Calls for conference papers


Going to and speaking at academic conferences is one of the best ways to network, test your research and find work in your field (including book projects!). Though opportunities to speak at conferences specifically geared towards fashion history and theory are rare, its important to find those niche’s where your research will fit. The Costume Society of America is holding their annual symposium in New Orleans this week, where papers on all aspects of costume will be presented, along with workshops, panels and field trips (the theme this year is Looking Beyond the Mask: Disguise, Identity, and Costume).

To hold you over until next year’s location and theme are officially announced, here are some other upcoming conferences/calls for you might consider to help build up that resume:

International Journal of Regional and Local Studies

Fashion and Body Image (NEPCA)

Researching New York 2008, an annual Conference on New York State History

Until next time,


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