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Summer Symposium 2019 | Photography & Printed Matter

The Association for Art History’s Summer Symposium is a two-day annual conference that highlights current doctoral and early career research. This year the Summer Symposium celebrates its twentieth anniversary. The 2019 event will focus on research on photography and other forms of printed matter.

Association for Art History | Professional Development Day

This event will offer professional advice, insights and career development opportunities PhD students, post-docs and early career people working within arts, art history, curating and other cultural fields. The day will cover topics such as applying for grants, publishing, social media profiles, and introduce a new peer-to-peer mentoring scheme.

Association for Art History | 2019 Annual Conference

4 – 6 April 2019 University of Brighton Keynote speakers: Claire Bishop, Marcia Pointon and Michael Rakowitz The (expanded) field provides […] for an organisation of work that is not dictated by the conditions of a particular medium. Rosalind Krauss, ‘Sculpture in the Expanded Field’, 1979. The Association for Art History’s 2019 Annual Conference in Brighton […]

Psychoanalysis and American Art | Conference

The Courtauld Institute of Art ‘…I shall avoid the temptation of entering upon a critique of American civilization; I do not wish to give an impression of wanting myself to employ American methods.’ Sigmund Freud, Civlization and its Discontents (1931). ‘…some intellectuals go so far as to relate the demise of the intellectual community in […]

Sense & Matter in Early Modern Europe

Evelyn Welch is Professor of Renaissance Studies, Provost, and Senior Vice President at King’s College London, and is former Chair of the Association for Art History. To mark her 60th birthday and to celebrate her contribution to art history and material culture studies, Kings College London are holding a 1-day on Saturday 9 March 2019. The […]

After the Bauhaus, Before the Internet: A History of Graphic design Pedagogy | Conference

Conference | After the Bauhaus, Before the Internet: A History of Graphic design Pedagogy Yale University, Department of the History of Art This two-day conference traces a history of graphic design pedagogy in the United States from the late 1950s to the mid 1990s. Its inception comes from Katherine McCoy, who notes “graphic design moves […]

New Sculptors, Old Masters: The Victorian Renaissance of Italian Sculpture | Conference

Henry Moore Lecture Theatre, Leeds Art Gallery Friday 8 March 2019, 10.00–17.30 In his 1862 catalogue of the Italian Sculpture collection at the South Kensington Museum, curator John Charles Robinson (1824-1913) claimed: ‘It never occurred to the artist of the revival to think architectural ornamentation beneath his dignity; on the contrary, the greatest sculptors have […]

SURREALISMS | 2nd Annual Conference of the International Society for the Study of Surrealism (ISSS) | 2019

SURREALISMS: 2nd Annual Conference of the International Society for the Study of Surrealism (ISSS) 2019 University of Exeter College of Humanities UK 29th August – 1st September Proposal deadline: March 1st, 2019 The radical imagination and global influence of surrealism continue to inspire and resonate in our contemporary moment across geo-political, disciplinary, and medium-specific boundaries. […]

Ruskin at 200

Ruskin at 200  The Museum of London 4 February 2019, 1pm – 2pm  Speaker: Professor Malcolm Andrews  Ruskin’s Bicentenary on 8 February 2019 will be marked by an assessment of his achievement as an art critic. Then, with a close focus on four or five particular paintings, the lecture will explore Ruskin’s distinctive genius in evocative […]

Association for the Study of Literature & Environment 2019 Conference

Paradise on Fire ASLE Thirteenth Biennial Conference June 26-30 2019 University of California Davis Here is a link to full CFP online: Conference Website: Submission Site: Open Panels: This year the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE) is experimenting with a two-part submission process intended to make the […]