Call for Papers: Art History Graduate Student Lecture Series

Last spring, MASO hosted its first Graduate Student Lecture Series. Over the course of six evenings during the semester, nine students presented papers on a wide array of topics, ranging from Aaron Siskind and the sublime to art in the age of digital reproduction. Two professors also presented: Professor William Agee spoke on the lasting influence of Matisse’s The Red Studio (1911), and Professor Kim de Beaumont spoke on Gabriel de Saint-Aubin’s 18th century drawings of the Concert Spirituel in Paris. Thanks to the presenters’ talented work and the support of their Hunter colleagues who attended, the series was a success!

MASO is now welcoming paper proposals from MA and MFA students for a Fall Graduate Student Lecture Series. Presentations are to be no longer than twenty minutes and may cover any aspect of your work. A brief Q&A will follow each talk. Examples of papers include, but are not limited to:

· Term papers

· Thesis chapters

· Articles intended for publication

Proposals should include a presentation title, a 300-word abstract, and your Hunter status (MA student, MFA student). Please submit to, with MASO lecture series proposal in the subject line. Submissions will be accepted until August 29, 2014. Participants will be notified by September 5 if they are selected to participate.

The fall 2014 Graduate Student Lecture Series will be held in Zabar Art Library on Wednesday evenings, beginning September 17



Welcome to the Hunter Art History MA blog! We’re super excited to be starting off a new school year with a new blog – our platform to share the goings on at Hunter North, reviews of new shows we’ve seen, and our work with our friends in the MFA department. As always, feel free to get in touch with us with us about submitting writing or visual art – we’d love to have you.