Category Archives: Call for Papers

Call for Papers – FRAN (Feminist Renewal Art Network) Symposium: Feminism, Art and Activism 40 years – Art Gallery of South Australia

Call for papers FRANFEST (Feminist Renewal Art Network) Symposium: Feminism, Art and Activism 40 years 16-17 September 2017 Art Gallery of South Australia     Contemporary feminist practices: 16 September Gender and the Museum: 17 September FRANFest to be held in South Australia, is a month-long, multi-venue event highlighting the work of women (and gender-diverse and non-binary) artists from 25 August-24 September 2017.  The aim of the festival is to survey the history and contemporary practice of art that is aligned with feminist concerns and, where relevant, to acknowledge Adelaide-based developments. FRANFest commemorates an event 40 years ago, The Women’s Show […]

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CALL FOR PAPERS OPEN ISSUE: AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF ART, ISSUE 1, 2018

Issue 1, 2018 Open Issue Issue editors: Professor Deborah Ascher Barnstone, (University of Technology, Sydney), and Dr Donna West Brett (University of Sydney). Journal aims and scope The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Art (ANZJA) is published by the Art Association of Australia and New Zealand (AAANZ). AAANZ is Australia’s professional body for art and design historians, arts writers, artists, students of art history and theory, and museum professionals. The journal is Australasia’s principal refereed art history journal. ANZJA is dedicated to the study of art history and its various emanations including art practice, theory and exhibition. The editors […]

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Call for Papers for AAANZ 2017 ‘Art and its Directions’ now open

The Conference Committee would like to invite proposals for papers for the AAANZ 2017 Conference to be held at the University of Western Australia, Perth, from 6 to 8 December 2017.  The deadline for proposals is Monday 14 August 2017 Please see the submission instructions below and follow the links for the Call for Papers – Abstracts and Guidelines and the Participation Proposal Form Session Format Conference sessions are each timetabled for 90 minutes; consisting of three 20 minute papers plus 10 minutes of questions, discussion, and commentary per paper (except where noted otherwise in the session abstract) Session Convenors manage […]

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CFP | Natures and Spaces of Enlightenment (David Nichol Smith Seminar), Griffith University and the University of Queensland, December 13-15, 2017

Brisbane, Griffith University and the University of Queensland, December 13 – 15, 2017 Deadline: Aug 1, 2017 The Australian and New Zealand Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies is pleased to announce that the sixteenth David Nichol Smith Seminar, Natures and Spaces of Enlightenment, will be held in Brisbane, Australia, at Griffith University and the University of Queensland on the 13th to 15th December 2017. We welcome proposals for papers or panels on the theme ‘Natures and Spaces of Enlightenment’, broadly conceived as referring to the plurality of Enlightenments as well as the ideas and uses of nature which they endorsed, and the spaces in […]

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CALL FOR PAPERS OPEN ISSUE: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Art, Issue 1, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS OPEN ISSUE: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Art, Issue 1, 2018. Submissions deadline: 30 July 2017 Issue 1, 2018 Open Issue Issue editors: Professor Deborah Ascher Barnstone, (University of Technology, Sydney), and Dr Donna West Brett (University of Sydney). Journal aims and scope The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Art (ANZJA) is published by the Art Association of Australia and New Zealand (AAANZ). AAANZ is Australia’s professional body for art and design historians, arts writers, artists, students of art history and theory, and museum professionals. The journal is Australasia’s principal refereed art history journal. ANZJA […]

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Australian Council of University Art and Design Schools Conference, ANU, September 2017

ACUADS Conference Australian National University School of Art & Design 28 & 29 September 2017 Conference theme: Value Australian university art and design schools are facing increasing economic and political challenges. The visible impact of these pressures on the sector is already evident and has been widely discussed. Inevitably, the careers of younger and emerging academics will unfold in a very different environment to their older and more established colleagues. Against the backdrop of this profound change it is important to establish and declare the continuing value to Australia of art and design, and therefore the continuing value of university […]

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Call for Papers | Women in the Creative Arts (ANU, August 2017)

The School of Music at the Australian National University, is pleased to announce a call for papers and submissions for an innovative research conference on “Women in the Creative Arts” to be held at the school from 10-12 August, 2017. Papers and proposals are invited from scholars and industry practitioners from the creative arts. The topical focus for this conference is the creative work of artists who identify as women. Delegates of all gender identities are invited to submit proposals for papers. Research papers will receive 30 minutes of presentation time – papers should be presented within 20 minutes, allowing […]

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Agency and aesthetics: A symposium on the expanded field of photography – Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki – Saturday 1 April 2017

Agency and aesthetics: A symposium on the expanded field of photography With more photographs circulating than ever before, what do photographers want their images to do? How are artists retaining agency amongst the changing ontology of photography and its conventions and technologies? Does photography either in an art gallery or online still offer a democratic potential in its ability to alter or resist existing positions? As part of a consideration of the shifting politics and aesthetics of photography this event is an opportunity to consider the current nature of subjectivity in image worlds. If the selfie is the “the first […]

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