We invite scholars ranging from Ph.D. students to seasoned academics to submit an abstract addressing one of the three currents: Surfaces: Finishing as Polishing, Projects: Finishing as Completing, and Times: Finishing as Ending. Presentations will be eleven minutes each, not including questions and discussions. Full papers should be submitted as recorded presentations with images not to exceed 20 minutes in length. Well developed submissions will be invited to contribute a full paper to a future publication.

Please submit abstracts of up to 532 words for blind peer review no later than September 2nd, 2022 by emailing a .docx (5MB max.) of your abstract to: Specify in the email heading Abstract-Writing and the current to which it is being submitted (Surfaces, Projects, or Times). In the body of your email, please identify the author name(s), institutional affiliation(s), abstract title, four descriptive keywords, and a brief (100 word) bio of each author. However, do not include your name(s) or other statements identifying yourself and/or your affiliations in the abstract itself. In the case of multiple author submissions, only the submitting author will receive direct correspondence from the organizers.


Authors and artists will be notified of their acceptance by December 2nd, 2022.