The Art History Society (AHS) of CSU Los Angeles is seeking submissions for "The Role and Practice of Artists in Society" Graduate Student Symposium which will be held on January 22, 2011. We welcome papers exploring the character, status, and function of artists in society in European, Islamic, and Mesoamerican art. Our goal is to investigate the position, training procedures, and general attitudes toward artists from a variety of civilizations and cultures in order to learn more about the different roles and practices of artists in diverse cultures.
The symposium will feature a keynote address by Dr. Peter Lukehart who will speak on "Artists' Places/Artists' Spaces: The Organization of Workshops, Studios, and Academies across Time and Cultures."
Please send a CV and an abstract of no more than 300 words for a twenty-minute paper by October 25, 2010 via e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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