Applicants must be practicing art historians who teach at a university or work as a curator in a museum, or artists who teach art history. They must have a good working knowledge of English and be available to participate in CAA events from February 9 to 17, 2015. Applicants must be able to obtain a travel visa to visit the United States for the duration of the conference. Only professionals who have not attended a CAA conference previously, and who are from countries underrepresented in CAA’s membership are eligible to apply. Applicants do not need to be CAA members. This grant program is not open to graduate students or to those participating in the 2015 conference as chairs, speakers, or discussants.
How to Apply
Please review the application specifications and complete the form on the following pages. If you have questions about the process, please email Janet Landay, project director of the CAA International Travel Grant Program, email@example.com.
Applications should include:
A completed application form (see below)
A two-page version of the applicant’s CV
A letter of recommendation from the chair, dean, or director of the applicant’s school, department, or museum
Please send all application materials as Word or PDF files to Janet Landay, project director of the CAA International Travel Grant Program, firstname.lastname@example.org.
All application materials must be received by Monday, August 18, 2014. CAA will notify applicants on Tuesday, September 30, 2014.
The College Art Association is dedicated to providing professional services and resources for artists, art historians, and students in the visual arts. CAA serves as an advocate and a resource for individuals and institutions nationally and internationally by offering forums to discuss the latest developments in the visual arts and art history through its Annual Conference, publications, exhibitions, website, and other programs, services, and events. CAA focuses on a wide range of advocacy issues, including education in the arts, freedom of expression, intellectual-property rights, cultural heritage and preservation, workforce topics in universities and museums, and access to networked information technologies. Representing its members’ professional needs since 1911, CAA is committed to the highest professional and ethical standards of scholarship, creativity, criticism, and teaching.
In all areas of employment, education, exhibitions, publications, and programs, CAA actively encourages the inclusion of individuals representing a diversity of race, religion, gender, age, class, national origin, sexual orientation, and disability. The organization also discourages discrimination based on the same.
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CAA-Getty International Program
2015 Application Form
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Place of Birth:
Gender (male or female):
University or Museum:
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Home or Cell Phone (include country and city code):
Studio or Office Phone (include country and city code):
Please respond to the following questions. Feel free to use as much space as needed.
1. Please describe your academic or artistic focus.
2. Please describe your current job and the institution for which you work.
3. Please describe any previous international collaborations or projects with which you have been involved.
4. How will attending the CAA conference benefit your professional development? In addition to your scholarly or artistic interests, please include any job-related issues, such as developing curricula for your department, creating an archive of materials, online learning, digital publications, etc.
5. On February 10, the day before the Annual Conference begins, the CAA-International Program will convene a preconference colloquium about international issues in art history. Please describe topics that you would like to explore, both through short presentations and group discussions.
6. Because the purpose of this grant is to support the internationalization of art history, briefly describe your views on the current state of the field from a global perspective and your thoughts on ways to improve it.
7. Feel free to include any additional comments here.
Please send the completed application form, your two-page CV, and the letter of recommendation to Janet Landay, project director of the CAA International Travel Grant Program, at email@example.com. All documents must be Word or PDF files.
All application materials must be received by Monday, August 18 2014. CAA will notify applicants on Tuesday, September 30, 2014.
The College Art Association is grateful to the Getty Foundation for its generous support of the CAA-Getty International Program.https://networks.h-net.org/node/7636/discussions/34462/grant-caa-getty-2015-international-travel-grants
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