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Call for papers - FEAST-The Meal issue 3

Posted 17 October 2016 in External News and Events

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’.

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Careers Day 2016

Posted 12 October 2016 in AAH News and Events

29 October 2016
The Whitworth, University of Manchester

This year’s AAH Careers Day will be hosted by the University of Manchester in the newly refurbished Whitworth gallery. This event is aimed at recent graduates, undergraduates, sixth-form students and all those who are interested in pursuing a career in the increasingly competitive arts and heritage sector.

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Call for papers - EVIL – 14th Annual Symposium of the International Medieval Society – Paris

Posted 10 October 2016 in External News and Events

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.

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Call for papers - Form and Reform Conference, July 27-29, 2017

Posted 7 October 2016 in External News and Events

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?

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Symposium - BELLOWS AND THE BODY: The Real, the Ideal and the Nude

Posted 6 October 2016 in External News and Events

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.

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Call for papers - Beyond Genius and Muse: Collaborating Couples in Twentieth-Century Arts, Bristol April 2017

Posted 5 October 2016 in External News and Events

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.

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Conference - Muybridge in Kingston: Day Symposium, 4 November 2016 At the Langdon Down Museum's Normansfield Theatre, Hampton Wick

Posted 4 October 2016 in External News and Events

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.

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Workshop - Publishing in Conservation 1-day Workshop

Posted 3 October 2016 in External News and Events

This one-day course will provide an introduction to publishing in conservation, and it is aimed at conservators who would like to know more about writing up their work for publication.

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Seminar - The Medici and their Archive: Diplomacy, News, and Material Culture

Posted 3 October 2016 in External News and Events

This event will take place on 26 October 6pm in the UCL Italian Seminar Room, Room 351, Third Floor, Foster Court, Malet Place, UCL, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT

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Call for papers - Border Control: On the Edges of American Art

Posted 3 October 2016 in External News and Events

This two-day conference will bring together new scholarship exploring the edges and borders of American art before 1980, the varied acts of traversal and attempts at containment that have shaped its histories. Presented as the culmination of the three-year Tate Research project ‘Refiguring American Art’.

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