CHICAGO, IL, FEBRUARY 16–19, 2022 (FORMAT TO BE DETERMINED)
The CAA Annual Conference is the largest professional convening of art historians, artists, designers, curators, and others in the visual arts. Each year we offer sessions submitted by our members, committees, and affiliated societies offering a wide range of program content.
The Annual Conference Committee & Council of Readers review over 1,000 submissions each year. They take into account subject areas and themes that arise from accepted proposals to present as broad and diverse a program as possible.
The Call for Proposals gives CAA members the opportunity to submit for the 2022 CAA Annual Conference. Proposals must be submitted from March 1 through May 12, 2021 (deadline extended). Deadlines are enforced at 11:59 PM EDT.
Upon acceptance all session participants (chair, presenter, discussant) must be/become current Individual CAA members, and ALSO register for the conference, in order to participate in a session. See more details below.
CAA schedules the conference program so that overlap of content is as infrequent as possible. However, given the number of sessions, and the format, this is not always possible.
The Annual Conference is scheduled to take place in Chicago, IL, February 16–19, 2022. The Annual Conference Committee and CAA leadership is reviewing the 2021 Annual Conference to determine the best format, size, and length of the 2022 program for all constituencies. Submitters will have an opportunity to comment on format in the form. Updates will follow, and more details will be communicated to CAA committees, members, and submitters as soon as they become available.
CAA AFFILIATED SOCIETIES AND CAA COMMITTEES
CAA Affiliated Societies and CAA Committees may each submit information for one guaranteed session in either the “CAA Affiliated Societies and CAA Professional Committee - Complete Session” form or “CAA Affiliated Societies and CAA Professional Committee - Sessions Soliciting Contributors” form, according to the general session proposal deadlines. Participation rules apply.
YOU WILL NEED THE FOLLOWING TO SUBMIT:
While the format and framework has yet to be determined, for CAA 2022 we will invite submitters to identify whether their content falls into the following three content threads. Selecting a thread allows your content to be tagged accordingly in the CAA 2022 conference schedule. You may select multiple threads. Your selection will not impact the review process.
- Women-Centered Content: For CAA 2020, in collaboration with the Committee on Women in the Arts, CAA presented the conference program with roughly 50% conference content identified by submitters as being focused on women-centered content. Read more about the original call.
- Climate Crisis: For CAA 2021, CAA offered a selection of sessions, papers, speakers, and related programming on the topic of climate crisis. Read more about the original call.
- Social Justice: For CAA 2022, we invite submitters to identify whether their content falls into the above content threads, as well as a social justice focus area, which includes submissions on the topic of social justice.