Careers / Conferences

Indian Painting: The Lesser Known Traditions

Date: 7-9 March 2008

Location: Brown Auditorium, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Details: The last few decades have seen a flourishing of outstanding scholarship in the areas of courtly painting such as Mughal, Rajasthani, Pahari and Deccani.  India, however, has an astonishing wealth of diverse painting tradition. These have not been as widely studied as they deserve, but have generally been considered and classified as ‘folk’. Thus they have tended to be neglected by mainstream scholarship. The aim of this Conference is to bring together scholars who have devoted much of their attention to such lesser known traditions. 

Conference: East and West Entwined

Date: 29-30 March 2008

Location: Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA

Details: The South Asian Studies Alliance second annual conference seeks to explore the myriad ways in which South Asia and the values associated with the East have interacted with those of the West. What are the political, social, cultural and economic ties that have developed historically as a result of the meeting of these distinct cultures and civilizations? And in the contemporary context, too, what has been the impact of this interaction in a globalized world?

Position: UH Manoa, South & Southeast Asia

Assistant Professor of Art History: South & Southeast Asia 

Review of Applications begins: 20 December 2007

Location: University of Hawaii, Manoa

Details: UHM College of Arts and Humanities, Department of Art and Art History, (Manoa), tenure track, full-time, 9-month, to begin August 2008, pending position clearance and availability of funds.

Position: Curator of Himalyan Art, Asian Art Museum

Curator, Himalayan Art

Review of Applications begins: immediately, search extended & revised

Location: The Asian Art Museum, San Francisco

Details: The Asian Art Museum seeks an exceptional scholar in Himalayan art to join the curatorial staff at the museum’s spectacular new facility in downtown San Francisco.

Position: Curator, Ringling Museum of Art

Curator (or Associate) of Asian Art, #24797

Position closes: 17 March 2008

Location: The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, FL

Details: The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art located in Sarasota, Florida under Florida State University purview, seeks a dynamic curator and scholar to serve as the first Dr. Helga Wall-Apelt Curator of Asian Art.

Conference: Tibetan Art and Religion

Date: 7-9 March 2008

Location: McCormick Hall, Princeton University, Princeton NJ

Details: An interdisciplinary conference, “Art History, Buddhist Studies, Tibet: New Perspectives from the Tibet Site Seminar,” will be convened at Princeton March 7-9, 2008, in McCormick Hall, Room 101

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