Organized Sessions may include 3 or 4 individual papers of 15-20 minutes each, organized around a
theme with a designated chair. The session should total 90 minutes, including
audience discussion time. Each paper must have an abstract, and the session
itself must have a title and an abstract.
Please prepare the following for submission:
Session abstract (300 words or less)
Abstracts for each included paper (300 words or less)
Bios of session organizer and participants (100 words or less)Submissions are open to all TSA members.
If you are not currently a member, please visit www.textilesocietyofamerica.org/membership
to join before completing your application. The organizer is responsible for making sure that all panelists are current members. Proposals from all textile-related disciplines and
interdisciplinary areas are welcome
, including but not limited to anthropology, archaeology, art, conservation, geography, design, economics,
ethnic studies, history, linguistics, marketing, material culture studies,
mathematics, science, political science, sociology, and theater, among others.
We encourage the global participation of scholars, researchers,
artists, curators, museum professionals, students, and others.
TSA is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming
environment for all participants. As an organization, TSA honors the fundamental value
and dignity of all our members. We strive to create and maintain an environment
of scholarly exchange that respects diverse traditions, heritages, experiences,
and ways of knowing.