The following call for papers may be of interest to you. Apologies for cross-postings.
- David Crowley
"Technology and the Home" sessions of the Mid-Atlantic Popular/American
Culture Association invite submissions for Nov. 1-3, 2002 conference in
Pittsburgh, PA. The domestic environment has been shaped, protected,
improved, and compromised by technology. "Technology and the Home" seeks
papers that explore the various interactions between the two from all time
periods and all disciplines. The discussion may focus on real or imagined or
speculative homes and technology.
Appropriate topics include but are not limited to: appliances, air
conditioning, automobiles, building materials, communications, computers,
construction, decorating, entertaining, flooring, hearth, hvac systems,
insulation, kitchens, laundries, lighting, pets, preservation, recreation,
sanitation, security, and television.
Deadline for proposals: June 15, 2002. Send 1-page proposal and CV to:
Loretta Lorance, CUNY Graduate Center, PO Box 461, Inwood Station, NY, NY
10034-0461. For more information about MAPACA, including other session
topics, please go to: tp://www.siue.edu/~rdonald/mapaca/call00.htm .
Inquiries only via email, no email submissions accepted.
Royal College of Art
London SW7 2EU
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