Conferences & Lectures

The IAS sponsors and supports a number of conference sessions and lectures each year. In addition to IAS-Sponsored Conference Sessions and an annual lecture co-sponsored by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, the IAS posts calls for papers and opportunities to attend other conferences related to Italian Art. If you have a conference or lecture that should be posted here, please contact the webmaster.

Calls for Proposals/Papers for IAS-Sponsored Sessions
The Program Committee welcomes proposals for IAS-sponsored sessions at the annual meetings of the American Association of Italian Studies, the College Art Association, the International Congress on Medieval Studies — Kalamazoo, the Renaissance Society of America, the Society of Architectural Historians, and the Sixteenth Century Society (SCSC). Members are encouraged to send suggestions for sessions to the Program Committee Chair. See our submission guidelines for eligibility requirements and instructions as well as the individual pages for each conference listed below. Our Conferences at a Glance page allows you to see all current and upcoming conferences at once.

IAS-Sponsored Conference Sessions
IAS at American Association for Italian Studies (AAIS)
IAS at CAA
IAS at Kalamazoo
IAS at RSA
IAS at SAH
IAS at Sixteenth Century Society & Conference (SCSC)

IAS Travel Grants
The IAS provides grants to support graduate students, recent Ph.D. recipients, and scholars traveling internationally to present papers on Italian topics at select conferences.  Please see the our Travel Grants page for more information

IAS/Kress Lectures in Italy

The IAS is delighted to announce that the next IAS/Kress lecture will take place outside Florence at Villa I Tatti, the Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies, on Wednesday, 1 June 2016. The speaker will be a senior or established scholar working on a topic related to Florence or its environs. Deadline for applications will be in early January, with application information available soon.

2014 IAS/Kress Lecture, Pisa: Gipsoteca, San Paolo all’Orto; Photo credit: Cathleen Fleck
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 2013 IAS/Kress Lecture, Rome: Fondazione Marco Besso; Photo credit: Humberto Nicoletti Serra
2013 IAS/Kress Lecture, Fondazione Marco Besso, Rome. Photo Credit: Humberto Nicoletti Serra 2013 Kress Lecture, Rome: Fondazione Marco Besso; Photo credit: Humberto Nicoletti Serra

 

Other Conferences: Calls for Papers
Conferences are listed in chronological order by due date. Corrections and additions should be sent to the webmaster.

CFP: HERS & HERS: WOMEN AS ARTISTS, CLIENTS, AND CONSUMERS
16 April 2016, Sacramento, California State University, Sacramento. Deadline for proposals 22 February 2016. Read abstract

CFP: XVth CONFERENCE OF THE INTERNATIONAL COURTLY LITERATURE SOCIETY
24-29 July 2016, Lexington, KY. Read abstract

CFP: ANDREW LADIS TRECENTO CONFERENCE
10-13 November 2016, New Orleans, Tulane University. Deadline for submissions 20 February 2016. Read abstract

Other Conferences: To Attend
Conferences are listed in chronological order by date. Corrections and additions should be sent to the webmaster.

PLACING PRINTS: NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN THE STUDY OF PRINT, 1400-1800
12-13 February 2016, Courtauld Institute of Art, London. Sponsors: Courtauld Institute of Art and Print QuarterlyRead abstract

VASARI @ SANTA CROCE
3-5 March 2016, Basilica di Santa Croce, Florence. Sponsors: Opera di Santa Croce, Medici Archive Project, Samuel H. Kress Foundation, and Syracuse University in Florence. Organizers: Sally J. Cornelison, Alessio Assonitis, Paola Vojnovic; Keynote: Marcia B. Hall (Temple University). Read abstract

CFP: NEGOTIATING LIMITS BETWEEN EARLY MODERN SOVEREIGNTIES: VENETIAN DALMATIA AND OTTOMAN BOSNIA, 15th-EARLY 18th CENTURIES
25-28th May 2016, Zadar, Croatia. Read abstract

CFP: AGAINST THE MEDICI: ART AND DISSENT IN RENAISSANCE ITALY
26-27 May 2016, Florence, Archivio di Stato. Read abstract

CFP: FOURTH ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM ON MEDIEVAL AND RENAISSANCE STUDIES
20-22 June 2016, Saint Louis, Saint Louis University. Read abstract

CFP: HYBRID REPUBLICANISM: ITALY AND AMERICAN ART, c. 1840-1918
6-7 October 2016, Rome. Read abstract

Past Conferences on Italian Topics
Conferences 2015
Conferences 2014
Conferences 2013
Conferences 2012
Conferences 2011
Conferences 2010

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