CFP: Fashion, Appearance, Consumption and Design

Fashion, Style, Appearance, Consumption & Design is concerned with all areas and aspects of style, fashion, clothing, design, and related trends. Also relevant are the themes of appearances and consumption using and/or including:
historical sources
psychological/ sociological aspects of dress
body image
cultural identities
plus any areas relating to purchasing, shopping, and the methods consumers construct identity.

Papers from all disciplines are welcome. In particular, innovative and new research, scholarship and creative works in the areas of fashion, design, the body and consumerism are encouraged.

To enter please submit a short 50-word bio with contact information and an abstract of no more than 250 words of your proposal paper by 30 November 2012 to the PCA Database.

The National PCA/ACA conference will take place in Washington D.C. from March 27 – March 30 2013.

Please contact Joseph H. Hancock or Alphonso McClendon with any inquiries.

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