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Subject: Call for papers--North American Textile Conservation Conference

Call for papers--North American Textile Conservation Conference

From: Christine Giuntini <christine.giuntini<-a>
Date: Friday, June 6, 2008
Call for Papers and Posters
on the topic of

    Conservation of Three-dimensional Textiles

7th North American Textile Conservation Conference
Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
September 30, 2009- October 3, 2009

The seventh biennial North American Textile Conservation Conference
(NATCC) will focus on topics relating to the conservation of 3-D
textiles: case studies of treatments; innovative uses of materials;
conservation initiatives and policy; and cultural and ethical
concerns.  The subject matter includes, but is not limited to,
costumes and accessories; upholstery; fiber art; needlework;
ethnographic and archaeological objects. Conservators, curators,
conservation scientists, project managers and other museum
specialists are invited to submit proposals for presentations.

Abstracts for papers and posters may be submitted in English,
French, or Spanish and must be accompanied by a short biography of
the author/s. Abstracts may not be longer than 250 words. Contact
information should include: name, postal and email addresses,
telephone and facsimile numbers. Please submit your abstract to via
email to Susan Heald <healds<-a t->si< . >edu> by September 12, 2008 or as a
hard copy to

    Susan Heald
    4220 Silver Hill Road
    Suitland MD 20746-2863

The abstracts will undergo a peer review process and authors of
selected papers will be notified by December 12, 2008.

Presentations will be 20 minutes long and there will be time for
questions. All speakers will be required to submit the full--"ready
for publication"--version of their paper in the language in which it
will be presented (English, French or Spanish), by April 1, 2009.
The papers will be published in CD format and distributed at the
conference along with printed abstracts in English, French, and
Spanish.  Authors of papers accepted for presentation will be
required to submit an advance copy of their presentation by
September 15, 2009 for purposes of simultaneous translation. Authors
are responsible for rights and permissions to publish photographs or

For more information about NATCC, visit


Christine Giuntini, Conservator
Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York, NY 10028

                  Conservation DistList Instance 21:64
                   Distributed: Sunday, June 8, 2008
                       Message Id: cdl-21-64-007
Received on Friday, 6 June, 2008

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