Now online on Art Journal Open, BFAMFAPhD—a collective of artists and educators that employs visual and performing arts, policy reports, and teaching tools to advocate for cultural equity in the United States—presents a pedagogical tool that encourages students to approach their projects holistically, looking at their own learning goals and the life cycle of their projects in relation to their social and emotional needs.

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Join BFAMFAPhD for their workshop Five Activities in Collaboration and Contemplation to Add to Your Classroom at the 2019 Annual Conference - one of thirty workshops that are free and open to the public. See the full list.


Academic News

What College Presidents Are Paid

Explore executive compensation data for more than 600 private colleges and nearly 250 public universities. (Chronicle of Higher Education)

New Data Shows Slight Dip in PhDs Conferred

A look at the numbers from the federal Survey of Earned Doctorates. (Inside Higher Ed)

How to Be an Artist

Jerry Saltz offers his 33 rules to take you from "clueless amateur to generational talent (or at least help you live life a little more creatively)." (New York Magazine)

Agents of Faith: Votive Objects in Time and Place
More than 300 objects dating from 2000 BC to the 21st century are on display. These powerful works expose the global nature of votive practices and the profoundly personal nature behind their creation. On View through January 6, 2019 at Bard Graduate Center Gallery, 18 West 86th Street, NYC.

News from CAA

Early Conference Registration Closes December 16th

It's your last chance to take advantage of early registration rates for the 2019 conference.

Announcing Milette Gaifman and Lillian Lan-ying Tseng as Coeditors of The Art Bulletin

They're the first joint editor team in the 105-year history of the journal.

Meet the 2018 CAA Campus Ambassadors

Launched this fall, the CAA Ambassador Program is now in full swing.

International Review: Gordon Walters: New Vision by Leonard Bell

The much-lauded work of the New Zealand painter has also generated controversy.

Notice of CAA 107th Annual Business Meeting

The 2019 Annual Business Meeting will be called to order on February 13th.

Worldly Affiliations

Holly Shaffer writes about Worldly Affiliations: Artistic Practice, National Identity, and Modernism in India, 1930–1990 by Sonal Khullar.

Architecture and Politics in Nigeria

Mark Duerksen reviews Architecture and Politics in Nigeria: The Study of a Late Twentieth-Century Enlightenment-Inspired Modernism at Abuja, 1900–2016 by Nnamdi Elleh.

CAA Conversations

This week, Denise Burge, Lisa Siders, and Jenny Ustick discuss interdisciplinary collaboration.

Featured Opportunities

The Institute of Fine Arts, NYU and the Graduate Center, CUNY | Fourth Annual Symposium of Latin American Art
Deadline: January 21, 2019
Yale University | CFP Fifteenth Annual Yale American Art History Graduate Student Symposium
Deadline: February 1, 2018
Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art | Summer Internship for Undergraduates in Conservation
Deadline: February 5, 2019
View all opportunities
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Header image: Making and Being Card Game, early prototype, 2015. Photograph by BFAMFAPhD.
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