CAA 2015, NYC | Call for Participation | 5.9.2014 Deadline


Call for Participation

Propose a Paper or Presentation for the 2015 Annual Conference

2015 Call for Participation

Click the image above to download a PDF of the 2015 Call for Participation

The 2015 Call for Participation for the 103rd Annual Conference, taking place February 11–14, 2015, in New York, describes many of next year’s programs sessions. CAA and the session chairs invite your participation: please follow the instructions in the booklet to submit a proposal for a paper or presentation. This publication also includes a call for Poster Session proposals and describes the seven Open Forms sessions.

Listing more than one hundred panels, the 2015 Call for Participation is only available as a PDF download; CAA will not mail hard copies of this twenty-eight-page document.

The deadline for proposals of papers and presentations for the New York conference is Friday, May 9, 2014.

In addition to dozens of wide-ranging panels on art history, studio art, contemporary issues, and professional and educational practices, CAA conference attendees can expect participation from many area schools, museums, galleries, and other institutions. The Hilton New York is the conference headquarters, holding most sessions, Career Services, the Book and Trade Fair, ARTspace, special events, and more. Deadline: May 9, 2014.


COLLEGE ART ASSOCIATION WEBSITE. For more information about proposals of papers and presentations for the 2015 Annual Conference, please contact Lauren Stark, CAA manager of programs, at 212-392-4405.

What is the College Art Association?

Founded in 1911, the College Art Association:

  • Promotes excellence in scholarship and teaching in the history and criticism of the visual arts and in creativity and technical skill in the teaching and practices of art
  • Facilitates the exchange of ideas and information among those interested in art and history of art
  • Advocates comprehensive and inclusive education in the visual arts
  • Speaks for the membership on issues affecting the visual arts and humanities
  • Provides publication of scholarship, criticism, and artists’ writings
  • Fosters career development and professional advancement. Identifies and develops sources of funding for the practice of art and for scholarship in the arts and humanities
  • Honors accomplishments of artists, art historians, and critics
  • Articulates and affirms the highest ethical standards in the conduct of the profession

CAA includes among its members those who by vocation or avocation are concerned about and/or committed to the practice of art, teaching, and research of and about the visual arts and humanities. Over 12,000 artists, art historians, scholars, curators, critics, collectors, educators, publishers, and other professionals in the visual arts belong as individual members. Another 2,000 departments of art and art history in colleges and universities, art schools, museums, libraries, and professional and commercial organizations hold institutional memberships.

CAA is governed by a twenty-two-person Board of Directors, most elected by the membership, who represent the diverse constituencies in the visual arts and geographic regions of the United States and beyond. Membership is open to all individuals with an interest in art, art history, or a related discipline, whether by vocation or avocation. CAA encourages the inclusion among its constituencies of qualified individuals representing a diversity of race, religion, gender, national origin, sexual preference, physical disability, and age in employment, education, exhibition, programmatic opportunities, and the awarding of grants and prizes in the public and private art sectors. The CAA administrative office is located in New York.


College Art Association
50 Broadway, 21st Floor
New York, NY 10004
212-627-2381 (fax)

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