CFP: Connecting Threads of History, Cultures and Creativity



The Costume Society of America’s Southeastern Region symposium offers an opportunity for CSA members to present research on a variety of topics. Please designate if your abstract is for a research paper (no more than 20 minutes) or exhibition (will be displayed for approximately 2 hours).

The abstract must be less than 500 words, excluding bibliography, captions and footnotes, including up to 3 pertinent images. Abstracts should discuss the research topic, exhibit format, i.e.: traditional poster, 3-dimensional objects, lap-top presentation, mannequins, etc. All abstracts are to be submitted electronically with the author’s name, title/affiliation (if applicable), address, email, phone number, and paper title appearing only on the cover page.

Abstract Deadline: May 3

Notification of Acceptance: on or before June 10.

You must be a member of CSA to present (click here for membership information) and all conference attendees including presenters must pay the conference fee (student rates are available for membership and conference attendance.)

Jose Blanco

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  • Petra Slinkard April 12, 2010 11.15 am

    Please make a note that the Midwestern Region of CSA has extended their call for papers to APRIL 15.

    Call for Papers
    The Costume Society of America Midwestern Region
    “Study Tour of Ottawa / Gatineau”
    October 1-2, 2010 (Save the Date!)
    Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Possible topics for papers include,
    but are not limited to:

    ¤ Collections in museums, policies and procedures, care and exhibition.
    ¤ Research topics on the history of costume and/or textiles as they pertain to cultures.
    Presentations should be approximately 20 minutes in duration.
    Abstracts should be no longer than two typewritten, double-spaced pages.
    References should be included within the two-page limit.
    Please include name, address, telephone number and email address on a separate page.
    Abstracts must be received no later than
    15 APRIL, 2010
    Please send abstracts to Dr. Jean Parsons,


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