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NEW! IAS RESEARCH AND PUBLICATION GRANT WINNERS. Congratulations to Danielle Carrabino and Allie Terry-Fritsch, winners of 2014 IAS Research and Publication Grants. Carrabino, a Lecturer at RISD, will use her grant to offset image costs for her book Caravaggio and the Caravaggesque in Sicily. Terry-Fritsch, Associate Professor at Bowling Green State University, will use her grant to travel to Florence for research on her book project, Somaesthetics and the Renaissance: Viewing Bodies at Work in Early Modern Italy. More information.
NEW! IAS TRAVEL GRANT WINNERS. Congratulations to Francesca Borgo and Kristen Streahle, winners of the 2013 IAS Travel Grants. Borgo, a PhD Candiate at Harvard, will present a paper at RSA New York. Streahle, a PhD candidate at Cornell, will present a paper in an IAS-sponsored session at Kalamazoo. More information.
CLOSING SOON! CFP: THE PRODUCTION OF ORNAMENT. 21-22 March 2014, University of Leeds with the support of the Henry Moore Foundation. Keynote speakers: Susanne Kuechler, Professor of Material Culture in the Department of Anthropology, UCL and Alina Payne, Professor of the History of Art and Architecture, Harvard. More information. Deadline 13 December.
CLOSING SOON! CFP: CONFERENCE. The Society for Renaissance Art History at the South-Central Renaissance Conference will host Exploring the Renaissance 2014: An International Conference 3–5 April 2014 in Tucson, Arizona. Abstracts should be submitted online. More information. Deadline 15 December.
CLOSING SOON! CFP: PONTORMO AND ROSSO FIORENTINO: COURT ARTISTS IN TURMOIL. A one-day conference organized by Andrea M. Gáldy with Lauren Johnson and held at the British Institute of Florence to accompany the exhibition “Pontormo and Rosso. The Diverging Paths of Mannerism” on 4 April 2014. Abstracts of no more than 200 words should be submitted by e-mail. More information. Deadline 15 December.
CLOSING SOON! I TATTI FELLOWSHIPS. I Tatti announces three fellowship opportunities: the new Joint Fellowship with Koç University (Istanbul); Mellon Fellowships; and Craig Hugh Smyth Fellowships. More information. Deadlines 15 December and 1 February
CFP: SYMPOSIUM. 16-18 June 2014, St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO. Second Annual Symposium on Medieval and Renaissance Studies. The Annual Symposium on Medieval and Renaissance Studies provides a convenient summer venue in North America for scholars in all disciplines to present papers, organize sessions, participate in roundtables, and engage in interdisciplinary discussion. More information. Deadline 31 December.
2013 YEAR OF ITALIAN CULTURE. The inauguration of The Year of Italian Culture in the United States began with the opening of the exhibition of Michelangelo’s David-Apollo lent to the National Gallery of Art in Washington by the Museo del Bargello in Florence. Visit the official website for full details and calendar of events. Through 31 December.
NEWSLETTER. The Fall 2013 Newsletter is now available. Submissions for the Winter 2014 Newsletter should be submitted no later than 15 January 2014.
IAS AT CAA.: 12-15 February 2014. The IAS will host two sessions and its annual business meeting at the 102nd College Art Association Annual Conference. More information.
NEW! CFP: CARLO FONTANA (1638-1714). A CELEBRATED ARCHITECT. A two-day conference held at the Accademia Nazionale di San Luca in celebration of the 300th anniversary of Fontana’s death. Abstracts should be submitted by e-mail. More information. Deadline 15 February.
CFP: 2014 EUROPEAN STUDIES FIRST ARTICLE PRIZES. The Council for European Studies (CES) is calling for nominations for its 2014 European Studies First Article Prize competition. Deadline 24 February, 2014. More information.
IAS AT RSA. 27-29 March 2014. The IAS will sponsor five sessions and host a reception at the 60th Annual Meeting of the Renaissance Society of America. More information.
I TATTI PRIZE. I Tatti announces Prize for Best Essay by a Junior Scholar Ada Palmer. Honorable Mention was awarded to Genevieve Carlton, “Making an Impression: The Display of Maps in Sixteenth-Century Venetian Homes,” Imago Mundi 64, 1 (2012): 28-40; and IAS member Lia Markey, “Stradano’s Allegorical Invention of the Americas in Late Sixteenth-Century Florence,” Renaissance Quarterly 65, 2 (2012): 385-442. See the I Tatti website for the full texts, abstracts, and biograpies, as well as application forms to submit articles published in 2013. Deadline 1 June.
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. Conferences at a glance.
ITALIAN RENAISSANCE RESOURCES ONLINE. A new, entirely free resource on Italian Renaissance art is now available from Oxford University Press and the National Gallery of Art, Washington. Italian Renaissance Learning Resources is just one of many research and teaching resources available on our Research & Resources page, which includes listings of research institutions in Italy, recent member publications, recently completed dissertations, and dissertations in progress. Do you have a resource you’d like to share? Please send relevant information to the webmaster. More information.
MEMBER PUBLICATIONS. Do you have a 2012 or 2013 publication that should be listed? Please email the webmaster with full publication information and a jpeg of the book or journal cover. See our Member Publications page for full information and formatting guidelines.
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.
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. 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.
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MEMBER PUBLICATIONS: The IAS lists recent member publications under the Research & Resources tab. Do you have a 2012 or 2013 article or book that should be listed? Using the format listed here, please send your citation(s) to the webmaster. More information.
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. 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.
IAS CALENDAR: The IAS maintains a calendar of IAS and related events and deadlines, found under About the IAS.
This listing last updated December 09, 2013 at 3:16:19 PM CST.