The Warburg Institute is hosting its first Postgraduate Symposium Cultural Encounters: Tensions and Polarities of Transmission from the Late Middle Ages to the Enlightenment. It explores the concept of cultural encounters, focusing particularly on their productive outcomes and on the dynamics of cultural changes across time and space.See more details >
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We invite submissions for the Vol 2, Issue 2 of the Drawing Research, Theory, Practice Journal including: Articles (5000 words); Research Projects (3000 words); Critical essays (3000 words); Profiles (1000 words) Featured Drawings (1-2 and 1000 words); Reviews (1000 words) on the latest books, media, museum and gallery exhibitions, conferences, performance, educational and research projects and events that relate to drawing.See more details >
Call for papers for the upcoming Consuming Animals conference occurring Friday 17th- Saturday 18th March 2017 at the University of York. This two-day interdisciplinary conference is designed to bring together those in the humanities whose work explores humanimal relations during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.See more details >
Society of Architectural Historians is accepting session proposals for its 71st Annual International Conference in Saint Paul, Minnesota (April 18-22). Submission deadline: January 17, 2017 at 5 pm CSTSee more details >
FEAST seeks contributions to its third online edition ‘The Meal’. The edition will explore the preparation, staging and consumption of the meal addressing its role as a social marker and trigger for memory. This is part of an ongoing series of editions on the theme of ‘Setting the Table’.See more details >
Please find here the Call for Papers (abstracts due 5 November 2016) for our annual symposium, which will take place 29 June to 1 July 2017, on the theme of “Evil” in the Middle Ages. The IMS-Paris will offer one prize for the best paper proposal by a graduate student.See more details >
Form and Reform is a conference on nineteenth-century literature, art, and history to be held at UC Santa Cruz, preceding the Dickens Universe week on Middlemarch. Current debates about form and formalism in Victorian Studies open the door to this dimension of the word “reform,” and they urge us to re-consider their relation. If we can make the distinction between historicist criticism and formalist criticism, how can these engage and challenge each other afresh?See more details >
Fascinating papers and roundtable discussion exploring key early 20th-century New York painter George Bellows and the Ashcan School. Linked to the Barber Institute’s autumn Bellows exhibition, expect lively debate and new insights on topics including the significance of the life class, censorship, and connections to popular illustration and radical magazines.See more details >
Call for papers - Beyond Genius and Muse: Collaborating Couples in Twentieth-Century Arts, Bristol April 2017
Examining collaborating couples can help us rethink the paradigms of working relationships in the arts; especially those of the twentieth century, where ideas of genius and muse are in total flux. This interdisciplinary conference engages with collaboration within creative partnerships of all arts; it focuses on methodology, theory, biography, and various other aspects.See more details >
Conference - Muybridge in Kingston: Day Symposium, 4 November 2016 At the Langdon Down Museum's Normansfield Theatre, Hampton Wick
This symposium explores Muybridge's distinctive relationship to Kingston, presenting original research on Muybridge's work, its histories, and its multiple connections by artists, film-makers and scholars.See more details >