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New Directories of Graduate Programs Coming
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This fall CAA will publish new editions of Graduate Programs in Art History and Graduate Programs in the Visual Arts. As comprehensive resources of schools across the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand, the guides list over 650 programs in fine art and design, art and architectural history, curatorial studies, arts administration, and more. More



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CAA Workshop on "Toolkit for a Sustainable Life in the Arts" in Richmond
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The School of the Arts at Virginia Commonwealth University will host a CAA National Professional-Development Workshop for Artists on Saturday, October 1, 2011. The one-day event, called "Toolkit for a Sustainable Life in the Arts," will take place at the Grace Street Theater in Richmond. More

September 30 Deadline for MFA and PhD Fellowships
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CAA offers $5,000 grants to graduate students through its 2012 Professional-Development Fellowships in the Visual Arts and Art History. CAA members enrolled in MFA and PhD programs nationwide are eligible to apply. Deadline: September 30, 2011. More

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Our nationally ranked program is devoted to the education of literary artists, community engagement and the pursuit of social justice. Learn more about concentrations in Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, and Writing for Young People; cross-genre and dual genre options; and our Post-MFA Certificate in the Teaching of Creative Writing by visiting www.antiochla.edu/MFA.


Apply for a CAA Publishing Grant by October 1
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CAA offers publishing grants through two programs that support new books in art history, visual studies, and related subjects: the Millard Meiss Publication Fund and the Wyeth Foundation for American Art Publication Grant. If you have a book in the works or know someone who does, please review the application guidelines, materials, and list of previous grantees. Deadline: October 1, 2011. More

Advertise in the Fall 2011 Art Journal
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Reach an estimated 35,000 readers of CAA's quarterly publication devoted to modern and contemporary art with a display advertisement in the Fall 2011 issue. Deadline: October 7, 2011. More



Conference Registration Opens in Early October
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CAA expects to open early registration for the 100th Annual Conference, to be held February 22–25, 2012, in Los Angeles, during the week of October 3, 2011. More

Advertise on the Conference Website and in Conference Publications
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CAA is accepting advertisements for the 2012 conference website and for two printed publications: the Conference Program and the Centennial Convocation booklet. More

In the Wake of the Global Turn, November 4-5

In the Wake of the Global Turn, November 4-5 The 2011 Clark Conference will ask what a critical shift towards the "global" has and could mean for the discipline of art history, and what challenges and possibilities it could pose.
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Priority Deadline for the Book and Trade Fair
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The priority deadline for applications for Book and Trade Fair booths and tabletops at the 2012 Annual Conference in Los Angeles is Friday, October 28, 2011. Make your reservation by then to help ensure prominent placement for your company or organization. More

Reserve a Room at the Conference Hotels
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Reserve a room at one of three hotels offering special discounts to conference attendees: the Westin Bonaventure, the Millennium Biltmore, and the JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. Live. Student rates are available at the Bonaventure and the Biltmore. More



Discounts on Conference Travel
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CAA has partnered with three companies—American Airlines, Amtrak, and Avis—to offer discounts on travel costs for those attending the 2012 Annual Conference in Los Angeles. More



CAA recognizes the professional achievements of its members in a bimonthly website section called Member News.

Solo Exhibitions by Artist Members
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See when and where CAA members are exhibiting their art, and view images of their work.

Books Published by CAA Members
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Publishing a book is a major milestone for artists and scholars. Browse a list of recent titles by CAA members.

Exhibitions Curated by CAA Members
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Check out details on recent exhibitions organized by CAA members who are also curators.




People in the News
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This section lists new hires, positions, and promotions in three areas: Academe, Museums and Galleries, and Organizations and Publications.

Grants, Awards, and Honors
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CAA recognizes its members for their professional achievements, be it a grant, fellowship, residency, book prize, honorary degree, or related award.

Institutional News
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Read about the latest news from CAA institutional members.



Hidden Goya Portrait Discovered
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A hidden portrait by Goya has been discovered under one of the artist's paintings at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. It lies beneath the Portrait of Ramón Satué, 1823, which depicts a judge. The original image was revealed using scanning macro x-ray fluorescence spectrometry, a new technique developed by the universities of Antwerp and Delft. More

PhD for Working Art Professionals

IDSVA offers a PhD in philosophy and theory for artists and creative scholars. Study includes residencies at the Venice Biennale, Paris, and NYC, plus distance-learning.
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Tracing Renaissance Art to the Birth of Modern Banking
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When it comes to the Renaissance, few of us would immediately equate the rich cultural fruits of the period with the birth of the modern banking system. But a new exhibition in Florence is showing just how intertwined the two really were. Entitled Money and Beauty: Bankers, Botticelli, and the Bonfire of the Vanities, the exhibition in the Palazzo Strozzi in Florence looks at how the city's famous families got rich—and how they then used their wealth to commission works from some of the world's most celebrated artists. More

From Review to Publication
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In the last Ph.Do column, I suggested strategies for figuring out the right publication venue for your paper and described the logistical steps associated with preparing your manuscript for submission. In this piece, I discuss the various possible outcomes of the review process and how to respond to them. More

Returning from Texas at Age 700
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After more than two decades, a pair of Byzantine-era chapel frescoes in Houston is heading home—to the Mediterranean island of Cyprus. The Menil Collection in Houston said that it has agreed to return the seven-hundred-year-old wall paintings to the Greek Orthodox Church in Cyprus, ending a long-term loan arrangement between the museum and the church. More

Embodied Fantasies: International Conference 2011

SVA. 28-30 October: Transdisciplinary conference hosting scholars and artists from the fields of architecture, art history, visual art, history of science and psychology among others.
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Getty Museum to Return Additional Ancient Pieces to Greece
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The J. Paul Getty Museum said that it will return two ancient artifacts to Greece as part of a new agreement with the country's ministry of culture. The objects in question are fragments of a grave marker and a Greek language inscription, both acquired in the 1970s. The museum said the grave-marker fragments have never gone on display in Los Angeles and that they are part of a larger work depicting female forms that dates from the fifth century BC. More

Herakles United
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The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, ended a more than two-decade-old dispute with Turkey by returning the top half of its Weary Herakles statue to Turkish officials. The 1,800-year-old Roman sculpture has been at the museum since 1982. But after years of negotiations, the MFA acknowledged in July that the statue, which experts believe was probably looted from an excavation in Turkey, should be sent back to that country. More

Iraq's National Museum to Open after Eight-year Closure
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After an eight-year closure, Iraq's National Museum is preparing to reopen to the public in November this year. The outbreak of war in 2003 led to the museum's closure as well as the looting of tens of thousands of relics. Now, some of those lost relics are about to be on display again. More

Know Thine Audience
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They still prefer to read texts in print but are intrigued by the possibilities of digital, especially when it comes to scanning huge swaths of text for key words and phrases. They travel in herds and pledge allegiance to tribes; their social instincts are stronger than their market instincts. Their actions speak louder than their survey responses. They are "users"—of libraries, books, and websites. And they were the focus of this year's ITHAKA Sustainable Scholarship conference. More
 


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