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ANNOUNCEMENTS

PLEASE RENEW OR JOIN THE IAS! Annual dues for 2016 are $30.00 for regular members and $20.00 for students enrolled in college or graduate school. We also offer Patron memberships at $60.00 and Institutional/Benefactor memberships at $100.00. Dues may be paid on line with a PayPal account or credit card through http://italianartsociety.org/member-support/online-membership-renewal/, or by U.S. check payable to the Italian Art Society and mailed to IAS treasurer Martha Dunkelman, 90 Riverside Dr. Apt. 16C, New York, NY 10024.

SPRING 2016 IAS NEWSLETTER: The latest IAS newsletter has just been published. View it here.

CFP FOR IAS-SPONSORED SESSION AT RSA CHICAGO 2017: Abstracts are currently being accepted for the panels Altarpieces on the Move: Religious Art Redeployed in Early Modern Italy (deadline 23 May 2016), Eternal Painting? The Meaning and Materiality of Copper Supports (deadline 1 June 2016), Lying in State: The Effigy in Early Modern Italian Funerary Arts ca. 1400-ca. 1650 (deadline 28 May 2016), and Trecento Art beyond Italy (deadline 28 May 2016), all to be held at next year’s RSA. More information.

CALLS FOR CONTRIBUTORS FOR IAS PUBLICATIONS: The Italian Art Society is seeking staff writers for the IASblog and editorial assistants for our Newsletter. See each individual page for information. The deadline for both is 31 May 2016.

IAS/KRESS LECTURE IN FLORENCE: We are delighted to announce that Professor Megan Holmes (University of Michigan) will deliver the seventh annual IAS/Kress Lecture, in Florence at Villa I Tatti, The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies, on 1 June 2016. Her lecture is titled “New Perspectives on the Reception of Florentine Panel Painting: Interpreting Scratch Marks.” More information. See the flyer. See the announcement on the CAA page. Directions and Parking.

CFP: RETHINKING MEDIEVAL ROME: ARCHITECTURE AND URBANISM (SAH, GLASGOW, JUNE 2017): The IAS is sponsoring a session at the Society of Architectural Historians 2017 Annual International Conference (7-11 June 2017), organized by Marius B. Hauknes and Alison Perchuk. Deadline 6 June 2016. More information.

BECOME AN IAS MENTOR. The Emerging Scholars Committee (ESC) invites all mid-career and senior society members to share their expertise with our early-career members. All potential mentors and mentees should take our survey to start the process. Contact Antje Gamble, ESC Chair, with any questions.

NEW BOOK SERIES: Amsterdam University Press is pleased to announce the launch of Visual and Material Culture, 1300-1700, a series edited by Allison Levy that fosters cross-cultural as well as multi-disciplinary exploration. The series is currently considering proposals from across the spectrum of analytic approaches and methodologies. For more information, or to submit a proposal, please contact Erika Gaffney, Senior Acquisitions Editor. More information.

GIORGIO MORANDI EXHIBITION AT THE CENTER FOR ITALIAN MODERN ART, NEW YORK. Through 25 June 2016, CIMA is displaying a unique exhibition of Italian artist Giorgio Morandi. CIMA is open exclusively for guided tours led by fellows in residence on Fridays and Saturdays; information at http://www.italianmodernart.org.

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.

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.

DISSERTATION 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 2013. 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 2014 and 2015. 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.

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

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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Announcements last updated 5/24/2016.