Message #199: From: AzTeC SW Archaeology SIG To: "'Matthias Giessler'" Subject: Yet Another Venue to Examine Death and Life (and NAGPRA?) Date: Thu, 13 Jun 96 11:22:00 MST Encoding: 37 TEXT [SASIG Ed. Note -- Archaeologists and Native Americans working together with NAGPRA issues might be interested in examining the historical record of archaeological research at this upcoming conference] : From: Robert Johnson johnsorl@Colorado.EDU Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies 12th Annual Conference -- Call for Papers "Death and Life" -- INCS welcomes proposals for its 12th annual conference, to be held at the University of California, Berkeley, April 4-6, 1997. The theme for this year's conference will be death and life. Suggested topics include: - ceremonies and technologies of birth and death - disease and epidemic; war and mutinies - the concept of population - capital punishment - labor, midwifery, male birthing - pathos, sentimentality, mourning - elegies and other writing about the dead - anatomical illustration and picturing the dead Send 200 word abstracts, and, if possible, papers (15 pages maximum). We will consider proposal for inter-disciplinary panels that draw on scholars from at least *three* different disciplines. When proposing a panel, please indicate whether you would like individual papers considered separately if the panel is not accepted. DEADLINES: Abstracts due October 15, 1996; Notification sent by December 1, 1996; COMPLETED PAPERS DUE January 15, 1997 Direct all correspondence to: INCS-Berkeley, English Department, 322 Wheeler Hall, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720-1030. E-mail: email@example.com Selected conference papers will be published in "Nineteenth-Century Contexts: An Interdisciplinary Journal".