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ITALIAN ART SOCIETY
CONFERENCE TRAVEL GRANT FOR MODERN TOPICS
The Italian Art Society announces a NEW grant of up to $1000 to
support international conference travel by scholars working on
Italian art from the early nineteenth century to the present
Eligible scholars must be:
U.S. or foreign scholars holding the PhD
Undertaking transoceanic travel
Planning to present a paper in an IAS-sponsored session at:
1. The College Art Association meeting in Washington, DC, in February 2016
2. Any conference where the IAS is sponsoring a session on Italian art and architecture
of the 19th -21st centuries
Application deadline: 1 October 2015
Please send the following as a single WORD or PDF document (with last name in title) via e-mail to the
Chair of the IAS Awards Committee, Janis Elliott, at [email protected]:
• an introductory cover letter indicating your IAS membership status
• a current two-page C.V.
• your paper abstract with session title and chair information
• a preliminary budget
• a description of other possible travel funding sources (and their likelihood of success)
Award notification will be made by 6 November 2015
The IAS Awards Committee will determine the awarding of the grant, with final
approval by the Board of Directors. Funding must be used within the 2016 calendar year
and a final report indicating actual expenses must be submitted to the IAS Treasurer and
IAS President by 31 December 2016.
Recipients must be members of the IAS at the time of application and upon receipt
of the award, and may not have received an IAS award in the previous two years.
Current IAS officials and committee members are not eligible to apply.
The Italian Art Society (IAS) is a professional organization dedicated to the study of Italian art and architecture
from prehistory to the present. Visit www.italianartsociety.org for more information and membership details.