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ANNOUNCEMENTS

Listed in chronological order by due date. To post a relevant announcement, please contact the webmaster.

WHAT’S NEW IN ITALIAN STUDIES? Visit our Member Publications page to see recent titles on Italian Art and Architecture. Have a new publication to share? Current members should send information about recent books and articles for inclusion on our Member Publications page. More information.

CFP: IASBLOG AND NEWSLETTER. The Italian Art Society welcomes submissions for its blog and newsletter. Blog submissions may be submitted through the online form or to the webmaster at any time. Newsletter articles should be submitted to the newsletter editor. Deadline 15 August.

PAINTING WORKSHOP5-day Workshop in Oil Painting : “Landscape Painting in the Italian Tradition.” 1-5 August 2014. More information.

CFP: ARTEMESIA GENTILESCHI. The 3rd annual Jane Fortune Conference organized by the Medici Archive Project seeks proposals. More information. Deadline 15 August.

FELLOWSHIPS. The Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz – Max Planck Institut seeks applicants for pre- and postdoc positions within the Research Group “Objects in the Contact Zone — The Cross-Cultural Lives of Things.” More information. Deadline 15 August.

TO ATTEND. Cultural Encounters and Shared Spaces in the Renaissance City, 1300-1700. A Conference in Memory of Shona Kelly Wray. University of Manitoba, Winnipeg. More information. 12-13 September.

CFP: IAS AT CAA 2016. The IAS is accepting proposals for its sponsored sessions at the 104th College Art Association Annual Conference to be held 3-6 February 2016 in Washington D.C. More information. Deadline 22 August.

NEW! CFP: TAFURI AND THE CRISIS OF ARCHITECTURAL HISTORY. Once Upon a Time: Manfredo Tafuri and the Crisis of Architectural History. 6-7 March 2015, Zürich, Cabaret Voltaire. Keynote speakers: Dr. Victor Buchli (University College London) Prof. Dr. Andrew Leach (Griffith University, Gold Coast, Australia) Prof. Dr. Michael Osman (UCLA, Los Angeles). The organizers seek submissions for its three-part conference. More information. Deadline 14 September.

NEW! OFFICER NOMINATIONS. The IAS Nominating Committee actively seeks nominations and self-nominations for officer and committee vacancies in 2015. More information. Deadline 15 September.

CFP: IAS AT KALAMAZOO. The IAS seeks abstracts on the topic “Civic Foundation Legends in Italian Art” for its sponsored sessions at the 2015 International Congress on Medieval Studies. More information. Deadline 15 September.

CFP: EDITED VOLUME. Ashgate announces a new book series, Cultures of Play, 1300-1700. Its inaugural volume, Playthings in Early Modernity: Party Games, Word Games, Mind Games, seeks contributions. More information. Deadline 15 September.

CFP: GIULIO PAOLINI. The Fondazione Giulio e Anna Paolini invites art historians to submit abstracts for paid essays on three selected works by Giulio Paolini. More information. Deadline 30 September.

CFP: STUDI DI MEMOFONTE. The Fondazione Memofonte seeks proposals for a special issue of Studi di Memofonte on Bernard Berenson and his relationship with French culture. More information. Deadline 15 October.

VILLA I TATTI FELLOWSHIPS. Villa I Tatti is now accepting applications for I Tatti Fellowships, for junior scholars within ten years of the PhD. More information. Deadline 15 October.

IAS AT SCSC, 16-19 OCTOBER. The IAS will host two sessions at the 2014 annual meeting of the Sixteenth-Century Society Annual Conference in New Orleans. Follow link to see paper abstracts. More information.

CFP: KUNSTTEXTE. The online open access journal Kunsttexte invites submissions for its special 2015 issue: “Exhibiting the Renaissance.” More information. Deadline 31 October.

CFP: VIRTUES AND VICES, DESIRES, DEVICES. The 2015 Southern Humanities Council conference invites proposals for papers on its theme. More information. Deadline 15 December.

VILLA I TATTI FELLOWSHIPS. Villa I Tatti is now accepting applications for Craig Hugh Smyth Visiting Fellowships, for scholars who do not have the benefit of sabbatical leave, and Mellon Visiting Fellowships, for advanced PhD candidates and junior scholars who teach or plan to teach in Asia, Islamic countries, Latin America, and the Mediterranean basin. More information. Deadline 2 February 2015.

UNTYING ‘THE KNOT.’ In conjunction with The Center for Modern Italian Art, New York, the IAS will host a two-day conference and study day 9-10 February 2015 prior to the annual meeting of the College Art Association. Untying “The Knot”: The State of Postwar Italian Art History Today. More information. 9-10 February 2015.

IAS AT RSA 2015. The IAS will sponsor five sessions at the Annual Meeting of the Renaissance Society of America to be held in Berlin in 2015. More information. 26-28 March 2015.

CFP: VISTAS. VISTAS, a new non-profit, subsidizing the publication of books of new scholarship on European sculpture 1250-1780, is now accepting proposals for consideration. More information.

CFP: ARCHITECTURAL HISTORIES. The European Architectural History Network (EAHN) invites submissions to its new, open-access journal. More information.

CFP: PUBLISHING INITIATIVE. The Art History Publication Initiative (AHPI), funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, supports the publication of forty books by first-time authors in both print and digital form over a period of five years (2013-18). For more information about the initiative, the first books published in it, submissions, and the participating presses, please see the interactive digital catalog and website.

IAS CONFERENCES AT A GLANCE. Whether you are making travel plans or trying to decide where you would like to send an abstract, you can now see all IAS sponsored sessions in an easy to navigate chart on our Conferences at a Glance page.  Visit our Conferences & Lectures page for a listing of upcoming conferences on Italian topics.

MEMBER PUBLICATIONS: The IAS lists recent member publications under the Research & Resources tab. Do you have a 2013 or 2014 article or book that should be listed? Using the format listed here, please send your citation(s) to the webmaster. More information.

DISSERTATIONS LISTS. The College Art Association has published the authors and titles of doctoral dissertations in art history and visual studies—both completed and in progress—from American and Canadian institutions for calendar year 2012. The IAS lists recently completed and ongoing dissertations on Italian topics from all periods.  We encourage students and emerging scholars, and their advisors, to check our lists for accuracy and to submit updates for dissertations begun or completed in 2013 or 2014. More information.

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SUPPORT THE IAS: Tax-deductible, charitable contributions support the IAS annual operations, including travel grants and a lecture series. You can also support the IAS by starting your Amazon shopping through any of the links found on the site. All purchases begun from one of our website links returns at least 4% to the IAS at no extra cost to you. A simple and easy way to support IAS programming and grants. More information.

RESEARCH & RESOURCES PAGE. Our resources page contains information of use to our membership, including listings of research institutions in Italy, recent member publications, recently completed dissertations, and dissertations in progress. More information.

ONLINE ITALIAN COURSES: Rutgers University now offers an online certificate program in Italian Reading Knowledge. The two-course sequence prepares students to meet graduate school language requirements. More information.

ASHGATE DISCOUNT. A 20% discount is available to all IAS members through the Ashgate partnership program. For discount code, please contact the webmaster.

STUDENT RATE FOR BURLINGTON MAGAZINE. For a limited time, the Burlington Magazine is offering a special student rate of 12 digital issues for only $25. The subscription includes access to back issues not yet available on JSTOR.

IAS  BULLETIN BOARD SERVICE: An on-line bulletin board is available for your notices and postings, which should be sent to the webmaster.

IAS CALENDAR: The IAS maintains a calendar of IAS and related events and deadlines, found under About the IAS.

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This listing last updated 07/21/2014 at 11:16:24 AM AM CST.