Call for Papers
Scholars and graduate students in American studies, southern studies, decorative arts and other fields as they relate to early southern material culture are invited to submit proposals. Papers are to be twenty minutes in length. Subjects with an interdisciplinary approach and with emphasis on the study of southern decorative arts and material culture are highly encouraged.
Proposals will be accepted for individual papers or for panel sessions. Paper proposals must include the author’s name, the paper title, a one-page abstract, and the author’s curriculum vitae. Session proposals must include a chair, list of presenters, cover letter, a one-page summary of the session theme, presenter curriculum vitae, and abstracts for all papers.
Deadline for proposals: May 15, 2012
Notification of acceptance will be received by June 15, 2012 and accepted papers must be submitted in full by September 15, 2010.
Electronic submission in Word format to Sally Gant (SGant@oldsalem.org) is preferred. Hard copies can be sent to:
924 South Main Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
Phone: 336-721-7361 Fax: 336-721-7367
For more information on the MESDA conference, including registration, please email MESDAPrograms@oldsalem.org or call 336-721-7360.