IVSA 2019 Annual Conference
Saratoga Springs, New York from June 20-22, 2019
call for papers
Visual Imperatives/Visual Uncertainties
The IVSA is pleased to announce that its 37th annual conference will be held at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, New York from June 20-22, 2019. Over the coming months we will be posting information and guidance concerning paper/film/poster submissions, travel and accommodations, registration procedures, and other conference details.
In the meantime, get acquainted with Skidmore College and its host community by watching this short video produced by our 2019 conference director, Rik Scarce.
Call for papers
The 2019 International Visual Sociology Association (IVSA) conference invites papers, photo essays, posters, and films that explore the theme “Visual Imperatives and Visual Uncertainties.” What should be attended to in visual studies of society, what can be dismissed or discounted, and what lies in-between? Visual sociology, and scholarly visual studies generally, may be understood as restlessly situated between modernist notions embracing science and post-modernist criticisms of that outlook. Can that tension be settled? Should we even try to do so?