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CFP: "New Media Sessions" for the Society for American City and Regional Planning History conference (Oakland, 10/09)

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  • Asha Agrawal
    [From http://h-net.msu.edu/cgi-bin/logbrowse.pl?trx=vx&list=H-Urban&month=0903&week=d&msg=ToHNHewj8M2k2uhoKu3MuA&user=&pw=] From: Matthew Schuld
    Message 1 of 1 , Mar 25, 2009

      From: Matthew Schuld <m1schuld@...>
      Author's Subject: CFP: New Media Presentations at SACRPH Conference in
      Oakland 2009
      Date Written: Mon, 23 Mar 2009 09:48:41 -0500
      Date Posted: Mon, 23 Mar 2009 09:48:41 -0500

      The Society for American City and Regional Planning History (SACRPH)
      presents The 13th National Conference on Planning History
      Oakland, California, October 15-18, 2009

      New Media Sessions

      New media projects are cordially invited on all aspects of urban, regional
      community planning history. Projects of oral history, film, audio, web,
      interactive maps, virtual exhibits and other new media/non-paper formats
      concerned with research, presentation and/or teaching of history are
      The question, ?How does the media influence and open up opportunities for
      what we do as historians, architects, and planners,? should be considered.

      Particularly welcome are projects addressing architecture, planning, and
      landscape design in the Bay area and the West; environmental
      nature and the metropolis; historic preservation; real estate; regions;
      art; and studies that consider race, ethnicity, class, gender and
      sexuality in
      planning and the shaping of urban form. The ideal presenter will have a
      work in
      progress that he or she wishes to share and gather audience input on both
      content and form. Presentations on recent completed projects are also

      Proposals may take the form of a 25-30 minute conventional presentation
      (to be
      integrated into full session), 115-minute full session, 115-minute full
      screening of film or other creative work, or poster presentation.
      not proposing a full screening are welcome to show short clips of their
      within the allotted time frame. Poster sessions will operate in an
      ongoing a
      walk-up-and-explain format. Presenters will have access to a projector
      and be
      required to bring their own computers or other specialized equipment.
      include in your proposal a discussion of tech needs and the equipment you
      to bring.

      The conventional Call for Papers describing the conference and the
      organization can be found at:

      Submissions must include the following materials:
      *a one-page abstract including proposed format (session-type, poster-type,
      screening, other (please describe), clearly marked with title and
      *a one-page curriculum vitae for each participant, including address,
      telephone, and e-mail
      *up to four key words identifying the thematic emphases of the work
      * a discussion of your tech needs and what equipment you will bring.
      indicate whether you will require the use of a projector.

      Proposals must be sent by April 15 to sacrph@... in the
      form of
      a single attached MSWord file including abstract and c.v. Other files or
      hyperlinks may be sent if they help describe or explain your proposal.

      Inquiries regarding new media project sessions may be directed to Dr.
      Hurley (ahurley@...) or Dr. Kristin Szylvian

      Inquiries regarding the conference program generally may be directed to
      Committee Co-Chairs Alison Isenberg, Associate Professor of History at
      University: isenberg@...; and Owen Gutfreund, Associate
      Professor of History and Urban Studies at Columbia University:

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