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International Desk

Welcome to CAA’s International Desk!

With this new web page, CAA applauds and supports the growing internationalization of our organization. Whether in the fields of art history, visual arts, design, visual culture, or museums, CAA members are increasingly working as scholars, artists, or curators beyond borders and across the globe. This new page on the CAA website, launched by the CAA International Committee, is in recognition of the growing number of international scholars who have joined our organization as a result of the CAA-Getty International Program and in recognition of CAA members’ participation in the arts, design, and museum fields globally.  

The International Desk’s editorial goal is to provide a site for all CAA members to access news on global topics such as recent scholarship (summaries or descriptions), current issues in teaching and research, scholarly- and practice-based collaborations across borders, and international exhibition reviews of interest. Our goal is to expand content sources with news from our membership-at-large as this page develops.

We hope you find our inaugural stories of interest and look forward to future submissions from throughout CAA’s membership. The only criterion is that the topic be international in scope. Please send proposals for articles to Janet Landay at jlanday@collegeart.org.

Rosemary O’Neill, Chair
CAA International Committee

Features and News

2017 CAA-Getty International Program Reunion

Celebrating five successful years of the CAA-Getty International Program, the College Art Association is pleased to announce the selection of twenty alumni to participate in a reunion program during the 2017 CAA Annual Conference, taking place in New York City from February 15-18.

South African Diary

Twenty-two years after the end of apartheid, South Africa, and especially its university system, is in an enormous state of flux. Since March 2015, students have militated against South Africa’s twenty-three government-funded universities in two related protests, Rhodes Must Fall and Fees Must Fall. This was the context for the 31st Annual Conference of the South African Visual Arts Historians (SAVAH), which I had the pleasure of attending this past summer.

CIHA 2016 in Beijing

The thirty-fourth World Congress of Art History, organized by the Comité International d’Histoire de l’Art, will take place September 15–22, 2016, in Beijing.

CAA Signs Letter Supporting Turkish Academic Freedom

CAA has signed onto a letter from the Middle East Studies Association that supports academic freedom in Turkey.

The Getty Foundation to Fund a Reunion for the College Art Association-Getty International Program

The Getty Foundation awards CAA a major grant to fund the CAA-Getty International Program for the sixth consecutive year.

Megan Holmes to Give Annual Italian Art Society/Kress Lecture

Megan Holmes of the University of Michigan will deliver the seventh annual Italian Art Society/Kress Lecture in Florence on June 1.

“William Kentridge’s Project for the City of Rome”

Rome’s Tiber embankments have been receiving an eye-catching mural makeover in the past few weeks, as a series of large-scale figures, up to ten meters in height, take shape as a century of pollution and biological patina is slowly power washed from the travertine walls.

Going Back

In 2014, I received an email saying I had been awarded a travel grant to attend the upcoming CAA Annual Conference.

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International Opportunities

Call for Papers for the journal Anales, #46
Universidad de Buenos Aires
Calls For Papers
Posted on 07/05/16
Craft Research Fund Grants
The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design
Awards, Grants, Fellowships
Posted on 07/03/16
CFP Artistic Collaborations in the Postwar Era
South Dakota State University
Calls For Papers
Posted on 07/03/16
Emerging Artists September Residency
Scuola Internazionale di Grafica
Residencies, Workshops, Exchanges
Posted on 06/29/16
Three new PhD Scholarships offered by the Brisbane Consortium for Visual Arts
University of Queensland
Awards, Grants, Fellowships
Posted on 06/29/16

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