Imagined Forms: Modeling and Material Culture Conference, November 17-18, 2017, Center for Material Culture Studies, University of Delaware

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Dear friends and colleagues,

The Center for Material Culture Studies (CMCS) at the University of Delaware is excited to announce its First Biannual Conference, Imagined Forms: Modeling and Material Culture. The symposium will take place on November 17-18, 2017, at the Hagley Museum in Wilmington, Delaware. Imagined Forms will feature keynote speakers Johanna Drucker (UCLA), Peter Galison (Harvard), and material culture scholars from across the country. Presenters will critically investigate the function and form of models, the materials and methods of simulation and representation, questions of scale and perception, experiment and presentation, and the limits of modeling from the perspectives of a wide range of disciplines, including art and architecture, art history, digital humanities, English, history, history of science, and media studies, music, and women's studies.

You’re Invited! Registration is FREE and Open to the Public. To view the full program and to register for this event, please visit our website:

Please note that space is limited and we encourage you to reserve your spot as early as possible. We look forward to seeing you there!

Please distribute to any interested parties.

Best wishes,

Martin Brückner, Sandy Isenstadt, Sarah Wasserman, Lance Winn
(Conference Committee)