Ends on September 15, 2017

We are excited to introduce “Warp Speed,” an image-driven lightning talk session. Presentations include 20 slides, with each slide shown for 20 seconds, for a talk lasting exactly 6 minutes, 40 seconds. The Program Committee will organize these presentations into a 60-90 minute session. Speakers must submit one abstract of no more than 300 words and five representative images. Final PowerPoint presentations must be submitted no later than August 1, 2018.

Helpful online videos and articles about lightning speed presentations include: 

Lightning Talk on Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lightning_talk

PechaKucha: Tips, Resources & Examples, by Michael Genzuk, PhD
http://cmmr.usc.edu/Pecha_Kucha_TipsResourcesExamples.pdf

PechaKucha Training Bite (an introduction to PechaKucha delivered as a PechaKucha presentation)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wGaCLWaZLI4

 Please prepare the following for submission:

“Warp Speed” presentation title
“Warp Speed” presentation abstract (300 words or less)
Presenter Bio (For inclusion in the Symposium Program - 100 words or less)
CV (1 page)

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.

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.

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