CFP: [Cultural-Historical] Collecting, Collectibles, Collectors, Collections SW/TX PCA/ACA (11/1/2007)

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Elizabeth A. Festa
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Collecting, Collectibles, Collectors, Collections

29th Annual Meeting of the Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture
Feb 13-16 2008
Hyatt Regency
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Proposals are now being accepted for the Collecting, Collectibles,
Collectors, Collections Area. Listed below are some suggestions for
possible presentations, but topics not included here are also welcome:

* museum theory/curatorial theory
* private collections
* early American collections and Americana
* cultural productions of the archive (including fundraising archival
events such as anti-slavery fairs)
* collections of Native American, African American, Asian American, and
Latina/o cultures(and others)
* museums dedicated to archiving American immigrant experiences
* gender and museum representation
* anatomical museums and collections
* postmodern collections
* interactive museums and exhibitions
* offbeat museums
* museums and literature
* museums and film

Scholars, teachers, professionals and others are encouraged to
participate. Graduate students are particularly welcome, with award
opportunities for the best graduate papers.

Send 250 word abstracts or proposals for panels by 1 November 2007 to
Elizabeth Festa

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