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.
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
Bite (an introduction to PechaKucha delivered as a PechaKucha
Please prepare the following for submission:
“Warp Speed” presentation title
“Warp Speed” presentation abstract (300 words or
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.