CFP: [African-American] Collecting, Collectibles, Collectors, Collections SW/TX PCA/ACA

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Festa
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Collecting, Collectibles, Collectors, Collections
30th Annual Meeting of the Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture
Feb 25-28, 2009
Hyatt Regency
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Proposals are being accepted for the Collecting, Collectibles,
Collectors, Collections Area. All proposals are welcome. We are
especially interested in papers that address the following areas:

* the intersections between literary/filmic/photographic techniques of
exhibition and curation and those of museums

* the intersections between professional and popular archival forms as
expressed through any medium

* the archiving and exhibition of Native American, African-American, or
immigrant populations as addressed in literature, film, or museums
* the relationship between civic/professional collections and private

* postmodern museums/collections and the role of the visitor

Scholars, artists, curators, and other professionals are encouraged to
participate. Graduate students are welcome, with award opportunities for
the best graduate papers. Please visit the organization website for more
information about this conference.

Send 200-250 word abstracts or proposals for panels by 20 October 2008 to
Elizabeth Festa

Elizabeth A. Festa, Ph.D.
Program for Communication Excellence
Rice University MS 630
PO Box 1892
RMC Cloisters
Houston TX 77251

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