Tag: Feminist Art History

Lecture | Joan Kerr: the making of a feminist art historian – Joanna Mendelssohn | Ursula Hoff Lecture 2017

Joan Kerr: the making of a feminist art historian Ursula Hoff Lecture 2017 Associate Professor Joanna Mendelssohn, art historian, University of New South Wales Date: 6:30pm, 11th December 2017 Venue: Forum Theatre, Arts West Building, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Vic, 3010 When Professor Joan Kerr was diagnosed with terminal cancer in the year before her death in 2004, her friends were determined that her intellectual legacy should continue. The reason for this was not just friendship, nor a determination that a great feminist scholar should survive the strange machismo of Australian art historiography. Rather it was a recognition that Kerr’s inclusive approach was especially rewarding as a way of mapping Australian art and its objects. By challenging the traditional hierarchies of media and association that privileged both oil painting and networks of mateship, Kerr revealed a rich tapestry that not…

Call for Papers | Third Annual Feminist Art History Conference

Third Annual Feminist Art History Conference November 9 – 11, 2012, American University in Washington DC Deadline: 15th May, 2012 This conference builds on the legacy of feminist art-historical scholarship and pedagogy initiated by Norma Broude and Mary D. Garrard at American University. To further the inclusive spirit of their groundbreaking anthologies, we invite papers on subjects spanning the chronological and geographic spectrum to foster a broad dialogue on feminist art-historical practice. Speakers may address such topics as: artists, movements, and works of art and architecture;cultural institutions and critical discourses; practices of collecting, patronage, and display; the gendering of objects, spaces, and media; the reception of images; and issues of power, agency, gender, and sexuality within visual cultures. Keynote address ‘Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner? Feminism, Art History and the Story of a Book‘, Whitney Chadwick, Professor Emerita of Art History, San Francisco…

Call for Papers: Second Annual Feminist Art History Conference

Call for Papers Second Annual Feminist Art History Conference American University, Washington D.C., 4-5 November 2011 Proposals due by 15 May 2011 Keynote: Mary Sheriff, Professor, Art History, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill Please submit one-page single-spaced proposals on any topic of feminist interest in art history and/or visual studies with a 2-page curriculum vita by May 15, 2011. Accepted proposals will be notified by June 15, 2011. Please email proposals and CVs to bellow@american.edu; nbroude@american.edu; butler@american.edu; mgarrar@american.edu; kunimoto@american.edu; hlanga@american.edu. Sponsored by the Art History Program, Department of Art, College of Arts and Sciences at American University. Organizing committee: Kathe Albrecht, Juliet Bellow, Norma Broude, Kim Butler, Mary D. Garrard, Namiko Kunimoto, and Helen Langa.