Costume Colloquium V: Restraint and Excess in Fashion and Dress
Abstracts due June 15, 2015
November 17-20, 2016 (Exact dates to be confirmed)
Call for Papers
The Advisory Committee and organizers of the next Costume Colloquium dedicated to Restraint and Excess in Fashion and Dress are seeking new and unpublished papers for the 2016 conference. As with all the previous Costume Colloquium conferences, presentations can be made on material of a theoretical and/or practical nature. Not only informative, but also inventive and creative presentations are welcome.
Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following themes and subthemes:
Physical body distortion, health issues and wearing restrictive garments
Sumptuary legislation, dress codes and regulations in religious, civil and military attire
Fashion on show and display:
On stage, at Court, on catwalks, in store fronts, in museums
Embellishments and accessories:
Opulent decorations, jewelry, handbags, shoes, etc.
Too much or too little:
Extravagant, exotic, erotic, modest, minimalistic
Excess and restraint in the development of the fashion industry:
Globalization and international trade, shopping and consumerism, emerging markets
Submission Information and Instructions:
Send your proposal abstract to email@example.com with Abstract Submission CCV in the subject line, using the CCV Submission Form that you can download here. Only abstracts using the form will be accepted. Read the full call and review proposal criteria at costume-textiles.com.