CFP Portraiture: an Interdisciplinary Conference

A relevant call for papers for those interested in faces:

Portraiture: an Interdisciplinary Conference

This will be hosted by the Centre for Visual Arts and Culture at the University of Durham, 13-15 July 2018. The CFP specifies that:

Proposals may deal with any period and location. Papers are especially welcome that explore the interdisciplinary potential of studying portraiture and that address the following themes:

The ways portraits create, sustain and comment on occupational identity

Portraits and/in institutions

‘Portrait’ as an idea and its metaphorical dimensions

Portraits where the face is not present

Portraiture in the North East of the UK

Comparative approaches to portraiture, which might focus on place, time, occupation, race, social status and/or gender, for example.

The full call for papers is available here. Contact for more information about this event.

CFP closes 1 March 2018.

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