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caa.reviews Seeks Editor-in-Chief and Editorial-Board Members
posted by Betty Leigh Hutcheson — Mar 31, 2010
An online journal, caa.reviews is 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 Editor-in-Chief
The caa.reviews Editorial Board invites nominations and self-nominations for the position of editor-in-chief for a three-year, nonrenewable term, July 1, 2011–June 30, 2014. This term is preceded by one year of service on the editorial board as editor designate, July 1, 2010–June 30, 2011, and followed immediately by one year of service as past editor.
Working with the editorial board, the editor-in-chief is responsible for the content and character of the journal. He or she supervises the journal’s Council of Field Editors, assisting them to identify and solicit reviewers, articles, and other content for the journal; develops projects; makes final decisions regarding content; and may support fundraising efforts on the journal’s behalf.
The editor-in-chief attends the three annual meetings of the caa.reviews Editorial Board—held in the spring and fall and in February at the Annual Conference—and submits an annual report to CAA’s Publications Committee. He or she pays travel and lodging expenses to attend the conference. The editor-in-chief also works closely with CAA’s New York staff and receives an annual honorarium of $2,000.
Candidates must be current CAA members. Nominators should ascertain their nominee’s willingness to serve before submitting a name. A statement of interest in the position, a CV, and at least one letter of recommendation must accompany each nomination. Please mail to: Codirector of Publications, caa.reviews Editor-in-Chief Search, CAA, 275 Seventh Ave., 18th Floor, New York, NY 10001. Deadline: April 15, 2010. Finalist candidates will be interviewed in May 2010.
caa.reviews Seeks Editorial-Board Members
CAA invites nominations and self-nominations for two individuals to serve on the caa.reviews Editorial Board for a four-year term, July 1, 2010–June 30, 2014.
Candidates may be artists, art historians, art critics, art educators, curators, or other art professionals with stature in the field and experience in writing or editing book and/or exhibition reviews; institutional affiliation is not required. The journal seeks candidates with a strong record of scholarship and at least one published book or the equivalent who are committed to the imaginative development of caa.reviews.
The editorial board advises the editor-in-chief and Council of 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.
The editorial board meets three times a year, including once at the CAA Annual Conference. Members 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, a CV, and contact information to: Chair, caa.reviews Editorial Board, CAA, 275 Seventh Ave., 18th Floor, New York, NY 10001. Deadline: April 15, 2010.