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SUPPORT THE IAS WHILE YOU SHOP!: Use one of our Amazon.com links to support the IAS as you shop for the holidays. 4-6% of your purchase will be returned to the IAS by Amazon at no cost to you. These funds help support travel and research grants and other IAS initiatives. Three more days to get free shipping (ends 19 December). Deadline 25 December.

OPERA SANTA CROCE KICKSTARTER CAMPAIGN. The Opera di Santa Croce has successfully raised needed funds to restore the Pazzi Chapel Loggia. Donors have given $102,426 via Kickstarter thanks in part to IAS member efforts! While this project is funded, the Opera welcomes donations towards other needed restorations.

CFP: IAS AT AAIS. The IAS will sponsor two sessions at the 2015 meeting of the American Association for Italian Studies. Session organizers are now seeking proposals. More information. Deadline 31 December.

NEW! TIME TO RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP! IAS membership runs on a calendar year, and all memberships will expire on 31 December. In addition to our Student (20$) and Regular (30$) memberships, we now offer Patron ($60) and Institution ($100) memberships. Renew or join us today! Deadline 31 December.

CFP: THIRD ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM ON MEDIEVAL AND RENAISSANCE STUDIES. The Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at St. Louis University seeks proposals for its third annual Symposium on Medieval and Renaissance Studies. More information. Deadline 31 December.

IAS NEWSLETTER. The Fall Newsletter is now online. Our Newsletter Editor welcomes contributions for the Winter Newsletter. More information. Deadline 15 January.

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 CAA 2015. The IAS will sponsor one session and host its annual business meeting at the College Art Association Annual Conference to be held in New York. Please note that this year, our session will be held on Wednesday and our business meeting will be on Thursday. More information. 11-12 February.

I TATTI BEST ARTICLE PRIZE. The 2014 Best Article Prize has been awarded to IAS member Niall Atkinson for his article “The Republic of Sound: Listening to Florence at the Threshold of the Renaissance” published in the 2013 I Tatti Studies in the Italian Renaissance. Villa I Tatti currently welcomes submissions for the 2015 prize, to be awarded to the best journal article published in 2014 by a junior scholar (advanced PhD candidate or degree after 1 January 2009). More information. Deadline 14 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. More information. 26-28 March 2015.

IAS AT KALAMAZOO. The IAS will sponsor three linked sessions at the 50th International Congress on Medieval Studies to be held in Kalamazoo. More information. 14-17 May 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.

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.

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 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. 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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Announcements last updated December 21, 2014 at 8:23 am  CST