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The University of Alabama at Birmingham is pleased to present the 2018 SECAC conference, October 17-20, 2018, and welcome y’all to come together in a dialogue of openness and inclusivity while enjoying Birmingham’s unique vernacular, cuisine, and style.

The 2018 conference will feature more than 120 sessions focusing on studio and art historical research, community engagement, curatorial practices, design, technology, pedagogy, and arts administration. SECAC encourages traditional papers as well as demonstrations, performances, screenings, and multi-media presentations.

Juried Exhibition Call through 15 April, 2018

 Call for Papers through 20 April, 2018

Conference Dates: 17 Oct – 20 Oct, 2018

Paper Proposal Information

You will be asked to identify the session to which you are applying and to provide a PDF of your CV, a paper title, and a 200-word abstract of your proposed paper.

You may submit no more than two proposals (using two separate submission forms) and present no more than one paper. If two proposals are accepted from one presenter, session chairs will decide which paper will be given.

Membership in SECAC is required within ten days of paper acceptance; membership and conference registration are separate fees.

Conference registration fees are required of all.