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Editorial-Board Member and Field Editors Needed for caa.reviews

posted by Betty Leigh Hutcheson — Jan 23, 2009

caa.reviews is an online journal devoted to the peer review of new books, museum exhibitions, and projects relevant to the fields of art history, visual studies, and the arts.

caa.reviews Seeks Editorial-Board Member

CAA invites nominations and self-nominations for one individual to serve on the caa.reviews Editorial Board for a four-year term, July 1, 2009–June 30, 2013.

Candidates may be artists, art historians, art critics, art educators, curators, or other art professionals with stature in the field, a strong record of scholarship, and experience in writing or editing book and/or exhibition reviews; institutional affiliation is not required.

The editorial board advises the editor-in-chief and field editors and helps them to identify books and exhibitions for review and to solicit reviewers, articles, and other content for the journal; guides its editorial program and may propose new initiatives for it; and may support fundraising efforts on the journal’s behalf. Members also assist the editor-in-chief to keep abreast of trends and issues in the field by attending and reporting on sessions at the CAA Annual Conference and other academic conferences, symposia, and events in their fields.

Each year the editorial board meets twice in New York and once at the CAA Annual Conference. CAA reimburses members for travel and lodging expenses for the spring and fall New York meetings in accordance with its travel policy, but members pay these expenses to attend the conference.

Candidates must be current CAA members and should not be serving on the editorial board of a competitive journal or on another CAA editorial board or committee. Nominators should ascertain their nominee’s willingness to serve before submitting a name. Please send a letter describing your interest in and qualifications for appointment, CV, and contact information to: Chair, caa.reviews Editorial Board, CAA, 275 Seventh Ave., 18th Floor, New York, NY 10001. Deadline: April 15, 2009.

caa.reviews Seeks Field Editors for Books on Photography and South Asian Art

CAA invites nominations and self-nominations for field-editor positions for book reviews in caa.reviews for three-year terms, July 1, 2009–June 30, 2012.

Candidates may be artists, art historians, art critics, art educators, curators, or other art professionals; institutional affiliation is not required. Candidates with expertise in photography and in South Asian art are needed now.

Each field editor commissions reviews of books in their subject area or exhibitions in their geographic area, determines the appropriate character of the reviews, and works with reviewers to develop manuscripts for publication. These field editors work with the caa.reviews Editorial Board as well as the caa.reviews editor-in-chief and CAA’s staff editor.

The Council of Field Editors meets with the caa.reviews Editorial Board once a year at the CAA Annual Conference. Editors must pay travel and lodging expenses to attend the conference.

Candidates must be current CAA members and should not be serving on the editorial board of a competitive journal or on another CAA editorial board or committee. Nominators should ascertain their nominee’s willingness to serve before submitting a name. Please send a letter describing your interest in and qualifications for appointment, CV, and contact information to: Chair, caa.reviews Editorial Board, CAA, 275 Seventh Ave., 18th Floor, New York, NY 10001. Deadline: April 15, 2009.

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