Resources in Art History for Graduate Students



 

WOMEN, MEN, AND GENDER STUDIES

SYMPOSIA OF INTEREST TO GRADUATE STUDENTS

PUBLICATIONS AND OTHER OPPORTUNITIES







The listings below concern many areas of gender studies, always at least marginally related to art historical subjects.




THE ART OF GENDER IN EVERYDAY LIFE IX

Held 7-9 March 2012. Annual. Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID. "The Conference Committee invites abstracts from university faculty and staff as well as from graduate and advanced undergraduate students." ABSTRACT POSTMARK DEADLINE: Tuesday, November 1, 2011. Please check the Website (scroll down) for more information.

ASSOCIATED COLLEGES OF THE SOUTH WOMEN'S STUDIES CONFERENCE

Held 1-2 April 2011. University of Richmond, Virginia. Ninth biennial.

FEMINIST ART HISTORY CONFERENCE AT AMERICAN UNIVERSITY

Held 9-11 November 2012. Sponsored by the Art History Program, Department of Art, College of Arts and Sciences at American University. "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, 2012. Accepted proposals will be notified by July 1, 2012. Please e-mail proposals and CVs to: (fahc3.cfp@gmail.com). See also: H-Arthist posting.

GENDER IN ITALIAN CULTURE AND SOCIETY

"February 2013". Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. "Questions of gender and sexuality are increasingly prevalent and wide-ranging in Italian Studies, with scholarly work both interacting with and informing new and existing cultural and theoretical discourses. This one-day symposium aims to bring together researchers working in these areas in New Zealand and Australia as an opportunity for sharing ideas, exploring interests and building contact between departments. We would like to invite contributions of 20 minute long papers in English or Italian. Suggested topics include, but are not limited to, gender and sexuality in the areas of Italian literature, history, politics, and film, cultural and media studies. Please send abstracts (250‒300 words), along with paper title, affiliation and a short bio to the organisers Francesca Calamita (francesca.calamita@vuw.ac.nz) and Alex Standen (asta411@aucklanduni.ac.nz) by 11 January 2013. Speakers will be notified by 18 January 2013.

GENDER AND MEDIEVAL STUDIES CONFERENCE

Held 11-13 January 2012. Annual. The University of Manchester. Deadline for proposals is 1 September 2011. "We welcome scholars from a range of disciplines, including history, literature, art history and archaeology. A travel fund is available for postgraduate students who would otherwise be unable to attend."

GENDER AND TRANSGRESSION IN THE MIDDLE AGES

Held 23-24 April 2010. St Andrews Institute of Mediaeval Studies, Scotland. "Now in its third year, the conference aims to create a lively and welcoming forum for postgraduate students and academic staff to build contacts, present research and participate in creative discussion on the topics of gender and transgression in the Middle Ages. We are especially keen to explore the ways in which these topics, frequently studied in reference to points of rupture or breakdown, may also be discussed in their relation to growth and change in the past...Please send abstracts for papers of approximately 300 words to: (genderandtransgression@st-andrews.ac.uk). The deadline for submission was 14th February 2010. Please see the Web site for more information. [No sign of this conference 5 May 2011]

GENDER, RACE AND EDUCATION IN A GLOBAL SOCIETY: SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY

Held 12-13 April 2012. "One-page abstracts due by January 15, 2012. Accepted speakers notified by January 20. Contact: (sstein@scsu.edu). See link for details.

GENDER STUDIES CONFERENCES

Conferences, mostly "to attend" from all over the world.

GRADUATE GENDER SYMPOSIUM

Held 31 March-1 April 2010. Annual? University of Akron, Ohio. "The Graduate Committee for Research on Women/Gender (G-CROW) at The University of Akron is pleased to announce our Third Graduate Gender Symposium, showcasing graduate scholarship in all fields of women’s studies and research on gender. Our theme, “Local to Global,” is purposively a broad and inclusive one, in order to provide opportunities for graduate students working on a variety of topics and within many disciplinary approaches in their exploration of the various and often contested meanings of gender, past and present. [there follows a long list of exciting activities included] "There is no participation fee, parking is free for participants, and several discounted hotel rooms ($70) have been set aside at the historic Quaker hotel for participants traveling from outside metropolitan Akron. (Also participants may apply for a grant that will offset hotel fees.) Proposals were due Feb 1, 2010. Proposals should be 300 words or less, and should include name, title of presentation, university and department affiliation, e-mail, phone number, and mailing address. E-mail proposals to: Katie Brown at (kmc75@zips.uakron.edu). [No sign of this conference 5 May 2011]

HISTORY OF WOMEN RELIGIOUS OF BRITAIN AND IRELAND

Held 20-21 June 2012. School of Education, University College, Dublin. For more details contact (deirdre.raftery@ucd.ie) -OR- (louise.oreilly@nuim.ie). Proposals due 30 December 2011." (Held faithfully every year--location changes)

NATIONAL WOMEN'S STUDIES ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE

Held 10-13 November 2011. in Atlanta, Georgia.

SOCIETY FOR MEDIEVAL FEMINIST SCHOLARSHIP

"Publishes Medieval Feminist Forum and co-sponsors MEDFEM-L, an unmoderated forum for the discussion of feminist approaches to medieval studies..." See the Web site for details.

SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION FOR WOMEN HISTORIANS

4-6 June 2012. Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas. Deadline for proposals is August 1, 2011. Check the Web site for more information.

THINKING GENDER: UCLA CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF WOMEN GRADUATE STUDENT RESEARCH CONFERENCE

Held 3 February 2012. Annual. Send submissions to: (thinkinggender@women.ucla.edu). Deadline for Submissions: Thursday, October 17th, 2011 at 12 noon. See the link for details.

UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS, AUSTIN CENTER FOR WOMEN'S AND GENDER STUDIES

Held 29-30 March 2012. Please see the Web site for details.

WESTERN ASSOCIATION OF WOMEN HISTORIANS

Held 3-5 May 2012. Doubletree Hotel in the Berkeley marina in Berkeley, California. Please see the WAWH website for submission details. Proposals due 15 September 2011.

WESTERN ASSOCIATION OF WOMEN HISTORIANS' GRADUATE STUDENT CONFERENCE PAPER PRIZE

"...an annual prize that recognizes the outstanding paper presented by a graduate student at the annual WAWH conference. The committee will judge the presented paper, normally 10-12 pages. The presenter must also still submit a copy to the commentator of their panel. All fields of history will be considered, and articles must be submitted with full scholarly apparatus." See the Web si4te for details.

WOMEN'S HISTORY NETWORK

Held 9-11 September 2011. The Women's Library, London Metropolitan University. Theme: Looking Back - Looking Forward .

WOMEN'S STUDIES AREA OF THE POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION AND AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION

Held 11-14 April 2012. Boston. "We welcome papers and panels on any facet of popular culture relating to the study of women and gender..." The deadline for paper and panel proposals is December 15, 2011. Please send all queries and submissions to Holly Kent, at (hkent3@uis.edu).





Publication Opportunities



ASPASIA

"ASPASIA is an international and peer-reviewed yearbook that seeks to bring out the best scholarship in the field of interdisciplinary women's and gender history focusing on, and especially produced in Central, Eastern, and South Eastern Europe." See the Web site for more information.

CRITICAL MATRIX: The Princeton Journal of Women, Gender, and Culture

See Web site for more information and latest CFPs.

EARLY MODERN WOMEN: AN INTERDISCIPLINARY JOURNAL

"'Essays on Women and Gender from 1400-1700. '...is now accepting submissions for Volume 6 (2011)... We especially encourage submissions that appeal to readers across disciplinary boundaries. Essays may consider art history, cultural studies, history, history of philosophy, history of science, iterature, music, politics, religion, theater, and any global region.." Theme for this issue: "Early Modern Women and Memory." See the Web site for more informatio.

FRONTIERS: A Journal of Women Studies

"Frontiers is one of the oldest and most respected academic feminist journals in the United States. Founded in 1975, it is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary journal of scholarship, creative work, and personal essays...

GENDER & HISTORY

"...is now established as the major international journal for research and writing on the history of femininity and masculinity and of gender relations. Spanning epochs and continents, Gender & History examines changing conceptions of gender, and maps the dialogue between femininities, masculinities and their historical contexts. The journal publishes rigorous and readable articles both on particular episodes in gender history and on broader methodological questions which have ramifications for the discipline as a whole."

JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S STUDIES

See the Web site for more information.

JOURNAL OF WOMEN'S HISTORY

"Call for Special Issue: "Human Rights, Global Congresses, and the Making of Postwar Transnational Feminisms"...The deadline for submissions is May 15, 2011. Submissions will be part of the regular review process employed by JWH. Please submit papers to both Jean Quataert (profquat@binghamton.edu) and Benita Roth (broth@binghamton.edu). The special issue is slated to appear in September 2012, issue 24, 2." Plese see the Web site form more information.

THE LATCHKEY

"*The Latchkey* is a peer-reviewed, online journal dedicated to the study of the late Victorian and Modernist New Woman. We address the lives and writings of New Women authors, figures, and associates; the representation of the New Woman in literature, culture, art, and society; proto-feminism and early feminist journalism; and current innovative scholarship on the New Woman.

MEDIEVAL FEMINIST FORUM

See the Web site for more information.

n. pardoxa

"n.paradoxa is the only international feminist art journal in the world!"

WOMEN IN JUDAISM

"A multidisciplinary journal."

WOMEN'S STUDIES: AN INTERDISCIPLINARY JOURNAL

"provides a forum for the presentation of scholarship and criticism about women in the fields of literature, history, art, sociology, law, political science, economics, anthropology and the sciences."



DISSERTATION SUPPORT

Woodrow Wilson Women's Studies Dissertation Fellowships. Please see the Web site for current information.



STUDY ABROAD [sic]

MATILDA: joint European Master in Women's and Gender History

"MATILDA is a two-year MA program designed for students wishing to develop expertise in women's and gender history, as well as in European history, and who are interested in intercultural exchange. The universities involved are: Vienna University (coordinating institution), the Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski, the Universite Lumiere Lyon 2, the Central European University (CEU) in Budapest, and the University of Nottingham.
ACCREDITION:
The degree has now been accredited in four of the five partner universities, which means that the program can officially start. The process of accreditation for the fifth partner is under way.
See the Web site for more information.

Bach's Sarabande from Suite for Solo Cello No. 1 in G Major, BWV 1007 performed by Yo-Yo Ma

...with a view of half of the history of art.


(above left) Paula Modersohn-Becker.
Self-Portrait with amber necklace. 1906.
Kunstmuseum, Basel, Switzerland.

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