CFP for “Abstraction and Anthropomorphism in Postwar and Contemporary Sculpture,” a session at CAA in Chicago, February 2014, chaired by Lisa Lee (University of Chicago) and Kate Nesin (Art Institute of Chicago). Due May 6.
On April 10 in Cambridge, MA, a BYO session on “Working Conditions: Paradox of Labor and the Creative Industry” at the Carpenter Center.
On April 4 in London, Adrian Rifkin on “Art Writing, or the perfect dis-union of word and image,” at the Association of Art Historians. Tickets required.
Reminder: Applications for the NYU IFA Summer Institute in Technical Art History (June 10-21, 2013), “Theoretical Subjectivities and the Critical eye,” are due March 25.
This weekend, “Why Art History Matters: Politics, Ethics, and Objects,” a graduate student conference at Princeton University. Opening & keynote lectures by Hal Foster (“Critical Stakes”, March 8 at 5pm) and James Elkins (“Unresolved Problems in Global Art History”, March 9 at 4:45pm)
The Graduate Student Advocacy Committee is distributing a survey to assess the range of graduate support structures available in Art History PhD programs
Materials from our Spring 2013 Workshop on Women & Gender in Art History, Criticism, and Practice are now available to download.
Materials from our Fall 2012 Small-Group Conversation: Women in Academic Careers are now available to download.
Summer Institute in Technical Art History for Doctoral Students now accepting applications.
GRADUATE STUDENT ADVOCACY COMMITTEE SOCIETY OF CONTEMPORARY ART HISTORIANS (SCAH) Position Statement, Summer/Fall 2012 In the contemporary climate of escalating professional and market demands combined with the increasing instability of universities, museums, and the economy, what is the role of a Graduate Student Advocacy Committee? As universities seek to make the PhD more efficient [...]
The SCAH Graduate Advocacy Committee has released a Position Statement addressing what they take to be the key issues going forward for (con)temporary art workers and scholars are, and how they hope to proceed. Read it on our website here, or download the PDF here.
Terry Smith releases a new book, Thinking Contemporary Curating, with a series of readings and conversations to follow in NYC, California, and Chicago.
The Society of Contemporary Art Historians seeks nominations and self-nominations for the executive board, to serve for the term 2012-2015. The open positions are Vice President and Secretary-Treasurer. These officers, together with the Society’s President, direct all of SCAH’s activities–most importantly, planning its annual panel at the College Art Association conference, directing its web site [...]
Princeton to begin search for Assistant Professor in contemporary art and criticism. Check Princeton University Jobs for posting.
Assistant Professor, tenure track. The Department of Art History at Emory University seeks a specialist in Contemporary Art (1950 to the present).
In the August 2011 issue of CAA News is a list of recently awarded grants.
Announced in CAA News: The Distinguished Scholar Session at the 2012 annual conference will honor Rosalind Krauss, with a panel, “The Theoretical Turn,” whose participants will include Yve-Alain Bois, Harry Cooper, Jonathan Crary, Benjamin H. D. Buchloh, and Hal Foster.
The Graduate Student Committee of the Society of Contemporary Art Historians seeks Sub-Committee chairs.
The Artist’s Institute at Hunter College has been awarded an $80,000 grant from the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts.
The Terra Foundation for American Art International Essay Prize recognizes excellent scholarship by a non-U.S. scholar in the field of historical American art (circa 1500–1980). The winning manuscript should advance understanding of American art and demonstrate new findings and original perspectives. It will be translated and published in American Art, the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s scholarly [...]
The list of dissertations in contemporary art completed in 2010 is online at caa.reviews, including five from UCLA, four from SUNY Stony Brook, three from Yale, and two each from Duke, Cornell, Stanford and UC San Diego:
Announced on S-Architecture: Art at the End of the First Machine Age, a visiting professorship program at the VU Amsterdam. Recent grants have been awarded to Jae Emerling and Emily Scott.
Art&Education: New Prize for Young Scholars In support of young scholars conducting innovative research in contemporary art, Art&Education is pleased to announce a Call for Papers for its inaugural Papers Prize, which includes a research sum of 2000 USD and the opportunity to present a paper at a conference, organized by Artforum & e-flux and [...]
A lectureship in modern and/or contemporary art at the University of York.
Posted at H-ArtHist: SCAD Hong Kong seeks candidates for positions in contemporary art history.
Posted at H-Arthist: A professorship in modern and contemporary art history at Ghent University.
On H-ArtHist: “The Allen Memorial Art Museum (AMAM) at Oberlin College is seeking applicants for a curatorial position in Modern and Contemporary Art at the assistant, associate, or full curatorial level” (deadline April 3rd).
At H-ArtHist: The University of Zurich seeks a professor in modern and contemporry art.
The Graduate Student Advocacy Committee of the Society of Contemporary Art Historians invites graduate students to respond to a very short questionnaire that aims to assess the current state of the field.
The Society of Contemporary Art Historians session at the 2011 College Art Association conference is scheduled for Thursday, February 10th.
Grants for curatorial research projects in France.
The winners of CAA’s 2011 Art Journal Award.
A job at CalArts, application deadline February 15th.
Seeking partners to form an international scientific team with the goal of preparing a scientific publication in the form of a multi-volume anthology including a scientific apparatus focusing on art criticism.
A tenure-track professorship at Northeastern University.
The 2010 winners of the Creative Capital | Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant Program.
An essay prize for American art.
Colleagues invite texts for a memorial tribute to Kathryn Hixson.
Call for Applications: OCAD University MA Program in Contemporary Art, Design and New Media Art Histories.
Applications due Nov. 22nd: at the Deutsches Forum für Kunstgeschichte in Paris, four part-time doctoral positions in art history, and one in aesthetics [...]
A Latin American modern/contemporary job at UCSD [...]
An open position at the Dallas Museum of Art: The Nancy and Tim Hanley Assistant/Associate Curator of Contemporary Art.
Smithsonian Fellowships in American Art [...]
Two open-rank positions at USC: Modern Art and Visual Culture (1850-1945) and Contemporary Art and Visual Culture (Post-1945)
Recipients of fellowships at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute [...]
This year’s fellows at the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts [...]
A job at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago [...]
From Janet Bryan to CAH-Clients: SCAD Hong Kong Seeking Professor of Contemporary Art History.
An interview with João Ribas [...]
Contemporary art dissertations completed, 2009 [...]
The Smithsonian American Art Museum announces the appointment of 18 new fellows for the 2010–2011 academic year [...]