A STRANGE PLACE STILL? RELIGION IN CONTEMPORARY ART

A Symposium of the Association of Scholars of Christianity in the History of Art (ASCHA)

Tuesday | February 14, 2017 | New York City

 

 

WELCOME

 

The Association of Scholars of Christianity in the History of Art (ASCHA) is dedicated to the facilitation and promotion of scholarship examining the historical and contemporary relationship between Christianity and the visual arts. ASCHA is dedicated to examining problems that confront the field by identifying scholarly needs and fostering opportunities for the presentation and publication of new scholarship in a safe and respectful environment. ASCHA is a forum for the advancement of research, dialogue, and collaboration in the area of Christianity and the visual arts.

 

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New Scholarship about "Paradise"

 

The Association of Scholars of Christianity in the History of Art (ASCHA) and Religion and the Arts seek proposals for essays of new scholarship on the theme of “paradise” in 19th Century British and American Art. Accepted essays will join essays developed from papers presented at the February 2, 2016 ASCHA symposium: Picturing Paradise in 19th Century British and American Art: Past, Lost, Regained.

 

CFP Here.

 

Proposals of no more than 300 words should be submitted, with a cover letter and 2 page C.V. by February 1, 2017 to Dr. Rachel Hostetter Smith at rcsmith@taylor.edu and Dr. James Romaine at drjamesromaine@gmail.com. Authors will be notified by mid-February. Completed essays should be in the range of 5000-6000 words and are due May 1, 2017. Authors are responsible for securing all rights and reproductions for images for their essays and to cover any costs that entails. For more information about Religion and the Arts CLICK HERE.

 

 

 

RESEARCH

 

 

DIALOGUE

 

 

COLLABORATION

 

 

Above: Kingdom of Heaven 2 (2015) by Wayne Adams

 

 

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