CFP: A Few Options


Ars Textrina-University of Leeds
International Textiles Conference: Natural Fibres – A World Heritage
“The Year of Natural Fibres”
September 2-3, 2009

White House Historical Association: Journal
Among the available topics: “Costume: Dressing for the Presidency”
Abstracts are due November 1, 2009

White House History is published twice each year by the White House Historical Association and features articles on the historic White House, especially those that relate to the building itself, its uses, and life as lived there through the years. White House History publishes articles on the history of the White House and its occupants.

Mormon History Association
“The Home and the Homeland: Families in Diverse Mormon Traditions”

The deadline for proposals is October 1, 2009.

The forty-fifth annual conference of the Mormon History Association will be held May 27-30, 2010, at the Kansas City Sports Complex Hotel in Kansas City, MO. Presenters could explore topics including Mormon material culture.

The National Heritage Museum
“New Perspectives on American Freemasonry and Fraternalism”

Deadline for proposals: August 15, 2009
Event: April 9, 2010 Museum in Lexington, Massachusetts

Diverse perspectives on this topic are sought; proposals are invited from a broad range of research areas, including history, material and visual culture, anthropology, sociology, literary studies and criticism, gender studies, political science, African American studies, art history, economics, or any combination of disciplines. Perspectives on and interpretations of all time periods are welcome.

Possible topics include:
The material culture of Freemasonry and fraternalism
Anti-Masonry and anti-fraternal movements, issues and groups
Fraternal symbolism and ritual
The expression of Freemasonry and fraternalism through art, music, and literature

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