Association of Australia and New Zealand (AAANZ). AAANZ is Australia’s professional body for art and design historians, arts writers, artists, students of art history and theory, and museum professionals. The ANZJA is Australasia’s principal refereed art-history journal. The Journal is dedicated to the study of art history and its various emanations including art practice, theory and exhibition. Call for Papers | Issue 1, 2016 | Open Issue Deadline: 1 August 2015 Editors: Dr Donna West Brett and Dr Keith Broadfoot, University of Sydney Articles must be between 5,000 and 7,000 words (including endnotes) and should be suitable for a scholarly peer-reviewed journal. See the ANZJA submission guidelines here…

Call for Papers | The Other and the Foreign: Contact, Curiosity, and Creative Exchange | 34th CIHA Congress, Beijing 2016

This session is concerned with the representation of the ‘other’ and the ‘foreign’ in art as well as with the reception of ‘other’  and ‘foreign’ art forms. It acknowledges that, in a global world, the notion of ‘othering’ is not restricted to the geographically or ethnically distant (‘foreign’),  but occurs within one’s own (geographically defined) culture between different social classes, genders, age groups, and religious affiliations.More generally, the session focuses on the phenomenon of artistic encounter and exchange. While its parameters are worldwide, papers on all topics related to the ‘other’/’foreign’ are solicited in as far as they pertain to the creation and reception of art and/or the transmission of creative ideas. Papers on the contacts between specific regions or the role…

Jobs, Funding, Calls for Papers | Art History and Curatorship | December 19th 2014

This will be the last Opportunities post for 2014, it will return on January 16th. In the meantime any interesting conferences, jobs or funding that I stumble across will be posted to Twitter and Facebook – Katrina Grant  Jobs Australia and New Zealand The Hugh Williamson Senior Curator of Contemporary Architecture and Design – deadline 2nd January 2015 The Hugh Williamson Curator of Contemporary Architecture and Design – deadline 2nd January 2015 Curator – Dunedin Public Art Gallery – deadline 16th January 2015 Director Albury Art Museum – deadline 9th January 2015 International Editor – The Burlington Magazine – deadline 27th February 2015 Postdoctoral Fellowship, Washington D.C. on  topics in American, European, or non-western art, including photography, from 1780 to the present – deadline January…

Call for Papers | Art and Feminism: Twenty-First Century Perspectives | ANZJA

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ANZ Journal of Art Call for Papers  | Australian & New Zealand Journal of Art Issue 2, 2015 Editors: Dr Jacqueline Millner, University of Sydney; Dr Georgina Cole, National Art School; and Dr Catriona Moore, University of Sydney Deadline 30th January 2015 Art and Feminism: Twenty-first century perspectives Feminism is re-emerging as a key critical strategy in art practice, art theory and curating. This is partly due to growing acknowledgement of continuing gender imbalance in institutional representation, despite rhetoric to the contrary, and to a new generation of theorists and practitioners awakening to the rich legacy of feminist theory and practice. But it is also a response to the foundational significance of feminist insights to the most topical issues of…

CFP | Australian and New Zealand Journal of Art – Open Issue

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To be published July 2015. Articles must be suitable for a scholarly-refereed journal. Articles from 5,000 to 7,000 words in length including endnotes should be submitted to Editorial Assistant at journal@aaanz.info Deadline: 31st October 2014 Editors: Dr Donna West Brett and Dr Jacqueline Millner See the Journal submission guidelines (pdf link) for details. Submissions not conforming to the guidelines will not be considered. The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Art is published by the Art Association of Australia and New Zealand. The Journal is Australasia’s principal refereed art history journal. The Journal is dedicated to the study of art history and its various emanations including art practice, theory and exhibition. The editors seek research papers that engage with critical debates and…

Jobs, Funding, Calls for Papers | August 29th 2014

Jobs Postdoctoral Fellowship Curatorial Assistant, Kensington Palace, Historic Royal Palaces (HRP) – deadline 15th September 2014 Exhibition Project Coordinator x 2, Powerhouse Museum, Sydney – deadline 8th September 2014 Curatorial Fellowship, Canberra Glassworks – deadline 12 September 2014 Funding/Prizes The Hakluyt Society Essay Prize – deadline 1st November 2014 2015-2016 Getty Research Institute Scholar Grant and Fellowship, Los Angeles – deadline 3rd November 2014 Calls for Papers Lost Museums Colloquium, (Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, 7–8 May 2015) – deadline 15 September 2014 MuseumNext (19–21 April 2015, Geneva, Switzerland) – deadline 31st August 2014 Artists’ Homes Before 1800 (Nuremberg, Germany, 11-14 June 2015) – deadline 31 August 2014 Cities and Citizens: Seventeenth-Century Studies Conference (Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Durham University, 13–15 July 2015) – deadline 1…

Opportunities | Jobs, Funding, Calls for Papers | August 1st 2014

Jobs Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor – Art History and Art Theory, School of Art, Research School of Humanities and the Arts, ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences- deadline 1st September 2014 Curator, Gertrude Contemporary, Full-time, twelve months secondment leave placement – deadline 18th August  Editorial Assistant Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art (scroll down for job description) – deadline 31st August 2014 Digital Manager at the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art – deadline 31st August 2014 Professorship for the History of Modern Art with a Focus on Cultural and Gender History, Ruhr-Universitaet Bochum, Germany – deadline 15th September 2014 Research Fellowship, University of Cambridge – deadline 1st September 2014 PG Co-ordinator Architecture: History…

Call for Papers | AAANZ 2014 ‘GEOcritical’

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Art Association of Australia and New Zealand Annual Conference 5-8 December 2014 Launceston and Hobart, Tasmania The Annual Conference of the Art Association of Australia and New Zealand will be held in Launceston, Tasmania, 5-7 December 2014, with an optional day in Hobart, 8 December 2014. The conference will be based at the Inveresk Precinct, hosted by the University of Tasmania (Tasmanian College of the Arts and the School of Architecture and Design) and the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery. Sessions have been set for one and a half hours, with the expectation (although not the rule) being for three twenty-minute papers, each followed by ten minutes of questions, discussion, explication or commentary from a designated discussant. Session Convenors…

Update and Reminder | CFP for David Nichol Smith Seminar in Eighteenth-Century Studies XV

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David Nichol Smith Seminar in Eighteenth-Century Studies XV 10-13 December 2014, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia Keynotes are now confirmed and a reminder of the June 15 abstract deadline. Keynote Speakers John Dixon Hunt (University of Pennsylvania) | Sophia Rosenfeld (University of Virginia) | Michael McKeon (Rutgers University) | Erika Naginski (Harvard University) The Sydney Intellectual History Network and ‘Putting Periodisation to Use’ Research Group at the University of Sydney invite you to the Fifteenth David Nichol Smith Seminar (DNS), with the theme ‘Ideas and Enlightenment’. Inaugurated and supported by the National Library of Australia, the DNS conference is the leading forum for eighteenth-century studies in Australasia. It brings together scholars from across the region and internationally who work on the long eighteenth century in a range of disciplines,…

Call for Papers | EMAJ 8

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The editors of EMAJ (e-melbourne art journal) are now calling for articles to be submitted for EMAJ 8 to be published in November 2014. EMAJ welcomes monographic articles about specific artists or art collectives as well as thematic or theoretical analyses of art history from any historical period. Established and emerging researchers working within the fields of art history, architectural history, curatorship, politics and aesthetics, visual culture, philosophy, historiography and museum studies are encouraged to submit. See previous editions here. Manuscripts must be submitted by email to emaj.editors@gmail.com as word documents (.doc) only. Articles can be between 5000-10000 words in length (if shorter or longer please email the editors to discuss your article before submitting) and accompanied by: a 200 word abstract…