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 would like to recognize the generous sponsorship of the Samuel H. Kress Foundation for this lecture series. The 2015 IAS/Kress Lecture in Italy will be in Naples. Interested speakers are encouraged to apply by 4 January 2015. More information.

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: ARTEMISIA GENTILESCHI. INTERPRETING NEW EVIDENCE, ASSESSING NEW ATTRIBUTIONS
Deadline 15 August 2014
7 May 2015, Florence, Italy. Read abstract

CFP: ONCE UPON A TIME: MANFREDO TAFURI AND THE CRISIS OF ARCHITECTURAL HISTORY
Deadline 14 September 2014
6-7 March 2015, Zürich, Cabaret Voltaire. Read abstract

CFP: MIGHTY PROTECTORS FOR THE MERCHANT CLASS: SAINTS AS INTERCESSORS BETWEEN THE WEALTHY AND THE DIVINE.
Deadline 15 September 2014
14-17 May 2015, International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo. Read abstract

CFP: ARTISTS, AVARICE AND AMBITION IN EUROPE, 1300-1600
Deadline 10 November 2014
9-11 April 2015. AAH Annual Conference, University of East Anglia, Norwich. Read abstract

CFP: VIRTUES AND VICES, DESIRES, DEVICES
Deadline 15 December 2014
29 Jan-1 Feb 2015, Athens, GA. Read abstract

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

FAMILY PATRONAGE IN EARLY MODERN GENOA, ROME, AND VENICE (1500–1750)
8 September, Rome, Bibliotheca Hertziana—Max-Planck-Institut für Kunstgeschichte. Study Day. Read abstract

RENOVATIO, INVENTIO, ABSENTIA IMPERII: FROM THE ROMAN EMPIRE TO CONTEMPORARY IMPERIALISM
11-13 September, Brussels. Read abstract

CULTURAL ENCOUNTERS AND SHARED SPACES IN THE RENAISSANCE CITY, 1300-1700. A CONFERENCE IN MEMORY OF SHONA KELLY WRAY
12-13 September 2014. University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada. Read abstract

GIORNATE DI STUDIO SU PAOLO VERONESE
25 – 27 September 2014. Read abstract

COLLECTING AND NEW DIRECTIONS IN MUSEOLOGY
10-12 October 2014, MEWO Kunsthalle, Memmingen. Read abstract

FACE, FACES, THE PHENOMENOLOGY OF FACE
19-22 October 2014, Athens, GA. Read abstract

CARLO FONTANA (1638–1714), A CELEBRATED ARCHITECT
22–23 October 2014, Rome, Italy. Read abstract

ANDREW LADIS ITALIAN TRECENTO CONFERENCE
23-25 October 2014, Georgia Museum of Art and the Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia, Athens, GA. Read abstract

BRAMANTE AND LOMBARD QUATTROCENTO ARCHITECTURE
October 2014, Milan. Read abstract

AUGUSTUS THROUGH THE AGES
6-7 November, Brussels. Read abstract

BRAMANTINO AND FRENCH RULE IN RENAISSANCE LOMBARDY (1499-1522)
6-7 November 2014, Lugano. Read abstract

LOCAL ANTIQUITIES, LOCAL IDENTITIES: ART, LITERATURE AND ANTIQUARIANISM IN EUROPE BETWEEN THE 14TH AND 17TH CENTURIES
13-14 November 2014, The Warburg Institute, London. Read abstract

THE POWER OF AFFECTIONS: POETRY, MUSIC, AND SPECTACLE IN SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY ITALIAN OPERA LIBRETTOS
13-14 November 2014, Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts. Read abstract

DIOCLETIAN’S PALACE IN THE WORKS OF ADAM, CLÉRISSEAU, AND CASSAS
27-29 November 2014, Institute of Art History – Center Cvito Fiskovic in Split, Croatia. Read abstract

UNTYING “THE KNOT”: THE STATE OF POSTWAR ITALIAN ART HISTORY TODAY
9-10 February 2015, The Center for Modern Italian Art, New York, conference and study day organized by Sharon Hecker and Marin R. Sullivan. Sponsored by CIMA and the Italian Art Society. Read abstract

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

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