Monthly Archives: October 2017

Power Publications Prize for Indigenous Art Research

Interested in research and scholarly writing on Indigenous art? With an aim to foster critical understandings of Australian Indigenous art and culture, the Power Institute has established a dissertation prize for the best PhD, DPhil or Master by Research written on Indigenous art. The prize will be financial ($2,000) and the winning author will be invited to present their research at the University of Sydney. Academic supervisors will be invited to nominate candidates and a jury led by Professor Ian McLean, of the University of Melbourne, will select an awardee. Applications close September 2017. The prizes will be awarded annually […]

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James Elkins – Keir Lectures on Art, University of Melbourne

James Elkins: Limits of the Criticism of Writing in the Humanities Free Public Lecture: Keir Lectures on Art series:  James Elkins: Limits of the Criticism of Writing in the Humanities will be held Friday, 27 October 2017. https://events.unimelb.edu.au/events/9566-james-elkins-limits-of-the-criticism-of-writing-in-the   The University of Melbourne is pleased to present a lecture by James Elkins, Professor of Art History, Theory and Criticism, and Visual and Critical Studies at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.   Ever since new criticism, literary study has been developing ideas of close reading; since the inception of poststructuralism, there has been wide acknowledgment of the constructed nature of the […]

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Call for Submissions | Symposium – Women, Art and Feminism in Australia Since 1970

A two day symposium as part of the ARC project Women Art and Feminism in Australia since 1970. The symposium will be held on the 22 and 23 of February 2018 alongside Doing Feminism/Sharing the World (an artist-in-residency program from December – February at the Norma Redpath House) and the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art’s feminist exhibition Unfinished Business. We hope you will be interested to contribute and/or attend the symposium. There are a variety of ways to present listed on the site. Please circulate the call for submission to anyone you think might be interested.  Call for submissions closes November 17, 2017. […]

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