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CAA News Today Seeks Field Editors in Ten Areas

posted by CAA — May 16, 2023

CAA is inviting nominations and self-nominations for individuals to join the Council of Field Editors for the three-year term July 1, 2023–June 30, 2026. is devoted to the peer review of new books, museum exhibitions, and projects relevant to art history, visual studies, and the arts. Candidates may be artists, art historians, art critics, art educators, curators, or other art professionals with stature in the field and experience writing or editing books and/or exhibition reviews; institutional affiliation is not required. is seeking Field Editors in the following fields:  

  • Architectural History, Urban Planning, Historic Preservation, Landscape Architecture  
  • South and Southeast Asian Art 
  • Indigenous Art  
  • Early Modern European Art (South) 
  • Nineteenth-Century Art 
  • Twentieth-Century Art 
  • Contemporary Art 
  • Cinema, Media, and Performance 
  • Exhibitions: Northeast 
  • Exhibitions: New York 

Working with the editor-in-chief, the Editorial Board, and CAA’s staff editor, each field editor selects content to be reviewed, commissions reviewers, and considers manuscripts for publication. Field editors for books are expected to keep abreast of newly published and important books and related media in their fields of expertise, and those for exhibitions should be aware of current and upcoming exhibitions (and other related projects) in their geographic regions.  

The Council of Field Editors meets once a year in February during the Annual Conference (although attendance at the conference is not necessary to participate in the meeting). Members of all CAA committees and editorial boards volunteer their services without compensation.  

Candidates must be current CAA members and should not be serving on the editorial board of a competing journal or on another CAA editorial board or committee. Nominators should ascertain their nominee’s willingness to serve before submitting a name; self-nominations are also welcome.  

Interested applicantsboth self-nominated or nominated by someone else—should submit a CV and a cover letter in a single PDF document to 

Deadline: June 15, 2023  

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