Midwest Art History Society

2020 ANNUAL CONFERENCE

March 19–21
Houston, Texas

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

Oct 8, 2019 Baylor University seeks a Chair, Associate or Full Professor, for the Department of Art and Art History, to begin in August 2020.

Baylor University Seeks Chair for Department of Art & Art History Details

Oct 8, 2019

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!

Apr 5, 2019 The 47th Annual Conference of the Midwest Art History Society, March 19-21, 2020 will be in Houston. Sessions will be held at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. The Keynote Speaker is Mari Carmen Ramirez, Museum of Arts, Houston. The conference hotel is the Magnolia Hotel Houston. Click the plus sign to reserve your room now and for more conference information!

Announcing: MAHS Annual Conference, March 2020, is in Houston! Details

Apr 5, 2019

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

Mar 8, 2019 The Program Booklet for the 2019 MAHS Annual Conference Booklet with complete schedule and abstracts is available as a PDF file. Click on the plus sign.

2019 Program Booklet Details

Mar 8, 2019

Click here for the 2019 Program Booklet, which includes a complete schedule of sessions and special events, plus abstracts of all papers.

MAHS First  e-Publication is Now Online

MAHS First e-Publication is Now Online

Dec 14, 2018 The first e-publication of MAHS is now online: "Monumental Troubles: Rethinking What Monuments Mean Today"
MAHS First  e-Publication is Now Online

MAHS First e-Publication is Now Online Details

Dec 14, 2018

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).