Resources in Art History for Graduate Students



 


SYMPOSIA OF INTEREST TO GRADUATE STUDENTS

Asian Art History and Related Subjects


ARTS OF CHINA CONSORTIUM

From New York University. This is linked to the page for: CALLS FOR PAPERS/PARTICIPATION; many, many other resources also.

ASSOCIATION FOR ASIAN AMERICAN STUDIES

Held 11-14 April 2012. Washington, D.C. "The theme, Expanding the Political: Power, Poetics, Practices, refers to the location of the meetings in Washington, DC, the seat of politics and power in the United States. Asian Americans play an increasing role in U.S. and international politics in their roles as voters, politicians, and policy makers. At the same time, we wish to highlight the everyday and informal political practices of Asians in America as they use art, academics, and activism to engage--and change--the world around them...Submissions due by Saturday, October 1, 2010." See the link for details.

ASSOCIATION FOR ASIAN STUDIES

15-18 March 2012. Toronto, Canada. Annual. Open to areas outside of art history; still, with over 200 panels, it is the largest annual conference in this area. Please see Web site for information.

CENTRAL EURASIAN STUDIES CONFERENCE

Held 6 March 2010. Indiana University. "Graduate students, professors, and independent scholars are cordially invited to submit abstracts of papers addressing all topics pertaining to Central Eurasian Studies. Central Eurasian Studies is defined for the purposes of this conference as the study of the historical and contemporary Afghan, Balto-Finnic, Hungarian, Mongolic, Persian, Tibetan, Tungusic, and Turkic peoples, languages, cultures, and states...[Web site not updated 5 September 2010]

DIGITAL HUMANITIES AUSTRALASIA

28-30 March 2012. Australian National University, Canberra, Australia. "The Australasian Association for Digital Humanities is pleased to announce its inaugural conference, to be held at the Australian National University, Canberra. The conference will feature papers, panels, posters and associated workshops. We invite proposals on all aspects of digital humanities in Australia, New Zealand and internationally, and especially encourage papers showcasing new research and developments in the field and/or responding to the conference theme of 'Building, Mapping, Connecting'.

"Abstracts of no more than 300 words, together with a biography of no more than 100 words, should be submitted to the Program Committee by 11 November, 2011. All proposals will be fully refereed. Proposals should be submitted via the online form at (http://conference.aa-dh.org). Please indicate whether you are proposing a poster, a short paper (10 mins), a long paper (20 mins) or a panel. Presenters will be notified of acceptance of their proposal on 30 November, 2011.

REGIONAL CULTURES IN THE ARTS GREATER CHINA

27-29 June 2013. Hong Kong, Hong Kong Baptist University. Deadline: Nov 30, 2012. "Scholars, art administrators, artists and research students are invited to submit proposals for pre-formed panels or individual papers. Proposals in Word format, including a 300-word paper abstract and a two-page CV, should be submitted to Dr Michelle Huang at (ava-conference@hkbu.edu.hk) by 30 November 2012.

Publications and Other Opportunities

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Modern Art Asia

"a new journal dedicated to the arts of Asia from the eighteenth century to today, presenting postgraduate research from historical perspectives and international news on Asian art. Combining peer-reviewed articles with insightful commentary and the latest exhibiton reviews from international correspondents, Modern Art Asia provides a new forum for exchange between scholars that crosses the boundaries of traditional academic disciplines, and engages with a general readership through the addition of journalistic writing on art. Modern Art Asia invites postgraduates working on the arts and material cultures of Asia from the eighteenth century to the present to submit previously unpublished papers of 4,500-10,000 words for publication...We are also seeking students and journalists interested in becoming regular correspondents or in submitting shorter journalistic pieces.

"Word limits: Academic papers: 4,500-10,000 / Correspondence and opinion pieces: 500-1,000 words / Exhibition, book, performance reviews: 500-800 words. Contact modernartasiaenquiries@yahoo.co.uk to submit articles and for further information.

TRANS-ASIA PHOTOGRAPHY REVIEW

"a peer-reviewed, open access online journal devoted to the discussion of photography from Asia...The editors welcome proposals for articles, book reviews, online exhibitions and interviews. Please contact (editor@tapreview.org)."




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