Travel Grants

Chair Christian Kleinbub (2019) leads the Awards Committee that awards travel and research grants to Italian Art Society (IAS) members engaged in the study of Italian art and architecture from prehistory to the present. The current Committee Members are Jessica Maier (2019), Max Grossman (2020), Marin Sullivan (2020), and Kelli Wood (2022).


The Italian Art Society is pleased to announce the 2019 competition for TWO GRANTS of $500 each that support travel for emerging scholars to one of the following:

  1. The College Art Association meeting in Chicago, 12-15 February 2020.
  2. The Renaissance Society of America meeting in Philadelphia, 2-4 April  2020.
  3. The International Congress for Medieval Studies in Kalamazoo, MI, 7-10 May 2020.
  4. Any conference in 2020 where IAS is sponsoring a session.
Please send the following as a single WORD or PDF document (with last name in title) via e-mail to the Chair of the IAS Awards Committee, Christian Kleinbub, at

•  an introductory cover letter indicating your IAS membership status

•  a current two-page C.V.

•  your paper abstract with session title and chair information

•  a preliminary budget

•  a description of other possible travel funding sources (and their likelihood of success)

Email for more information. The deadline is 1 December 2019.

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