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>> An Online Conference presented by the National Arts and Disability Center
>> Theme: Disability Art and Culture
>> Submissions will be accepted now until September 30th, 1998.
>> Note: Materials will be reviewed and once accepted added to the
>> conference site that will begin August 3, 1998. The theme of Disability Art
>> and Culture will be presented from August 3, 1998 through October 31, 1998.
>> After that date, material will be archived and available on the site.
>> The NADC invites you to share your knowledge and experience in the areas of
>> arts education, practice, professional development, partnerships, or
>> administration as it pertains to the theme disability art and culture. We
>> are specifically seeking submissions from individuals with disabilities that
>> are experienced with the arts and disability community.
>> Type of Paper:
>> Short papers 400 to 600 words
>> Papers are encouraged to contain web links that are relevant to the content
>> of your paper.
>> Papers include topics that explore or discuss:
>> - celebrating disability culture: what it is, challenges faced
>> - what themes coming out of disability culture apply to all persons
>> - the role the experience of a disability plays in artistic work
>> - the work of mainstream arts programs that integrate artists
>> with disabilities in their work and programs
>> - biographies of artists with disabilities
>> - descriptions of disability culture events
>> - how artists with disabilities gain visibility in the "mainstream" art
>> How Papers Will Be Reviewed: Each paper will be sent for an external review
>> process to be conducted by a committee of experienced educators, artists,
>> administrators. The NADC will make the final program selection based on
>> reviewers comments. The NADC reserves the right to make editorial changes
>> in order to be consistent with the conference format.
>> Remuneration: No funding is available at this time for remuneration of
>> material submitted.
>> Format for Submission:
>> The following items should be included:
>> Title of Presentation:
>> Name of Author(s):
>> Name of Organization, Program or Artistic Company: (if applicable)
>> Preferred Mailing Address: City, State, Zip
>> Phone Numbers: day/eve
>> Email Address:
>> Internet Address:
>> Abstract: maximum 25 words
>> Presenter's Biosketch: approximately 5 sentences
>> Short Papers: 400 to 600 word papers
>> Submit: either 1) online: to the email address below saved in
>> text format and accompanied by US mail with a formatted hard copy of the
>> document or 2) by US mail: formatted hard copy accompanied by an IBM
>> compatible disk with the document saved in text format or Microsoft Word
>> Direct Submissions to:
>> Olivia Raynor, Ph.D., OTR
>> National Arts and Disability Center
>> 300 UCLA Medical Plaza, Ste. 3330
>> Los Angeles, CA 90095-6967
>> Phone: (310) 794-1141
>> Fax: (310) 794-1143
>> Email: oraynor
>> For more information about the National Arts and Disability Center visit
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