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Call for Papers: St. Thomas Graduate Symposium

Posted in Calls for Papers, graduate students by Editor on May 2, 2011

University of St. Thomas Art History Graduate Symposium
St Paul, Minnesota, 17-18 November 2011

Proposals due by 15 June 2011

The University of St. Thomas (MN) Art History Graduate Program invites proposals for its second annual graduate student research symposium. This year’s event will be held November 17-18, 2011, with a keynote talk by Dr. Steven Nelson (Associate Professor of African and African American Art History and chair of the Graduate Council at the University of California, Los Angeles) on Thursday night and student papers on Friday, November 18.

For consideration please submit a 250-word abstract and CV as attachments to artgradstusym@stthomas.edu by June 15, 2011. Selected participants will be notified by June 30 and your full paper will be due by October 1. Paper presentations will be 20 minutes in length, and the Graduate Program will award a prize to the best paper of the symposium. For more information about the event please contact artgradstusym@stthomas.edu. We look forward to your submission!

Call for Papers: The Florida State Graduate Symposium

Posted in Calls for Papers, graduate students by Editor on May 2, 2011

The Florida State University Art History Graduate Symposium
Tallahassee, 4-5 November 2011

Proposals due by 1 August 2011 [extended to 29 August]

Keynote Speaker: John T. Paoletti, Kenan Professor of the Humanities, Emeritus and Professor of Art History, Wesleyan University

The Art History faculty and graduate students of The Florida State University invite students working toward an MA or a PhD to submit abstracts of papers for presentation at the 29th Annual Art History Graduate Student Symposium. Paper sessions will begin on Friday afternoon, November 4, and continue through Saturday, November 5, with each paper followed by critical discussion. Symposium papers may come from any area of the history of art and architecture. Papers will then be considered for inclusion in Athanor, a nationally-distributed journal published by the Department of Art History and the FSU College of Visual Arts, Theatre & Dance.

The deadline for receipt of abstracts (maximum 500 words) is Monday, August 1, 2011. Please indicate the title of the talk, graduate level, and whether the subject originated in thesis or dissertation research. Send the abstract either as a printout or an email attachment to: Dr. Lynn Jones, Symposium Coordinator, lajones@fsu.edu.