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<div style=""><br class=""><blockquote type="cite" class=""><div class="">Begin forwarded message:</div><br class="Apple-interchange-newline"><div style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px;" class=""><span style="font-family: -webkit-system-font, Helvetica Neue, Helvetica, sans-serif; color:rgba(0, 0, 0, 1.0);" class=""><b class="">From: </b></span><span style="font-family: -webkit-system-font, Helvetica Neue, Helvetica, sans-serif;" class="">Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry <<a href="mailto:livingobjects@uconn.edu" class="">livingobjects@uconn.edu</a>><br class=""></span></div><div style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px;" class=""><span style="font-family: -webkit-system-font, Helvetica Neue, Helvetica, sans-serif; color:rgba(0, 0, 0, 1.0);" class=""><b class="">Subject: </b></span><span style="font-family: -webkit-system-font, Helvetica Neue, Helvetica, sans-serif;" class=""><b class="">Call for Proposals: Living Objects Symposium</b><br class=""></span></div><div style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px;" class=""><span style="font-family: -webkit-system-font, Helvetica Neue, Helvetica, sans-serif; color:rgba(0, 0, 0, 1.0);" class=""><b class="">Date: </b></span><span style="font-family: -webkit-system-font, Helvetica Neue, Helvetica, sans-serif;" class="">October 2, 2018 at 10:50:04 AM EDT<br class=""></span></div><div style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px;" class=""><span style="font-family: -webkit-system-font, Helvetica Neue, Helvetica, sans-serif; color:rgba(0, 0, 0, 1.0);" class=""><b class="">To: </b></span><span style="font-family: -webkit-system-font, Helvetica Neue, Helvetica, sans-serif;" class=""><<a href="mailto:crosby@geneseo.edu" class="">crosby@geneseo.edu</a>><br class=""></span></div><div style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px;" class=""><span style="font-family: -webkit-system-font, Helvetica Neue, Helvetica, sans-serif; color:rgba(0, 0, 0, 1.0);" class=""><b class="">Reply-To: </b></span><span style="font-family: -webkit-system-font, Helvetica Neue, Helvetica, sans-serif;" class="">Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry <<a href="mailto:livingobjects@uconn.edu" class="">livingobjects@uconn.edu</a>><br class=""></span></div><br class=""><div class=""><center style="caret-color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Helvetica; font-size: 18px; font-style: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: rgb(242, 242, 242); text-decoration: none;" class=""><table align="center" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" height="100%" width="100%" id="bodyTable" style="border-collapse: collapse; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; height: 2681px; width: 981px; background-color: rgb(242, 242, 242);" class=""><tbody class=""><tr class=""><td align="center" valign="top" id="bodyCell" style="margin: 0px; padding: 20px; height: 2641px; width: 941px; border-top-width: 0px;" class=""><table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="600" id="templateContainer" style="border-collapse: collapse; border: 2px solid;" class=""><tbody class=""><tr class=""><td align="center" valign="top" class=""><table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="600" id="templatePreheader" style="border-collapse: collapse; min-width: 100%; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); border-top-width: 0px; border-bottom-width: 0px;" class=""><tbody class=""><tr class=""><td valign="top" class="preheaderContainer" style="padding-top: 9px;"><table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="100%" class="mcnTextBlock" style="border-collapse: collapse; min-width: 100%;"><tbody class="mcnTextBlockOuter"><tr class=""><td valign="top" class="mcnTextBlockInner" style="padding-top: 9px;"><table align="left" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="100%" class="mcnTextContentContainer" style="border-collapse: collapse; max-width: 390px;"><tbody class=""><tr class=""><td valign="top" class="mcnTextContent" style="color: rgb(96, 96, 96); font-family: Helvetica; font-size: 11px; line-height: 16.5px; text-align: left; padding: 0px 18px 9px;"><p style="margin: 1em 0px; padding: 0px; color: rgb(96, 96, 96); font-family: Helvetica; font-size: 11px; line-height: 13.75px; text-align: left;" class=""><strong class="">Call for Proposals for the University of Connecticut/Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry's<span class="Apple-converted-space"> </span><em class="">2019 Living Objects Symposium</em></strong></p></td></tr></tbody></table><table align="left" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="100%" class="mcnTextContentContainer" style="border-collapse: collapse; max-width: 210px;"><tbody class=""><tr class=""><td valign="top" class="mcnTextContent" style="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 to interested graduate students and faculty in your department. We are interested in scholarly work from faculty and students involved in interdisciplinary scholarship and research, especially in Africana Studies, performance studies, race studies, and art history.</em></p><p dir="ltr" style="margin: 1em 0px; padding: 0px; color: rgb(96, 96, 96); font-family: "Noticia Text", Georgia, "Times New Roman", serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 21px; text-align: center;" class=""><img data-file-id="2241605" height="60" src="https://gallery.mailchimp.com/2e7fb8ab1ec8b0779c864f127/images/dc18ac98-7798-48a3-bde9-11840b62cef8.jpg" width="450" style="border: 0px; outline: none; text-decoration: none; height: 60px; width: 450px; margin: 0px;" class=""></p><p dir="ltr" style="margin: 1em 0px; padding: 0px; color: rgb(96, 96, 96); font-family: "Noticia Text", Georgia, "Times New Roman", serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 21px; text-align: left;" class="">The Ballard Institute and Museum at the University of Connecticut welcome 200- to 300-word proposals for the<span class="Apple-converted-space"> </span><em class="">Living Objec</em><em class="">ts: African-American Puppetry Symposium</em>, which will take place Friday through Sunday, February 8-10, 2019 at the University of Connecticut in Storrs, CT. The symposium will be held in conjunction with the<span class="Apple-converted-space"> </span><em class="">Living Objects: African American Puppetry</em><span class="Apple-converted-space"> </span>exhibition on display October 25, 2018 through April 7, 2019, at the Ballard Institute Museum, which will feature work by artists including Nehprii Amenii, Edna Bland, Brad Brewer, Ashley Bryan, Garland Farwell, Susan Fulcher,  Cedwan Hooks, Akbar Imhotep, Dirk Joseph, Pope.L, Papel Machete, Tarish Pipkins, Paulette Richards, and Yolanda Sampson.</p><p dir="ltr" style="margin: 1em 0px; padding: 0px; color: rgb(96, 96, 96); font-family: "Noticia Text", Georgia, "Times New Roman", serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 21px; text-align: left;" class="">We are interested in analyses interrogating the intersections between representations of race in American culture, portrayals of blackness in performance spaces, the African-American puppeteer and puppet, and contemporary puppetry and history from post-Reconstruction to the present. From scholarship in Africana studies, race and ethnic studies, puppetry studies, theatre history, art history, material culture studies, and performance studies to cultural studies and criticism, we propose to showcase diverse engagements with the ways African American artistry interacts with American history and identity.</p><p dir="ltr" style="margin: 1em 0px; padding: 0px; color: rgb(96, 96, 96); font-family: "Noticia Text", Georgia, "Times New Roman", serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 21px; text-align: left;" class="">At the heart of the<span class="Apple-converted-space"> </span><em class="">Living Objects: African American Puppetry Symposium</em><span class="Apple-converted-space"> </span>is an exploration of how African American puppetry exists today, as well as how such puppets engage with performative blackness. We encourage explorations of how the African American puppet resists dominant conceptions of the black body. What does it mean for an African American puppet to exist at this particular moment of American history? How does African American puppetry engage with history? What are the implications of representing the American black body as an object? We strongly encourage interdisciplinary submissions from emerging and established scholars, graduate students, writers, and artists wrestling with such questions.</p><p dir="ltr" style="margin: 1em 0px; padding: 0px; color: rgb(96, 96, 96); font-family: "Noticia Text", Georgia, "Times New Roman", serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 21px; text-align: center;" class=""><img data-file-id="2115389" height="227" src="https://gallery.mailchimp.com/2e7fb8ab1ec8b0779c864f127/images/8d0eaba6-5c9b-4c68-ba26-4dedd202e6cb.jpg" width="500" style="border: 0px; outline: none; text-decoration: none; height: 227px; width: 500px; margin: 0px;" class=""></p><p dir="ltr" style="margin: 1em 0px; padding: 0px; color: rgb(96, 96, 96); font-family: "Noticia Text", Georgia, "Times New Roman", serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 21px; text-align: justify;" class=""><strong class="">Possible topics include:</strong></p><ul class=""><li dir="ltr" class=""><p dir="ltr" style="margin: 1em 0px; padding: 0px; color: rgb(96, 96, 96); font-family: "Noticia Text", Georgia, "Times New Roman", serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 21px; text-align: left;" class="">The history of African American puppet, mask, and object performance since 1865.</p></li><li dir="ltr" class=""><p dir="ltr" style="margin: 1em 0px; padding: 0px; color: rgb(96, 96, 96); font-family: "Noticia Text", Georgia, "Times New Roman", serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 21px; text-align: left;" class="">African diaspora object performance in the Americas.</p></li><li dir="ltr" class=""><p dir="ltr" style="margin: 1em 0px; padding: 0px; color: rgb(96, 96, 96); font-family: "Noticia Text", Georgia, "Times New Roman", serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 21px; text-align: left;" class="">African American puppetry and engagement with popular culture, including the depiction of African American life, identity, and culture.</p></li><li dir="ltr" class=""><p dir="ltr" style="margin: 1em 0px; padding: 0px; color: rgb(96, 96, 96); font-family: "Noticia Text", Georgia, "Times New Roman", serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 21px; text-align: left;" class="">Puppetry and performance and their engagement with contemporary African American art.</p></li><li dir="ltr" class=""><p dir="ltr" style="margin: 1em 0px; padding: 0px; color: rgb(96, 96, 96); font-family: "Noticia Text", Georgia, "Times New Roman", serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 21px; text-align: left;" class="">Puppetry and performance their engagement with historical movements.</p></li><li dir="ltr" class=""><p dir="ltr" style="margin: 1em 0px; padding: 0px; color: rgb(96, 96, 96); font-family: "Noticia Text", Georgia, "Times New Roman", serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 21px; text-align: left;" class="">Interactions between objects and conceptions of blackness.</p></li><li dir="ltr" class=""><p dir="ltr" style="margin: 1em 0px; padding: 0px; color: rgb(96, 96, 96); font-family: "Noticia Text", Georgia, "Times New Roman", serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 21px; text-align: left;" class="">Relationships between African American puppetry and American history.<br class=""><br class=""><img data-file-id="2241677" height="288" src="https://gallery.mailchimp.com/2e7fb8ab1ec8b0779c864f127/images/26d9aba6-90c8-4ae6-92a1-bfd256215eef.jpg" width="500" style="border: 0px; outline: none; text-decoration: none; height: 288px; width: 500px; margin: 0px;" class=""></p></li></ul></td></tr></tbody></table></td></tr></tbody></table><table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="100%" class="mcnBoxedTextBlock" style="border-collapse: collapse; min-width: 100%;"><tbody class="mcnBoxedTextBlockOuter"><tr class=""><td valign="top" class="mcnBoxedTextBlockInner"><table align="left" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="100%" class="mcnBoxedTextContentContainer" style="border-collapse: collapse; min-width: 100%;"><tbody class=""><tr class=""><td style="padding: 9px 18px;" class=""><table border="0" cellspacing="0" class="mcnTextContentContainer" width="100%" style="border-collapse: collapse; background-color: rgb(64, 64, 64); min-width: 100%;"><tbody class=""><tr class=""><td valign="top" class="mcnTextContent" style="color: rgb(242, 242, 242); font-family: "Noticia Text", Georgia, "Times New Roman", serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 21px; text-align: center; padding: 18px; font-weight: normal;"><p dir="ltr" style="margin: 1em 0px; padding: 0px; color: rgb(242, 242, 242); font-family: "Noticia Text", Georgia, "Times New Roman", serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 21px; text-align: center; font-weight: normal;" class=""><strong class="">Keynote Speaker:</strong><span class="Apple-converted-space"> </span>Dr. Paulette Richards</p><p dir="ltr" style="margin: 1em 0px; padding: 0px; color: rgb(242, 242, 242); font-family: "Noticia Text", Georgia, "Times New Roman", serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 21px; text-align: center; font-weight: normal;" class=""><strong class="">Chair:</strong><span class="Apple-converted-space"> </span>Dr. John Bell</p><p dir="ltr" style="margin: 1em 0px; padding: 0px; color: rgb(242, 242, 242); font-family: "Noticia Text", Georgia, "Times New Roman", serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 21px; text-align: center; font-weight: normal;" class="">All accepted papers and presentations will be considered for the Ballard Institute’s forthcoming<span class="Apple-converted-space"> </span><em class="">Living Objects<span class="Apple-converted-space"> </span></em>digital anthology featuring a blend of critical and creative essays pertaining to African American puppetry and performance art.</p><p dir="ltr" style="margin: 1em 0px; padding: 0px; color: rgb(242, 242, 242); font-family: "Noticia Text", Georgia, "Times New Roman", serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 21px; text-align: center; font-weight: normal;" class="">Please send abstracts and a brief third-person biography to Dr. John Bell at<strong class=""><a href="mailto:living.objects@uconn.edu" style="word-wrap: break-word; color: rgb(109, 198, 221); font-weight: normal; text-decoration: underline;" class="">living.objects@uconn.edu</a><span class="Apple-converted-space"> </span></strong>with “[first name and last name] Proposal” as the email subject title. Deadline:<strong class=""><span class="Apple-converted-space"> </span>November 19, 2018.<span class="Apple-converted-space"> </span></strong>Feel free to reach out with further questions.<br class=""><br class="">For further i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