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Call for papers--textile conservation

From: Catherine McLean <cmclean>
Date: Tuesday, September 29, 1998
Call for Papers
North American Textile Conservation Conference
Textile Symposium 2000
Grove Park Inn and Resort
Asheville, North Carolina USA
March 29-31, 2000

The Second Biennial Symposium of the North American Textile
Conservation Conference (NATCC) will be hosted by the Biltmore House
Textile Conservation staff, headed by conference chairperson
Patricia Ewer. The meeting will take place at the historic Grove
Park Inn and Resort, an Arts and Crafts landmark located in the Blue
Ridge Mountains of Asheville, North Carolina. The symposium theme,
"Conservation Combinations", will explore collaborations between
textile conservators and other professionals. Collaborative projects
may involve textile conservators and scientists, curators,
designers, artists, archeologists, other conservators, etc.
Submission of papers from professionals outside the field of textile
conservation is strongly encouraged. All submissions should be
clearly related to the symposium theme, and based on previously
unpublished, original scholarship.

Abstracts up to 250 words in length must be submitted to the
conference sub-committee by November 1, 1998. The abstracts will be
reviewed by the NATCC Steering Committee, and notifications of
acceptance will be given by February 1, 1999. All submissions should
consist of the speaker's name, address, e-mail address, telephone
and fax numbers, a short one-paragraph biography, the title of the
submission, and a 250-word abstract. Papers will be published in the
Symposium Preprints. Categories of Presentation

    a.  Slide/illustrated papers: a suggested time limit of 30
        minutes will apply to all papers, including time for
        introductions and questions.

    b.  Posters: space will be available for poster demonstrations
        for the duration of the conference. A five-minute discussion
        of each poster by its creator will be incorporated into the
        symposium schedule.

Requirements of Presenters

Presenters will be required to pay regular conference fees and
provide their own transportation and lodging. Abstracts are due
November 1, 1998.  Mail them to:

    NATCC Symposium 2000
    attn: C. McLean/C. Varnell
    L.A. County Museum of Art
    5905 Wilshire Blvd.
    Los Angeles, CA 90036

Catherine C. McLean
Head of Textile Conservation Section
Conservation Center
Los Angeles County Museum of Art

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