The Race Track, c. 1891Young Woman with Peonies, 1870The Cotters Saturday Night, c. 1815The Letter, 1890-1891The Public in the Salon of the Louvre, Viewing the Painting of the Large Fish Bowl, mid 19th centuryLa Pensée, 1877/1891 marbleOak Tree, mid 1840s salted paper print from a paper negativeRipening Pears, c. 1884/1885 oil on canvas

Graduate Symposium Program

2018 AHNCA/Dahesh Graduate Student Symposium

The Fifteenth Annual Graduate Student Symposium in the History of Nineteenth-Century Art, co-sponsored by the Association of Historians of Nineteenth-Century Art (AHNCA) and the Dahesh Museum of Art, will be held on Sunday, March 18, 2018, at the Dahesh in New York City. The Mervat Zahid Cultural Foundation has generously provided the Dahesh Museum of Art Prize of $1,000 for the best paper. The prize also carries with it the opportunity for publication in Nineteenth-Century Art Worldwide. Some travel funding is available.

Graduate students are invited to submit proposals for 20-minute papers on topics in the history of art and visual culture of the long nineteenth century (1789–1914). Proposals that give evidence of new scholarship and originality of approach are especially encouraged. Send the following materials to the selection committee as a single e-mail attachment (not as multiple attachments) addressed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Combine the following documents into a single file attachment; do not send multiple files:
•    brief c.v. (2-page maximum)
•    cover sheet with name, school, title of paper, and name of faculty adviser on the proposed paper, as well as its relation to the doctoral dissertation
•    2-page (500-word) abstract

To be considered, proposals must be received by Sunday, January 7, 2018. Invitations to participate will be sent out by e-mail no later than January 21, 2017.

For additional information, please e-mail Patricia Mainardi (AHNCA Programs Chair) at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..