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Call for Papers: Enlightened Women | BAN Supported Seminar

Deadline for submissions: 24 July 2022
Date of workshop: 9 September 2022

‘Enlightened women: British women artists in the eighteenth century’ is a collaborative curatorial workshop comprising of a keynote address and a series of short form papers in the morning followed by a workshop in the afternoon (with a shared lunch in between). The aim of the workshop is to devise a curatorial rational for a hypothetical exhibition about women and visual culture in Britain during the eighteenth century. As a group, we will agree on our expected outcomes and share our ideas and results at the close of the day.  This hypothetical exhibition would draw material from collections in the UK and Australia and an Australian iteration will be held at The Australian National University in October. There is also the opportunity to bring both groups together online in November. It is anticipated that proceedings from the seminar series will be published electronically and that your papers may be included with your permission.

Please email your submissions by 24 July 2022 to the convenor, Lara Nicholls, PhD candidate in the Centre for Art History and Art Theory at The Australian National University, Canberra. [email protected]

Short papers in this seminar are limited to 10-15 minutes and should be supported by a PowerPoint on the day of approximately 10-20 slides.

Please submit an abstract of 250 words which includes the following points:

  1. Author’s name, title, position, and institution/organisation
  2. Working title of the paper
  3. 250-word abstract
  4. 4 key images with captions
  5. 4 key words

For more information on potential themes and how to apply please download the call for papers guidelines via the link below.

Call For Papers poster