CFP: Education, Conservation, and Inspiration in Dress and Textile Studies

Costume Society of America Northeastern Region
Call for Papers

CSA Northeast Region Symposium
In Celebration of Dr. Margaret Ordoñez: Education, Conservation, and Inspiration in Dress and Textile Studies
University of Rhode Island

Abstracts due January 15, 2015
Symposium held September 2015

Dr. Margaret Ordonez is retiring after fifty-three years of life in the academy! In celebration of her long career, the Northeast Region of the Costume Society of America invites you to join us at the region’s fall meeting. Papers and posters of recent research, conservation projects, or exhibitions by former students of Dr. Ordoñez are requested for presentation at the symposium, to be held on the URI campus on a Saturday in late September 2015. CSA members and non-members from all geographical areas are invited to submit. The Textiles, Fashion Merchandising and Design Department will sponsor a reception and keynote speaker on Friday evening to start the symposium.

Instructions for Submission
Submit a one-page abstract of your proposed presentation or poster no later than January 15, 2015. Do not put your name on the abstract. All submissions will be blind-reviewed by two CSA senior scholars. Selections will be announced no later than March 23, 2015.

Use 12 pt. font (Times New Roman). Include a cover sheet with name, affiliation, contact information, and connection to Dr. Ordoñez.

Submissions can be by email: or three hard copies to:
Blair Walker
500 Horseneck Road
South Dartmouth, MA 02748
Questions: 508-636-7114

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