The second annual International Conference in
Paragone Studiessupports the
scholarly investigation of the paragone, or rivalry in the arts, as it has been
manifested in all media across history. The conference invites applications to present papers or participate in a round-table session featuring artists who seek to discuss how
competition in the arts, past or present, has impacted their works or
professions. Applications are due July 19, 2013 for the September 19-21 conference. For more information, see http://blogs.umflint.edu/paragonestudies/.