VAST MEETING

2017 ANNUAL
4 March 2017
Houston, Texas
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NAVA MEETING

NAVA 50
14-16 Oct 2016
Campbell, California
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OTHER MEETINGS

ICV 27
7-11 Aug 2017
London, England
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NAVA 42/VAST 1

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The North American Vexillological Association held its 26th annual meeting in San Antonio, Texas from 9-11 October 1992. The meeting was also the first vexillological conference in Texas sponsored by the Association, or VAST 1.

The convention was held in the venerable Emily Morgan Hotel, just steps from the Alamo.

  • HONOR: The Whitney to Whitney Smith, Ph.D.
  • AWARD: The Captain William Driver Award to Anne M. Platoff
  • FLAG: The NAVA 26/VAST 1 Flag.

NAVA 26 ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

H.P. (Pete) Van de Putte

Chairman

David Pawson

Co-Chairman

Sally Crawford

John Gámez

Angelo De Guttadauro

Mrs. Angelo De Guttadauro

Anne M. Platoff

Michael Platoff

Geri Reynolds

Charles A. Spain, Jr.

MEETING OFFICIALS

Scot M. Guenter, Ph.D.

President of the North American Vexillological Association

Richard A. Kenny

Program Chairman

PRESENTATIONS

The Nevada State Flag and Some of Its Predecessors

JAMES J. FERRIGAN, 3d, Nevada

Authentic Early American Flags in a Courtroom Display

MARTIN A. FRANCIS, California

The Controversy Over the Alamo Battle Flag

JOHN H. GÁMEZ, Texas

Two Banners of the Rosicrucians

SCOT M. GUENTER, Ph.D., California

Irredentist Flags—And Other Flags with a Political Message

KEVIN HARRINGTON, M.A.T., Ontario

The Empire Strikes Back

DONALD T. HEALY, New Jersey

Representational Politics of the Stars and Stripes

CAROLYN MARVIN, Ph.D., Pennsylvania

A Schizophrenic Morpheme

DAVID PAWSON, Texas

Where No Flag Has Gone Before: Political and Technical Aspects of Placing a Flag on the Moon

ANNE M. PLATOFF, Texas

A NAVA Retrospective: 1967-1977

WHITNEY SMITH, Ph.D., Massachusetts

The United Nations: Its Flags and Poles

GUSTAVO TRACCHIA, New York