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Call for Fall 2015 Session Reporters

2015-10-07 9:31 AM | Michelle Romero

The NEA Newsletter is looking for volunteers to serve as session reporters for the Fall Meeting on Saturday, November 7, 2015 at AS220 Studios and the Providence Public Library in Providence, Rhode Island.

Session Reporters will write a summary of their assigned session for publication in the January 2016 issue of the Newsletter.  One reporter is needed for each of the sessions in bold below. For presenter bios and a full schedule for the day, visit:

MORNING WORKSHOPS **please note that registration for the morning workshops is full; only those who are registered to attend the morning workshops may volunteer to report on these sessions
-- Activity 1 - Cyanotype with Sam Thompson,  Photographer, Rhode Island
-- Activity 2 - Wet plate collodion with Brett Henrikson, Photographer, Rhode Island
-- Activity 3 - History and current use of 19th C photographic techniques with Martha Mahard, Professor of Practice, Simmons College, Boston, MA and Kathleen Deep, Collections Coordinator, Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

-- Symposium Opening Talk: Jane Turano-Thompson, Independent Scholar and Collector of 19th C Photography
-- Description/Cataloging of 19th Century Photos with Robert Burton, Photograph Cataloger, Harvard University Libraries
-- Identification of 19th Century Photos with Matthew Mason, Archivist and Eve Neiger, Processing Archivist, Beinecke Library, Yale University

Sessions will be assigned on a “first-come, first-served” basis.  Please complete your registration prior to volunteering as a session reporter. Student reporters are welcome.

Reports should be approximately 500 to 600 words, and submissions are due by December 1, 2015.

If you are certain that you will be attending the Fall Meeting and are interested in reporting, or if you have any questions, please contact Carolyn Hayes, Session Reports/Internet Tidbits Editor, at

Thank you, and I look forward to seeing you all in Providence!

Carolyn Hayes
Session Reports/Internet Tidbits Editor
NEA Newsletter

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