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Report on "Fair Use: Art and Copyright online" at Eyebeam Artists in Conversation
CAA News
On Saturday, January 25, 2014, New York's Eyebeam Art + Technology Center held a panel discussion on fair use, art, and copyright online. The three speakers were Patricia Aufderheide, Elisa Kreisinger, and Michael Weinberg.
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  Jewish Artists and the Bible in Twentieth-Century America
By Samantha Baskind

“A fascinating and beautifully written examination of the role of biblical art in twentieth-century America.” —Gary Shteyngart

Samantha Baskind will be signing copies at the Penn State Press booth at CAA on Thursday February 13th from 2 to 3.
 


CAA Publishes an Issues Report on Fair Use in the Visual Arts
CAA News
CAA is pleased to announce the publication of Copyright, Permissions and Fair Use among Visual Artists and the Academic and Museum Visual Arts Communities: An Issues Report. Endorsed by CAA's Board of Directors, the report is now available on CAA's website and will also be distributed in printed form at the upcoming Annual Conference in Chicago.
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Obama and Art History
CAA News
CAA has great respect for President Obama's initiative to provide all qualified students with an education that can lead to gainful employment. The organization supports all measures that he, Congress, state legislatures, and colleges and universities can do to increase the opportunities for higher education.
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FINE ARTS DOCTORAL PROGRAM

Texas Tech’s curriculum combines studies in music, theatre, and philosophy with a specialization emphasizing Critical Studies & Artistic Practice that examines diverse discourses in visual arts, explores transdisciplinary margins and disciplinary strengths, and supports a variety of professional goals. Doctoral students holding assistantships receive substantial reductions in tuition and fees. MORE:
 


CAA Appoints New Committee Members
CAA News
CAA's nine Professional Interests, Practices, and Standards Committees welcome their newly appointed members, who will serve three-year terms (2014–17). In addition, three new chairs will take over their committee's leadership role.
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Chicago Picks from CAA's Committee on Women in the Arts
CAA News
CAA's Committee on Women in the Arts (CWA) has recommended ten exhibitions on view in Chicago during CAA's Annual Conference, including Lilli Carré at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Judy Ledgerwood at the Smart Museum of Art, and Nora Schultz at the Renaissance Society.
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CWA Picks for February
CAA News
The February 2014 picks from CAA's Committee on Women in the Arts include solo exhibitions of work by Jillian Mayer in Salt Lake City, Carrie Mae Weems in New York, and Theresa Bernstein in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
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  New - MA in Art History

The School of Art also offers the following degree programs: MAE, MFA in Art, and PhD in Fine Arts with field of specialization in Art.  MORE
 


JPASS for CAA Members
CAA News
CAA offers members a special, deeply discounted fee for JPASS, a new JSTOR access plan for individuals. JPASS is especially valuable for individuals without institutional access, faculty members at institutions with limited access to JSTOR, and adjuncts with irregular access to library resources.
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Digital Media Art Preservation Project
CAA News
CAA invites members to participate in a questionnaire for a digital media art preservation project currently underway at Cornell University. This project aims to develop scalable preservation strategies for complex, interactive, born-digital media artworks using the collections of the school's Rose Goldsen Archive of New Media Art as a test bed.
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Arts in Turkey Tour: Yesterday and Today
CAA News
CAA has partnered with Tutku Tours to provide an exclusive offer for its members to spend two weeks exploring the ancient and contemporary sides of Turkey, from May 27 to June 10, 2014.
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Board of Directors Election
CAA News
The 2013–14 Nominating Committee has selected a slate of six candidates for election to the CAA Board of Directors for the 2014–18 term: G. James Daichendt, Azusa Pacific University; Helen C. Frederick, George Mason University; Jim Hopfensperger, Western Michigan University; Gunalan Nadarajan, University of Michigan; Dannielle Tegeder, Lehman College, City University of New York; and David C. Terry, New York Foundation for the Arts.
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Annual Members' Business Meeting
CAA News
The agenda for the Annual Members' Business Meeting, taking place at the 2014 Annual Conference in Chicago on Friday, February 14, 5:30–7:00 PM, has been published. All CAA members are invited to attend and participate.
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  Phaidon Press at CAA Annual Conference

Phaidon Press, the world’s leading publisher of books on the visual arts, will be at CAA’s Annual Conference next week. Stop by Booth #226 to preview upcoming publications, peruse our full range of published titles, and meet the Phaidon team, including editor Diane Fortenberry. Learn more about Phaidon online
 


Proposed Amendment to the CAA By-Laws
CAA News
CAA requests your vote on a proposed amendment to the organization's By-laws. The amendment grew from a detailed analysis of CAA's current membership structure and reflects the results of a recent survey evaluating the most highly valued aspects of membership.
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Conference Hotel Reservations at the Palmer House
Annual Conference Update
If you are planning to attend the 2014 Annual Conference in Chicago and have not yet made your hotel reservations, CAA is offering discounted room rates at the Palmer House.
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Getting around Chicago
Annual Conference Update
CAA provides the basics for getting around Chicago by public transportation—which includes buses and trains—and by taxi.
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Free Annual Conference Mobile App
Annual Conference Update
CAA has created a free mobile app to help attendees navigate the Annual Conference. The app, which works on most mobile platforms—including iPhones and iPads, Android devices, and Blackberries—will allow you to search and browse sessions and events, create a personalized schedule, find your way with maps of the conference venue, browse exhibitors in the Book and Trade Fair, and share events on Twitter and Facebook.
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Download Abstracts 2014 and the 2014 Directory of Attendees
Annual Conference Update
Conference registrants may now download PDFs of Abstracts 2014 and the 2014 Directory of Attendees. Abstracts 2014 summarizes the contents of hundreds of papers and talks that will be presented in program sessions, and the 2014 Directory of Attendees lists the names and contact information for those who registered by the early and advance deadlines.
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  MFA Studio Art, MFA Photography

2-Year MFA, Florence, Italy. Studio Art Centers International - MFA programs in Studio Art and Photography offered entirely in Europe by an accredited US institution.
 


ARTexchange Participants
Annual Conference Update
Thirty-nine artists will take part in this year's ARTexchange, an annual event showcasing the work of CAA members that will take place on Friday, February 14, 5:30–7:30 PM. Participants will exhibit their paintings, drawings, prints, photographs, sculptures, and digital works using the space on, above, and beneath a six-foot folding table.
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Conference Hashtags
Annual Conference Update
If you plan to tweet during the 2014 Annual Conference in Chicago, please use the official CAA hashtags—#CAA2014 for the entire meeting and #ARTspace for all events happening in ARTspace—to let your followers and all conference attendees know what you're up to.
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  Reading art across America

UC Press celebrates innovative American artists. Reading Basquiat weaves together the artist’s interests in painting, writing, and music, and Allan Kaprow, Robert Smithson, and the Limits of Art looks at these artists’ attempts to test the limits of art. Save 30% on American Art with discount code 14W2110.
 


Career Services Guide
Annual Conference Update
CAA has designed the Career Services Guide to inform job seekers and employers about placement activities at the 2014 Annual Conference in Chicago. The publication, available as a PDF, will help you navigate Career Services events and provides answers to frequently asked questions.
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Interviewers Needed for the Mock Interview Sessions
Annual Conference Update
The Student and Emerging Professionals Committee seeks established professionals to volunteer as practice interviewers at the 2014 Annual Conference in Chicago. In the Mock Interview Sessions, interviewers pose as a prospective employer, speaking with individuals in a scenario similar to the Interview Hall at the conference.
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  CALL FOR ENTRIES

CALL FOR ENTRIES for the 2015 Georgia O’Keeffe Museum Research Center Book Prize, which recognizes a book that has made a significant contribution to American Modernism. For details about selection criteria and the Book Prize, please visit okeeffemuseum.org/book-prize.html..
 


Practice Your Interviewing Technique
Annual Conference Update
Students and emerging professionals can sign up for a free twenty-minute practice job interview at the 2014 Annual Conference in Chicago. Organized by the Student and Emerging Professionals Committee, the Mock Interview Sessions give participants the chance to practice their interview skills one on one with a seasoned professional, improve their effectiveness during interviews, and hone their elevator speech.
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Media Lounge: Uncommon/Commons
Annual Conference Update
This year's conference Media Lounge, titled Uncommon/Commons, comprises workshops, film and video screenings, public discussions, and provocations by a range of artists, filmmakers, activists, critics, curators, community researchers, educators, lawyers, and ethnographers.
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Reunions and Receptions
Annual Conference Update
A variety of colleges, universities, and arts organizations will hold reunions and receptions at the Hilton Chicago and in other locations throughout the city during the 2014 Annual Conference. See if your alma mater or current institution is on the list.
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Tips for First-Time Conference Attendees
Annual Conference Update
Attending your first major academic conference will be exhilarating but also potentially overwhelming. To help smooth out your experience, CAA offers advice on what you can do before, during, and after the conference to take full advantage of the February event.
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Networking Tips
Annual Conference Update
The 2014 Annual Conference will provide myriad opportunities for you to meet and speak with colleagues old and new. CAA offers nine ways to help build and improve your professional network.
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  Oxford Bibliographies in Art History

Developed cooperatively with librarians and scholars worldwide, Oxford Bibliographies in Art History offers exclusive, authoritative research guides. Combining the best features of an annotated bibliography and a high-level encyclopedia, this cutting-edge resource guides researchers to the best available and most current peer-reviewed literature in the field.
 


Preorder Session Audio for the 2014 Annual Conference
Annual Conference Update
Preorder a set of MP3 audio recordings for all recorded sessions at the 2014 Annual Conference in Chicago, which will come as a DVD-ROM, for only $99.95.
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  Using visual literacy in the classroom?

Share your ideas at the 47th International Visual Literacy Association conference at The Toledo Museum of Art, November 5-8. Proposals due February 17.
 



CAA's Opportunities section collects and publishes calls for entries and papers, conference notices, fellowship and grant opportunities, and more. New listings are posted daily; you may also submit your own.


Public Fellows
Opportunities
American Council of Learned Societies
Awards, Grants, Fellowships

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SECAC 2004 Call for Papers
Opportunities
Southeastern College Art Conference
Calls for Papers

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  PIGMENTS FOR HOME-MADE PAINT

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Outdoor Sculpture Competition
Opportunities
Wayne State College
Exhibition Opportunities

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Hamiltonian Artists Fellowship Program
Opportunities
Hamiltonian Artists
Awards, Grants, Fellowships

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Monument/Anti-Monument Conference
Opportunities
Sculpture City Saint Louis 2014
Conferences and Symposia

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  SMALL CLASSES. HUGE OPPORTUNITIES. YOUR CREATIVE CAREER IS WAITING

Focused on the idea of direct and intensely creative education, the Corcoran College of Art + Design is the only accredited college of art and design in the museum and college-rich environment of Washington, DC.
 


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Obama and Art History
CAA News
CAA has great respect for President Obama's initiative to provide all qualified students with an education that can lead to gainful employment. The organization supports all measures that he, Congress, state legislatures, and colleges and universities can do to increase the opportunities for higher education.

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Top 10 Online Colleges Names the "Top 30 Most Beautiful College Art Galleries"
BWW Art World
A website dedicated to college rankings, Top 10 Online Colleges, recently named the "30 Most Beautiful College Art Galleries" in the world.

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Twelve Things You Should Never Say to an Artist
Huffington Post
One of the hardest parts of being an artist is courting the seemingly endless barrage of awkward, inappropriate, and downright rude comments hurled your way. Whether it's an intended compliment or an ignorant gaffe, some statements about l'arte are better left unsaid.

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No Laughing Matter: President's Quip about Art History Pricks Some Ears
Chronicle of Higher Education
Art history caught some unwelcome attention from President Obama in a recent speech emphasizing the need for job training. To reinforce his point that manufacturing jobs pay off, Obama said that young people who train for them could outearn art-history majors. The remark drew laughter from the president's audience in Wisconsin, but some in higher education felt slighted.
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Experts Say Academics Are Timid about Fair-Use Laws
Inside Higher Ed
Professionals in the visual arts—including art historians—let real and perceived fears about copyright law get in the way of their work, finds a new report from CAA. And while the fundamentally visual nature of their discipline raises particular concerns among scholars of art, artists, editors, and museum curators, experts say their fears are shared across academe—although some disciplines have worked to develop codes to help scholars navigate the murky waters of fair use.
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Teaching for the First Time? Read "Purposeful Pedagogy"
Art History Teaching Resources
Most doctoral students enter the classroom without any formal teaching experience or pedagogical training. Instead, they are often provided, at best, a quick orientation that offers tricks before entering the undergrad classroom as teachers. As a result, graduate students begin teaching without any support or training to help them be successful.
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  California State University- Fullerton
Tenure-Track Faculty Positions
Graphic Design
Drawing and Painting

CSUF’s flourishing 235-acre campus is close to the major museums, galleries, and entertainment and design communities of Los Angeles and Orange Counties.
 


A Modigliani? Who Says So?
New York Times
Three daunting facts confront anyone interested in buying one of Amedeo Modigliani's distinctive elongated portraits. They tend to have multimillion price tags; they are a favorite of forgers; and despite an abundance of experts, no inventory of his works is considered both trustworthy and complete.
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DIA's $100 Million Pledge to Rescue Fund Helps Clear Path to Bankruptcy Resolution
Detroit Free Press
In a whirlwind day that marks a turning point in Detroit's historic bankruptcy, the Detroit Institute of Arts pledged $100 million to a growing rescue fund to protect pensions and art, and emergency manager Kevyn Orr released to major creditors an early version of the massive restructuring proposal for the city's estimated $18.5 billion in debt and liabilities.
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Now Starts the Hard Work for DIA: Raise $100 Million to Meet Its Pledge
Detroit Free Press
The Detroit Institute of Arts has pledged $100 million to the growing rescue fund to shore up municipal pensions, shield its treasures from sale, and spin the city-owned museum into an independent nonprofit. But now DIA leaders have to go out and make good on their word and raise the money.
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  Appraising Art: The Definitive Guide to Appraising the Fine and Decorative Arts.

A comprehensive handbook covering appraisal methodology, legal guidelines, and fifty areas of the fine and decorative arts. Appraisers Association of America. Hardcover $175.
 


Adjuncts Gain Traction with Congressional Attention
Chronicle of Higher Education
Maria C. Maisto went to Capitol Hill last fall to correct what she saw as a misperception about colleges' response to the nation's new healthcare law. By the time she left, she had accomplished something bigger. She had gotten lawmakers talking about higher education's reliance on adjuncts and how their working conditions make it difficult for them to do their best work.
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New Report Urges More Emphasis in Adjunct Faculty Conditions during Accreditation
Inside Higher Ed
Accreditors "can and should be doing more" on site visits and in their standards to address concerns about adjunct faculty employment and its effect on student learning, says a report from the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. "Campuses often do not evaluate the type of support they have in place to help faculty perform to their highest capabilities," the report says. "The negative student learning outcomes [associated with overreliance on adjunct faculty] that have been documented have occurred in part because institutions have not updated or changed."
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