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Tuesday, February 28, 2012

TAC Conference on Cultural Heritage Film Reminder

To Scholars and Film Makers :

We would like to remind everyone of the February 29 deadline for abstract and
symposium submissions for The Archaeology Channel Conference on Cultural
Film to be held May 9-11 in Eugene, Oregon, USA, in conjunction with our
annual installment of The Archaeology Channel International film and Video
(May 8-12). The Conference will be held at the University of Oregon Baker
Center. This is an international event, with films and film-makers coming
around the globe. Conference presenters will receive tickets to all film

Currently, we have commitments from participants coming from as far away as
Ethiopia, Armenia, Iran, and Algeria as well as the US. We anticipate
from the UK and possibly China as well. We encourage you to send your
abstracts and
join the group of contributors.

Papers on applications of film (academic, cultural, practical,
educational) will be
considered for conference presentation. There will also be an open
discussion of
Festival films. The goals of this conference are three-fold: (1) to
promote the
creation, distribution and use of cultural heritage film as an influence
for broad
cultural awareness and understanding; (2) to bring together educators,
archaeologists, anthropologists, historians, journalists, historic
environmentalists, geographers, and others interested in cultural heritage
and its
connections to the natural environment; and (3) to encourage the exchange
of new
ideas and approaches to employ film for the common good of all humanity.

The official call for papers is posted in our Festival area at TAC Festival
information may be found at, where hotel
is posted as well. We encourage you to participate (for no fee) even if
you don't
present a paper. Please do not hesitate to ask if you have any questions.
I look
forward to hearing from you and seeing you at this year's event. Please
share this
information as widely as possible.

Richard M. Pettigrew, Ph.D., RPA

President and Executive Director
Archaeological Legacy Institute

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