Call for Contributors to IAS Publications
The Italian Art Society’s IASblog publishes short articles on all aspects of Italian art and architecture from prehistory to the present. We seek applications for staff writers to contribute regular features for IASblog including, but not limited to, historical notes tied to anniversary dates of births, deaths, or other significant events related to Italian artists, architects, designers, and patrons, as well as historians and critics of Italian art. Notes on current exhibitions, new publications, and news items relevant to the study and conservation of Italian art and architecture are also welcome. Staff writers will create new content and/or revise existing content, averaging five to seven short posts per month (250-1,000 words). Staff writers are encouraged to pitch ideas for blog posts outside of their assigned articles. All new content will include author byline with hyperlink to a personal or professional website, and each staff writer will have a short bio posted on the blog’s “About” page. The position of staff writer does not carry additional compensation. Visit IASblog to see sample posts. To apply, please submit a letter of interest, cv, and a short writing sample via email to IASblog Editor Anne Leader and IASblog Editor designate alexis Culotta by 31 May 2016. Successful candidates must be members or will be asked to join the Italian Art Society and will begin contributing to IASblog upon appointment for a one-year, renewable term.
The Italian Art Society’s Newsletter is published three times per year (February, May, and September). It includes updates and news from the organization, feature articles (such as reviews of recent books and exhibitions), exhibition listings, and short notices on all aspects of Italian art. We seek applications for editorial assistants to help solicit and manage content, and edit the Newsletter. The position of editorial assistant does not carry additional compensation. Visit the IAS website for more information and copies of past newsletters. To apply, please submit a letter of interest and cv via email to IAS Newsletter Editor Alison Fleming by 31 May 2016. Successful candidates must be members or will be asked to join the Italian Art Society and will begin work with production of the Fall Newsletter.