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Fall 2015 Meeting and JCAS: Call for submissions

2015-05-01 8:48 AM | Michelle Romero

A unique opportunity!

The Journal for Contemporary Archival Studies (JCAS) announces a call for submissions on the topic of 19th-century photography collections and techniques. Working in collaboration with New England Archivists, the JCAS will select submissions for a special issue to be published online in conjunction with the NEA symposium focusing on 19th-century photography to be held in Providence, Rhode Island, on November 7, 2015.

Authors should submit original works of recent research on the following:
     -- the history of 19th-century photography collections
     -- management and descriptive projects involving these materials
     -- the use of 19th-century photo collections by researchers, artists, and staff in interesting projects and performances.

Original works by students, archivists, librarians, researchers, and artists will be accepted and reviewed according to the rules/parameters/criteria set by the JCAS:

8/1: Submissions due
8/1-9/15: Peer Review period
9/15-10/15: Revision period
11/7: Publication

Original works should be submitted to the JCAS through the journal website:

For more information on the Fall 2015 NEA Meeting, visit

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