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2 CfPs: Travel and Illustration

By dustinfrazierwood

RIN members, their students and colleagues with research interests in travel images and narratives might be interested in two recent CfPs.

‘Magazines on the Move: North American Periodicals and Travel’

Friday, 22 September 2017

Nottingham Trent University

This one-day seminar hosted by the Centre for Travel Writing will examine the relationship between North American travel writing and the periodical format. The conference organisers have named ‘visual representations’ as a strand that is particularly welcome.

Proposals of c.200 words should be sent to ctws@ntu.ac.uk by 28 July 2017. Postgraduates are encouraged to submit proposals.

‘New Voices 2017-18: Art and Movement’

Thursday, 11 January 2018

University of Birmingham

The Association of Art Historians (AAH) invites proposals for this one-day postgraduate research symposium on any aspect of art and movement. The symposium will explore a range of interconnected themes, including:

  • Representations of movement or its impact on a work of art’s function and form
  • The lives and works of artists abroad, including immigrants, expatriates and refugees
  • Networks of trade and circulation
  • The impact of globalisation on the production of art, its curation and the art market
  • The restitution of art and cultural objects
  • Non-movement, i.e. art or artists that resist or are denied movement

Abstracts of a maximum of 250 words, along with …read more

Source:: https://romanticillustrationnetwork.wordpress.com/2017/07/05/2-cfps-travel-and-illustration/