The Department of Art History at Case Western Reserve University announces its call for papers for the annual graduate symposium on Saturday, April 15, 2006. Now in its 32nd year, the Cleveland Symposium is organized by the graduate students in the Cleveland Museum of Art/Case Western Reserve University joint program in art history and museum studies. The Cleveland Symposium is currently accepting abstracts related to the theme of ďArt about ArtĒ. Papers may address a variety of topics including, but not limited to, self portraits, artist academies and training, artistís quoting earlier art, paintings-within-paintings, etc. Subjects from all art historical periods are encouraged.
Cash awards will be given to the best papers from various periods.
The Cleveland Symposium is also seeking presentations of recent or upcoming dissertation topics by Ph.D. candidates for our keynote speaker. Topics need not pertain to the art about art theme.
Interested candidates should submit a one-page, single spaced abstract of no more than 250 words; a detachable cover sheet including the studentís name, email address, the title of the paper, and a short C.V. Email submissions are preferred, but if you chose not to submit by email, please include a self-adressed, stamped envelope. Accepted presenters will be required to submit their paper in full two weeks prior to the event. All presentations must not exceed twenty minutes.
Deadline HAS BEEN EXTENDED: Friday, February 10, 2006.
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