The Archaeology Channel
Conference on Cultural Heritage Film
18 - 19 May, 2015, University of Oregon Baker Downtown Center, Eugene, Oregon, USA
Exploring the human cultural legacy on screen!
CALL FOR PAPERS
ABOUT THE CONFERENCE
Papers on applications of film (academic, cultural, practical, educational) will be considered for Conference presentation. There will also be open discussion of Festival films. The goals of this conference are three-fold:
(1) to promote the creation, distribution and use of cultural heritage film as an influence for broad cultural awareness and understanding;
(2) to bring together educators, film-makers, archaeologists, anthropologists, historians, journalists, historic preservationists, environmentalists, geographers, and others interested in cultural heritage and its connections to the natural environment;
(3) to encourage the exchange of new ideas and approaches to employ film for the common good of all humanity.
Abstracts must be 150 words or less, not including title, authors’ names and affiliation.
Topics for paper submission include:
✤ In the News: Archaeology in the Media
✤ Getting Involved: Public Involvement in Conservation and Cultural Heritage
✤ Science, Archaeology and the Human Experience
✤ Teaching With Film
✤ The Future of Film
✤ Public Submitted Symposium: What Archaeology Means to Me
✤ Making Cultural Heritage Films
✤ Other pertinent topics
Please specify a first and second choice of topics your paper will fit best in. You may also propose a symposium, following the guidelines below.
If you propose a symposium, all proposed presenters must submit their abstract by the abstract submission deadline, December 19, 2014. They must indicate that their submission is for your proposed symposium with their submission.
We anticipate presenters will have 30 to 45 minutes for presentations and questions. This may change, depending on the number of abstract submissions.
Registration Price: $100 (All registered participants will receive free tickets to TAC Festival film screenings that will take place May 15-17, 2015.) We will ask for the fee upon acceptance of your registration.
Abstract submission deadline: December 19, 2014.
Conference Dates: May 18-19, 2015
Symposium proposals must be 150 words or less, including the theme, scope and rationale of the symposium and included talks. In addition (not included in the 150 words), a list of presenters and their affiliations, in order of their talks, must follow the abstract. The number of speakers is to be no more than five. Each author must submit an abstract (150 words) separately for review by the submission deadline.
Symposium Submission Deadline: November 28, 2014.
Checks and credit cards accepted. Please mail checks (payable to ALI) to the address below. Credit card information can be emailed, faxed, or called in.
SEND HARD-COPY PROPOSALS TO
Richard Pettigrew, Executive Director
Archaeological Legacy Institute
4147 E. Amazon Drive
Eugene, Oregon 97405
SEND ELECTRONIC (SIGNED) PROPOSALS AND INQUIRIES TO