Call for Participation

Announcing the eighth multidisciplinary Conference on Holidays, Ritual, Festival, Celebration, and Public Display, at Bowling Green State University. The conference will be held on June 3-5, 2004, Bowling Green State University.

Presentations should involve original research and be analytical or theoretical in nature. All topics within the general scope of the conference will be considered. We especially encourage proposals that deal with the public memorialization of death, and proposals that deal with political events and demonstrations in terms of ritual or festival.

DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS IS February 29, 2004

INDIVIDUAL PAPERS AND MEDIA PRESENTATIONS: Send three copies of a one-page vita and a proposal that includes your name, department/program, institution, mailing and e-mail addresses, telephone and FAX numbers, title of paper, and 300-word abstract.

FOR PANELS: Send three copies of a one-page vita for each participant; a 150-word abstract of the session's theme including the title of the session; a 300-word abstract for each participant including their name, department/program, institution, mailing and e-mail addresses, telephone and FAX numbers, and title of paper; contact data for the session coordinator (please include home and office telephone numbers and preferred mailing address and e-mail addresses, especially if different from institutional addresses).

AUDIO-VISUAL REQUIREMENTS: Please specify your audio-visual equipment needs within the proposal.

SEND 3 COPIES OF YOUR PROPOSAL TO:

Jack Santino, Department of Popular
Culture, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH
43403-0226. FAX: (419) 372-2577, E-mail:
jacksantino@hotmail.com