s The International Society for Landscape, Place, & Material Culture

Call for Papers, 53rd annual conference

Call for Papers

The International Society of Landscape, Place and Material Culture (ISLPMC) will hold its 54th annual conference in Columbia, Missouri, from Wednesday, October 25 through Saturday, October 28, 2023.

The 2023 Conference theme is “Placemaking in the Heartland.”

The conference committee is currently soliciting proposals for papers, special sessions, and panel discussions relating to the conference theme. However, papers on all material culture topics, architectural history, and historical geography/landscape topics of interest to the Society are welcome. Note: Only papers submitted by ISLPMC members and registered participants will be accepted for the program.

Presentations will be limited to 20 minutes. All presentation equipment will be provided. Abstracts must be no longer than 300 words. Please include the title, name of author(s), affiliation(s), and email and phone contact information. Electronic submission in Microsoft Word is preferred. The paper session will be on Friday, October 27, 2023.

Abstract submissions are due by September 29, 2023.

Abstracts may be submitted electronically to:
Douglas Hurt
University of Missouri
Department of Geography