Bay Area Figurative Painting Movement of the Mid-20th Century

Museum Education, Kalamazoo Institute of Arts (Kalamazoo, Michigan)

Call for Papers
Posted by: Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo MI
Deadline: September 30, 2019

The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts (KIA) is hosting a symposium on the Bay Area Figurative Movement, its participants, and their significant impact on American...

Race, Ethnicity, and Architecture in the Nation's Capital

SAH Latrobe Chapter (The Catholic University of America School of Architecture and Planning)

Governments and private developers have employed built environments to control and regulate racialized bodies. Through the systemic planning of residential and commercial districts, public spaces, and transit, they ensured the growth of isolated enclaves whose economic health varied based on...

Big Tree, Small Ax: Unearthing Histories in the Works of Women of Color

MELUS 2019 Women of Color Caucus (Cincinnati, Ohio)

Scholars marvel at the intersectionality of works by women of color—not only in terms of how they artfully navigate the borders of identities, but also how their works transgress conventional borders of genres. On the MELUS 2019 Women of Color Caucus panel, participants will consider...

Black Bibliographia: Print/Culture/Art

Center for Material Culture Studies, UD Library, Museums & Press and the College of Arts & Sciences’ Paul R. Jones Initiative (The University of Delaware)

CALL FOR PAPERS

“Black Bibliographia: Print/Culture/Art”

April 26-27, 2019

University of Delaware...

Made in New York

MA Program in the History of Design and Curatorial Studies, Parsons School of Design/Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum (Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, New York, NY)

We are looking for papers that explore the history of making, fabrication, industry, craft, and consumerism in New York--on large and small scales, high design and popular culture, tangible goods and media product--from the Dutch founding of the city, or even before, to the present...

Cartographies of the Body: Subversions. Surveillance. Crossings.

Interdisciplinary, Borderlands: A Critical Graduate Symposium (Storrs, Connecticut)

We are accepting proposals for the 3rd annual Borderlands Graduate Symposium to be held at University of Connecticut on March 30 & 31, 2018. This year, the conference theme is “Cartographies of the Body: Subversions. Surveillance. Crossings.” We hope to hear from a wide...

Made in New York

Graduate Student Symposium on the History of Design, Parsons/Cooper Hewitt MA Program in the History of Design and Curatorial Studies (Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, New York)

A unique confluence of circumstances made New York City both a chief entrepôt of early America and something of a cultural anomaly in the country. We are looking for papers that explore the history of making, fabrication, industry and crafts in New York--on large and small scales, high design...

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