CFP: Andrew Ladis Trecento Conference; Houston, 8-10 November 2018

A Call for Papers
Andrew Ladis Trecento Conference
Houston, TX
Museum of Fine Arts Houston & The University of Houston

November 8-10, 2018

In the spirit of the tradition forged by the late Andrew Ladis and his colleagues at the University of Georgia, an international congress of Trecento specialists will congregate at the Museum of Fine Arts & the University of Houston to share their research formally and informally in Houston, TX 

This call for papers invites scholars of all ages and stages to submit proposals for 20-minute discussions of specific art historical problems, issues, and ideas that focus on the arts of Italy during “the long fourteenth century” (late Dugento through early Quattrocento). MA students must provide a letter of support from a professor with whom they have taken a graduate level course.

The papers delivered at the Conference will be published by Brepols, in a new series series called the Trecento Forum

Please submit paper proposal (500-word limit), and a CV by February 16 to: The planning committee will review all proposals and respond no later than April 15.

The keynote speaker at the Houston conference will be Dr. Caroline Campbell, The Jacob Rothschild Head of the Curatorial Department and Curator of Italian Paintings before 1500 at the National Gallery of Art, London, whose lecture will be sponsored by the International Center of Medieval Art.

A special rate has been arranged for conference participants in a Hilton Hotel near the MFAH. Further details as well as other lodging options, will be posted soon on Facebook (

Conference registration will be on Eventbrite beginning May 1: (


This will be the second Andrew Ladis Memorial Trecento Conference and we are very excited! The plan is for the conference to be held every other year, with a new venue and host institution each time. The 3rd conference will be hosted in 2020 by The Frist Art Center, Nashville, TN.