Midwest Art History Society
2020 ANNUAL CONFERENCE
The Midwest Art History Society brings together academic, museum-based, and independent art historians in the common goal of scholarly inquiry and the exchange of ideas.
Baylor University Seeks Chair for Department of Art & Art History
Baylor University Seeks Chair for Department of Art & Art History Details
Baylor University seeks a Chair, Associate or Full Professor, for the Department of Art and Art History, to begin in August 2020. Salary and benefits competitive. Candidates may specialize in studio art or art history with an excellent record of scholarly achievement and administrative expertise. Successful candidate will be a nationally or internationally-recognized artist/scholar/designer and committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching. Willingness to seek external funding to support faculty research is desired as well as the ability to develop new strategies for building collaborative relationships in a productive undergraduate community. M.F.A. or Ph.D. required. Administrative experience at a college/university.
Responsibilities include administration and teaching course in area of expertise. Other duties include the leadership of an undergraduate program with twenty-one full-time faculty and interfacing with the Martin Museum of Art and Allbritton Art Institute. Record of successful professional achievement and ongoing professional/creative research expected. Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, consistently listed with highest honors among The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For.”
To apply: Submit a letter of application, CV, 3 letters of recommendation, copies of official undergraduate and graduate transcripts, statements of both leadership and teaching philosophies, and a PDF of 20 examples of personal work and 20 examples of student work (fully identified), or sample publications (with complete references). Submit materials electronically to Professor Robbie Barber, Search Committee Chair, via Interfolio. Preference given to applications completed by December 31, 2019. Applications reviewed beginning November 10, 2019 and continue until filled. For more information, click here.
Announcing: MAHS Annual Conference, March 2020, is in Houston!
Announcing: MAHS Annual Conference, March 2020, is in Houston! Details
Click here to reserve your room now in Houston for the MAHS Annual Conference, March 19-21, 2020, at the Magnolia Hotel Houston, 1100 Texas Avenue, Houston. Group rates are available until February 25, 2020.
Keynote Speaker Mari Carmen Ramírez is the Wortham Curator of Latin American Art & Director of the International Center for the Arts of the Americas at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. She will be speaking on the evening of March 19.
2019 Program Booklet
MAHS First e-Publication is Now Online
MAHS First e-Publication is Now Online Details
The first e-publication of MAHS is now online! Click here to download "Monumental Troubles: Rethinking What Monuments Mean Today"—seven papers presented at the 2018 MAHS Annual Conference in Indianapolis in a session chaired by Erika Doss, Professor of American Studies at the University of Notre Dame. The essays address controversies surrounding various public monuments, from Civil War statues to AIDS memorials; how their meaning changed over time; and responses to them, including calls to remove, relocate, or destroy them. "Monumental Troubles" appears on ND Curate, the online platform of the University of Notre Dame for scholarly publlications. The MAHS publication was edited by Erika Doss and Cheryl Snay (Snite Museum of Art, Notre Dame).