Upcoming Symposium

The 2016 Textile Society of America Symposium theme, “Crosscurrents: Land, Labor and the Port,” is focused on
exploring the ways in which textiles shape, and are shaped by, geographical, technological, and economic aspects of global dynamics. The Southern US is a good place to invite work addressing the impact of local practices on global markets (and […]

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Past Symposia

TSA Symposia are held in different locations around the US and Canada, allowing a broad number of participants to explore regional specialties. Some of the venues have included Hawaii, New Mexico, Toronto, LA, New York, Chicago, Northhampton.

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Proceedings are published approximately six months after each symposium. Through a partnership with the University of Lincoln, Nebraska, they are available through on-line open access Digital Commons.

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Recorded Sessions

2014 Biennial Symposium: New Directions: Examining the Past, Creating the Future 2016 Biennial Symposium: Cross Currents: Land, Labor and the Port

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