Call for Papers | AAH 2013 at Reading

Posted in Calls for Papers by Editor on June 27, 2012

From AAH:

39th Annual Association of Art Historians Conference
University of Reading, 11-13 April 2013

Proposals due by 12 November 2012

AAH2013 will represent the interests of an expansive art-
historical community by covering all branches of its discipline/s and the range of its visual cultures. Academic sessions will reflect a broad chronological range, as well as a wide geographical one. We will address topics of methodological, historiographical, and interdisciplinary interest as well as ones that open up debates
about the future of the discipline/s.

Keynote Speakers: Adrian Forty (Professor of Architectural History, The Bartlett, University College London) and Okwui Enwezor (Curator and Director of Haus der Kunst, Munich)

If you would like to propose a paper for one of the sessions listed below, please follow the proposal guidelines outlined on the paper proposal form.

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The following selections might be relevant for dixhuitièmistes. A full list of panels along with descriptions is available here (as a PDF file).

(In)formal Networks and the Professionalisation of Art and Design History: Conversations with art and design historians
Liz Bruchet (Voices in Art History) and Joanne Gooding (Design History Society)

Painted Gladiatrices: Women, art and the 18th-century social arena
Heather Carroll and Lauren Puzier (Sotheby’s)

Landscape and Economy
Kevin Chua (Texas Tech University) and Ross Barrett (University of North Carolina)

Poster Session
Susan Grange (Independent) and Lawrence Buttigieg (Independent)

The Art History of the Animal
Alastair Harden (University of Reading)

Ceremonial and the City
Caroline Arscott (Courtauld Institute of Art) and Pat Hardy (Museum of London)

Rhythm in Art and Life
Michelle Ying-Ling Huang (Hong Kong Baptist University) and Charlotte de Mille (Courtauld Institute of Art)

‘Action Painting’: The theatrical and the dramatic in narrative art
Mark Ledbury (University of Sydney) and Andrei Pop (University of Basel)

Shut your Eyes! Iconophobia in the modern era
Sarah Lippert (University of Michigan-Flint)

The Permanence of the Transient: Precariousness in art
Camila Maroja (Duke University) and Caroline Menezes (University of the Arts – UAL)

The Knowing Gaze: The shifting role of the connoisseur and connoisseurship in art and its histories
Jordan Mearns (University of Edinburgh Jordan) and Tom Denman (University of Reading)

Into the Light: The changing significance of light in art, design and architecture
Melissa Miles (Monash University)

The Imaginary Drinker: Bodies and beverages in art and society
Frédérique Desbuissons (Institut national d’histoire de l’art) and Edward Payne (Courtauld Institute of Art)

From Utopian Teleologies to Sporadic Historiographies: ‘Interfaces’ of art and cybernetics
Maia Toteva (Montana State University) and Jennifer Way (University of North Texas)

Twitchers: Birds and art
Tracey Warr (Oxford Brookes University), Paul Kilsby (Oxford Brookes University), and Clair Chinnery (Oxford Brookes University)

Photography and the Histories of Sculpture: What role has photography played in forming sculpture’s place in art history?
Lisa Le Feuvre (Henry Moore Institute) and Jon Wood (Henry Moore Institute)

Student Session: Collaboration
Sibyl Fisher (University of Leeds)

Visualising Architecture: Fictive buildings c.1300 – c.1750
Amanda Lillie (University of York)

Sculpture and the Sea: Figureheads and ship sculpture
Alison Yarrington (University of Hull), Douglas Hamilton (University of Hull and Maritime Historical Studies Centre), and Julia Kelly (University of Hull)

Museums & Exhibitions Session: Curating the Book: Exhibiting books, archives and manuscripts
Layla Bloom (Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery, University of Leeds) and Ben Thomas (University of Kent)

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