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2012 SPE National Conference Proposals

Intimacy and Voyeurism: The Public/Private Divide in Photography

Society for Photographic Education   /   Deadline: 06/01/11

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SPE is accepting proposals for the 49th annual SPE national conference "Intimacy and Voyeurism: The Public/Private Divide in Photography" March 22-25, 2012 in San Francisco, CA.

Proposals will be accepted for the 2012 conference March 9, 2011 – June 1, 2011. Topics are not required to be theme-based, and may include but are not limited to image-making, history, contemporary theory and criticism, new technologies, effects of media and culture, educational issues and funding.

Download PDF call for entry form above for full conference description, proposal guidelines and instructions for submitting your proposal online through




Current SPE membership status is required to submit a proposal.


Presentation Format Descriptions

Lecture - presentation on historical topic, theory or another artist's work

Imagemaker - presentation on your own artistic work (photography, film, video, performance and installation, multidisciplinary approaches)

Panel - a group led by a moderator to discuss a chosen topic

Demonstration - a "how-to" presentation

Graduate Student - short presentation of your own artistic work and a brief introduction to your graduate program (enrollment in grad program required at the time of submission)

Academic Practicum Workshop - lectures and panels that address educational issues

Evaluation Criteria

Submissions are reviewed by a ten-member peer review panel.

Contact Information

Meghan Borato
Society for Photographic Education

P: 216.622.2733

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