Tuesday, January 29th, 2008, 5:30 pm
Matthew D. Adams
(Institute of Fine Arts, New York University)
Abydos: Origins, Power, Memory, and Myth in an Egyptian Sacred Landscape
Mencoff Hall (The Cabinet), 68 Waterman Street
Reception to follow
Call for Papers
Charged Circuits: Questioning International Exhibition Practices
Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
March 14-15, 2008
Deadline for paper proposals extended to: January 25, 2008
Graduate students from all disciplines, including art history, visual arts,
curatorial and museum studies, communications, film studies, cultural
studies and history, are invited to propose papers for Charged Circuits:
Questioning International Exhibition Practices. This two-day symposium seeks
to critically assess the recent proliferation of international exhibitions
and their growing influence on the discipline of art history. What are the
implications of this expanding transnational exhibition practice? Is this
practice really the reflection of a “new internationalism”? Which artists
and curators are privileged within the global exhibition circuit, and why?
What are the power dynamics between global economy and local communities?
What part does nationalism play within transnational exhibitions? And in
what way have international exhibitions affected how art history is written
Continue reading CFP: Charged Circuits: Questioning International Exhibition Practices
Owning the Past: Archaeology and Cultural Patrimony in the Late Ottoman Empire
An International Conference, February 29 – March 1, organized by Diane
Favro, UCLA and Zeynep Celik, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Continue reading UCLA Conference on Ottoman archaeology
A major new initiative in German academe is underway, in the form of an ‘excellence cluster’ entitled
‘Topoi – The Formation and Transformation of Space and Knowledge in Ancient Civilizations‘.
Within this scheme the Free University of Berlin have just invited applications for a Professorship in Ancient Near Eastern Archaeology, for 4 Junior Fellows, for 20 fully-funded PhD studentships, and for 4 post-doctoral awards.
See attached for more. See also http://www.topoi-berlin.de/
Continue reading Topoi – Opportunities in Berlin
Brown’s Writing Center offers individual appointments for students who need help with writing papers, and maintains online lists of writing resources.