CALL FOR PAPERS: request by Loretta Lorance

I saw the following announcement in the Geodesic archives and thought it
might be appropriate here:

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Greetings All,

A friend who is not on the Geodesics list at this time, Loretta
Lorance, requested that I post this call for papers.
john belt,
<belt at oswego dot edu>
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Date: Sun, 18 Apr 2004 23:45:59 -0400
From: Loretta Lorance <llorance at earthlink dot net>

Would you mind posting the call for papers on the geodesic list and any
others you think appropriate? -----Loretta

CALL FOR PAPERS: Technology and the Home Sessions, a permanent area of the
Mid-Atlantic Popular Culture Annual Conference. Technology and the Home
seeks papers that explore various interactions between the technology and
the domestic environment. The discussion may focus on real or imagined or
speculative homes and technology. There is no limit on the time frame nor
upon the methodology.

Previous papers include: Wired Houses; Technical Innovation and Domestic
Display in Late Republican Rome; Humor in Home Technology; The Yeoman Oven
Mitt; Burn, Baby Burn (Kitchen Inferno): New Images of Domesticity in
Contemporary Art: The Air-Conditioned Life; The Most Expensive Popcorn
Popper: A History of the Microwave Oven: Happiness Minutes: Technology and
the Psychology of the Home; TV Houses; Technology: A Social Placebo; and
Tools for the Making of a Happy Home.

Appropriate topics include but are not limited to: appliances,
automobiles, building materials, communications, computers, construction,
entertaining, flooring, furniture, health, hearth, hvac systems,
insulation, kitchens, laundries, lighting, mobility, pets, preservation,
recreation, sanitation, security, television, and wall/window/floor

The 2004 conference is from November 5-7 in beautiful Buffalo, NY.
Registration fees apply. For more information, please go to .

Deadline for proposals: June 15, 2004

Send 1-page proposal,  CV & AV needs via snail mail to:
Loretta Lorance
School of Visual Arts
P.O. Box 461
Inwood Station
New York, NY 10034-0461

Loretta Lorance, PhD
llorance at earthlink dot net

Spencer Hunter, Tucson, AZ

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