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CFP: Association for Gravestone Studies Virtual 43rd Annual Conference due April 15, 2021

The Association for Gravestone Studies requests scholarly paper submissions for its virtual annual conference, June 18-27, 2021.  Research on all aspects of the study of gravestones, cemeteries, or closely related topics is eligible:  preservation and management issues, carver studies, marker styles and motifs, interpretative programming, burial practices, historic surveys, cemetery histories, etc.  Previous presenters have come from art, art history, architecture, folklore, conservation, genealogy, anthropology, historic preservation, popular culture, and other allied fields.