The Attic (a name which commemorates our first physical location) is, first and foremost, a site for the research students of the School of Museum Studies at the University of Leicester: a virtual community which aims to include all students, be they campus-based and full-time, or distance-learning and overseas. But we welcome contributions from students of museum studies - and allied subject areas - from outside the School and from around the world. Here you will find a lot of serious stuff, like exhibition and research seminar reviews, conference alerts and calls for papers, but there's also some 'fluff'; the things that inspire, distract and keep us going. After all, while we may be dead serious academic types, we're human too.

Monday, April 30, 2007

CFP: New Museum, New Museology

Call for Papers

New Museum, New Museology
Savannah College of Art and Design Art History Symposium
Savannah, GA
April 3-5, 2008

The Savannah College of Art and Design will host its second biennial Art History Symposium. This year's event will explore the latest trends in museum studies.

Abstracts are invited in the following areas pertaining to the concept of the New Museum: exhibition, education, technology, environment, conservation, and cultural heritage.


Over the three days of this event a series of concurrent sessions and events will be presented, including the Friday evening keynote lecture (speaker t.b.a.). The college will provide tours of Savannah and of area museums and galleries.

Deadline For Abstract Submission: September 1, 2007.

Please follow this link for details regarding specific session themes and further instructions for submission: https://www.scad.edu/arthistorysymposium

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