Call for Papers
Society of Southwest Archivists Annual Meeting
May 20-23, 2009
Plans are well underway for the Society of Southwest Archivist's 2009
Annual Meeting in Shreveport, Louisiana. Laura McLemore and her
enthusiastic Local Arrangements Committee are planning an exciting
meeting revolving around the theme, Into the Future Full Steam Ahead!
Attendees at the Shreveport meeting will experience lots of Southern
hospitality peppered with local culture - art, music, film, and
The 2009 SSA Program Committee invites your proposals for program
sessions. Full proposals are encouraged. Sessions are scheduled for 90
minutes and typically include three papers though panel discussions or
other formats are also welcome. For proposals, include title and brief
description of the session; titles and brief descriptions of each paper;
names of session organizer and each presenter including affiliation;
address, email address and phone numbers for all. Also include
audio-visual equipment needs for the session, and whether or not session
presenters will provide their own equipment. Individual papers may also
be submitted with complete information included in the proposal. The
committee may form sessions based on individual papers submitted.
The deadline for session proposals is:
Monday, December 1, 2008.
Early proposals are encouraged.
Please submit all proposals online through the SSA website:
Call for Papers (electronic version):
Session Proposal Form: http://southwestarchivists.org/HTML/cfp09.htm
Architectural collections management
Collections security/high profile
Fundraising successes (other than grants)
Minimal processing implementation
Moving image archives
Planning new facilities
Brenda S. McClurkin, CA
Chair, 2009 SSA Program Committee
The University of Texas at Arlington
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phone: (817) 272-7512 fax: (817) 272-3360
"If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of
civilization, it expects what never was and never will be"--Thomas
"He who destroyes a good Booke, kills reason it selfe" -- John Milton
Laura Lyons McLemore, Ph.D. C.A.
William B. Wiener, Jr. Prof. of Archives and Historic Preservation
Noel Memorial Library
Louisiana State University-Shreveport
One University Place
Shreveport, LA 71115
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