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Heritage Show + Tell ― call for speakers

January 31st, 2018

We are currently calling for speakers prepared to rise to the challenge of sharing their current work in three minutes at the next Heritage Show + Tell on 6 March 2018.
Installation view of Lynda Benglis at The Hepworth Wakefield, 6 February – 1 July 2015. Courtesy the artist and Cheim & Read, New York.

Call for papers ― (Re-)Forming Sculpture | Summer Symposium 2018

January 17th, 2018

This Association for Art History Summer Symposium is a two-day annual conference on 27 & 28 June 2018 which will highlight current doctoral and early career research in the field of sculpture, within its widest art historical remits. Deadline for proposals extended to 23 March.

Special Issue Call for Papers: corps; Volume 25 Issue 1 (2019) parallax

January 3rd, 2018

Potential contributors should submit abstracts of 400 words to the guest editors for this Special Issue of parallax by 1 February 2018. Read More »
Bill and Ben. Photograph: Jason Lock. Image courtesy of Waterside.

Exhibition at the Waterside Arts Centre curated by BA Fine Art alumna

December 14th, 2017

BA Fine Art alumna Georgia Taylor Aguilar was recently selected to curate an exhibition with the Cosgrove Hall Films Archive.
Image of Griselda Pollock © University of Leeds

Artists and scholars celebrate a feminist space at Leeds

December 12th, 2017

A two-day symposium taking place this week at the University of Leeds will bring together significant scholars and artists who have been involved in the feminist project that has been sustained through the work of (and inspired by) Professor Griselda Pollock in her 40 years at the University of Leeds.
Mary Barker_ exhibition at ULITA

Mary Barker — the first woman to study textile industries at the University of Leeds

December 6th, 2017

Can you imagine being the only woman or man on your university course? A new temporary exhibition exploring the life and work of Mary Barker, the first woman to be accepted onto the textile industries course at the University of Leeds, is currently on show at ULITA – an Archive of International Textiles.

Applications for the White Rose College of the Arts & Humanities PhD Scholarships are now open for 2018

November 17th, 2017

The School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies is pleased to invite applications for up to eight White Rose College of the Arts & Humanities (WRoCAH) AHRC Studentships for PhD study beginning in the academic year 2018/19.
Detail from Chilean mural uncovered in Leds University Union building_photo by Emily Marriott.

Call for memories of a 1970s mural uncovered in Leeds University Union

November 10th, 2017

MA Art Gallery and Museum Studies would like to hear from anyone who remembers a mural created in 1976 by a group of Chilean refugees who came to Leeds to flee the Pinochet regime.

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