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UAAC Conference

Every fall UAAC hosts Canada’s professional conference for visual arts based research by art historians, professors, artists, curators and cultural workers. The conference is held at a different location each year, normally at a Canadian university or college, and the sessions and panels address issues and subjects in art history, theory and practice from a variety of methodological approaches.

We’re pleased to announce that UAAC-AAUC’s next conference will be held in beautiful Québec City at the Hilton Hotel from October 24 to 27, 2019.

UAAC Conference 2019

Accommodation information

Welcome to the Hilton Quebec for the UAAC Conference 2019, Oct 24 to Oct 27, 2019.

  1. RESERVATIONS PROCESS & BOOKING WEBSITE

Online and phone reservations will be accepted from Jun 11, 2019.

A dedicated booking website has been created for the event so guests will be able to make, modify and cancel their hotel reservations online, as well as take advantage of any room upgrades, amenities or other services offered by the hotel.

To view the website and book on line, please click the following link:

https://book.passkey.com/e/49708892

Guests can also call the reservation department 418-647-6500 or 1-800-447-2411.  Please mention the group name ‘’Universities Art Association of Canada’’ or the group code GUAAA, but it is always good to have both.

 

CALL FOR PAPERS /APPEL À COMMUNICATIONS

 OCTOBER 24-27 OCTOBRE 2019

 Hilton Hotel, Québec, QC

NEW Submission deadline / NOUVELLE Date limite de soumission: June 7, 2019 / le 7 juin, 2019

 Conference regulations / Règles de participation : 

  1. Applicants may present in only one session, round table, or panel. / Il n’est possible de présenter que dans une séance, table ronde ou atelier.
  2. Applicants may not submit proposals to more than two sessions, round tables, or panels. If submitting two proposals they must advise the chairs of both sessions. / Vous ne pouvez proposer de communication dans plus de deux séances, tables rondes ou ateliers. Si vous soumettez deux propositions, veuillez en avertir les présidente·s des séances, tables rondes ou ateliers en question.
  3. Proposals must be sent directly to the chair(s) of the session, round table, or panel. / Les propositions de communications doivent être envoyées directement aux présidente·s de séance, table ronde ou atelier.
  4. Submissions must include / Les soumissions doivent inclure :
  • the name of the applicant / le nom de l’intervenante
  • the applicant’s email address / l’adresse courriel de l’intervenante
  • the applicant’s institutional affiliation and rank / l’affiliation institutionnelle et le titre de l’intervenante
  • title of proposal / le titre de la communication
  • a proposal (300 words maximum) / une proposition de communication (maximum de 300 mots)
  • a brief biography (150 words maximum) / une courte biographie (maximum 150 mots)
  1. Submissions must be submitted via the Call for Papers form attached. / Les propositions doivent être soumises utilisant le formulaire ci-inclus < Appel à communications >.
  2. Proposals may be submitted by current members or non-members of UAAC. Non-members MUST become members of UAAC and pay registration fees in order to present a paper at the conference. Membership dues and registration fees must be received by September 15, 2019. / Les personnes membres et non-membres de l’AAUC peuvent soumettre une proposition. Celles qui ne sont pas membres DEVRONT néanmoins le devenir et payer les frais d’inscription afin de participer au congrès. Tous les membres doivent renouveler leur adhésion et s’inscrire au congrès avant le 15 septembre 2019.
  3. Proposals are invited from permanent and contractual faculty, independent scholars and artists, and graduate students in terminal degree programs (examples: PhD, MFA, MDes, etc.) who are engaged in the visual arts (studio practice, art history, visual culture, material culture, museum studies, art conservation, etc.). MA students are not permitted to give papers at the conference. / Les enseignante·s universitaires, les chercheur·e·s indépendant·e·s, et les étudiant·e·s qui poursuivent un diplôme professionnel/terminal (exemples : doctorat en histoire de l’art, maîtrise en beaux-arts ou en design) sont invité·e·s à proposer des communications. Les propositions d’étudiant·e·s à la maîtrise en histoire de l’art ne sont pas admissibles.
  4. Session chairs may not make a presentation in their own session, round table, or panel. However, they may submit a proposal to another session, round table, or panel. / Les présidente·s de séance ne peuvent pas présenter une communication dans leur propre séance, table ronde ou atelier. Les président·e·s peuvent néanmoins soumettre une proposition à une autre séance, table ronde ou atelier.
  5. Presentations via Skype, Google hangout, or other digital platforms are not permitted. /Les présentations par Skype, Google Hangouts ou autres plateformes ne sont pas autorisées.

To view the complete Call for Papers document, please click here or on the link below.  The Call for Papers form is also available below.

2019 UAAC Call for Papers.Appel à communications May 30 revised

2019 UAAC Call for Papers – Appel à Communications-FORM (docx)

UAAC conference Registration Form 2019 final

 

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Conference Registration

Everyone chairing a session/panel, presenting a paper or participating in a panel MUST register for the conference AND be a current MEMBER of UAAC-AAUC.

Support the UAAC Travel Fund

The UAAC is directing funds towards travel support for students and sessional faculty, but we are also going to you, our members, to seek donations to this fund.

Please consider making a donation to the travel fund to ensure UAAC’s continued ability to bring together as many visual arts researchers as possible at our annual conference.

UAAC Travel Assistance

Student and Associate members may be eligible for financial assistance with travel costs to our annual conference.

UAAC Travel Assistance

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