CFP: ATL Global Gateway: Dress Scholarship in the 21st Century

CFP: ATL Global Gateway: Dress Scholarship in the 21st Century

The 38th Costume Society of America Annual Symposium
May 31 – June 2, 2012
Atlanta, Georgia
Hosted by The Southeastern Region, Costume Society of America

Call for Papers Deadline: Originating in USA: Postmarked by October 1, 2011
Originating outside USA: Postmarked by September 15, 2011
Electronic Submissions: October 1, 2011

Call for Professional Development Sessions Deadline: Originating in USA: Postmarked or e-mailed by September 1, 2011
Originating outside USA: Postmarked by August 29, 2011

Symposium Invitation and Call for Papers:
Fly into the world’s busiest airport to the modern south and the world class city of Atlanta. Your round-trip ticket will bring you to a world of research in global dress and fashion. Atlanta is a vibrant city with a rich history. The conference will be held at the state-of-the-art Georgia Tech Global Learning Center in midtown Atlanta. Enjoy a visit to the Atlanta History Center and other Atlanta destinations, including the Georgia Aquarium, The World of Coca Cola, the CNN Center, The Martin Luther King’s National Historic Site and more.

ATL Global Gateway: Dress Scholarship in the 21st Century invites submissions of original research on any aspect of worldwide dress, fashion or costume and related disciplines, including but not limited to: art, design, history, conservation, ethnography, archeology, social sciences, and marketing.

Scholars, educators and museum specialists, students, makers and marketers of wearable art, re-enactors and other clothing enthusiasts are encouraged to submit proposals. The aim is to create a program encompassing different aspects of global dress scholarship in the 21st century.

Call for Professional Development Sessions:
Submissions are invited for Professional Development Sessions on a variety of topics that may include, but are not limited to, issues related to conservation, collection management, re-enactment, display techniques, grant writing, or other educational topics. These may be formatted as hands-on workshops, panels, discussion groups or demonstrations.

Professional Development Sessions are presented to symposium registrants and participants will be required to register for specific session at time of general registration. Sessions need to be presented in a 90 minute format OR a 3 hour format. Please designate time needs and preference in abstract.

Download the Call for Papers and Submission Instructions here

For more information contact Jose Blanco F or Patricia Hunt-Hurst


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