CFP: CMSMC Fall Symposium

On behalf of the Coalition of Master’s Scholars on Material Culture (CMSMC), the Symposium Committee is circulating a call for papers for our Fall 2021 online symposium, Crime and Spectacle: Theft, Forgery, and Propaganda.

CMSMC welcomes papers discussing material culture grounded in historical, archaeological, art historical, and/or museum studies approaches. We are drawing from various types of works, including works in progress, book chapters, interdisciplinary approaches, and more.

The symposium will take place via Zoom Webinar on November 20th, 2021 starting at 11 am EST. Proposals for the symposium will be accepted until Friday, October 15, 2021. 

In order to submit a proposal to CMSMC, you will need to provide an abstract (up to 350 words) as well as a partial bibliography, and CV. Please submit materials via this Google Form ( All submissions must be cited in the Chicago Manual of Style. Your submissions will be responded to once they are reviewed by a member of our team. Should your paper be accepted, you will be contacted by the head of our Symposium committee, who will discuss logistics with you. 

Please see the call for papers below for more detailed information.