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CFP: Utopia and Fashion

Utopia and Fashion – Special issue of Utopian Studies (28.3, 2017)  Who: Utopian Studies, a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal of The Society for Utopian Studies, publishing scholarly articles on a wide range of subjects related to utopias, utopianism, utopian literature, utopian theory, and intentional communities. Contributing authors come from a diverse range of fields, including American studies, architecture, the arts, classics, cultural studies, economics, engineering, environmental studies, …

CFP: Mapping Sustainable Fashion: Global Perspectives

Call for Book Chapters: Mapping Sustainable Fashion: Global Perspectives Edited by: Alison Gwilt, Sheffield Hallam University, UK; Evelise Anicet Ruthschilling, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil; Alice Payne, Queensland University of Technology, Australia Submission guidelines: The editors invite interested authors to submit by email (in English in a Word file format) an abstract of approximately 300-500 words that sets out the key points to be discussed in …

CFP: DisArt Fashion Show Artprize 2016

DisArt Fashion Show Artprize 2016: Call for Fashion Designers & Disabled Models to create art that alters people’s imaginations and cultural expectations Who: DisArt, devoted to changing perceptions about disabilities one work of art at a time, seeks submissions from fashion designers of ALL backgrounds of work that speaks to the disabled body. When: September 24, 2016 Where: DisArt Fashion Show in Grand Rapids, Michigan Submission guidelines: Title …

CFP: New Perspectives on Parisian Haute Couture, from 1850 until today

New Perspectives on Parisian Haute Couture, from 1850 until today  Who: Institut National d’Histoire de l’Art, Institut Français de la Mode, Institut d’Histoire du Temps Présent. With the collaboration of the Fédération de la couture du prêt-à-porter des couturiers et des créateurs de mode. When:March 24-25, 2017 Where: Paris, France Submission guidelines: Please send a 200 word abstract before September 10, 2016 to the following address: ColloqueHauteCouture@inha.fr. Papers …

CFP: Mapping Sustainable Fashion – Global Perspectives

Call for Book Chapters: Mapping Sustainable Fashion: Global Perspectives. Edited by: Alison Gwilt, Sheffield Hallam University, UK; Evelise Anicet Ruthschilling, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil; Alice Payne, Queensland University of Technology, Australia Submission guidelines: In the first instance we invite interested authors to submit by email (in English in a Word file format) an abstract of approximately 300-500 words that sets out the key points to be discussed …

CFP: Fashion, Performance and Performativity

Fashion, Performance and Performativity Who: Association of Art Historians, 43rd Annual Conference & Art Book Fair Where: Loughborough University, UK When: 6th to 8th April 2017 Convenors: Andrea Kollnitz, Stockholm University, Marco Pecorari, Parsons The New School, Paris, Since their beginnings, art and fashion have continuously met in the area of the performative – from the fashioning of identities in portraiture to artistic inspiration for fashion, fashion shows …

CFP: Contemporary Case Studies on Fashion Production, Marketing and Operations

Call for Book Chapters: Contemporary Case Studies on Fashion, Production, Marketing and Operations Submission guidelines: Full chapter submission deadline is October 31, 2016 Notification of acceptance will be December 31, 2016. Camera-ready version is due February 28, 2017. Inquiries and submissions can be forwarded to Editor Linda Pui-Sze Chow. Please prepare the manuscript following Springer’s guidelines. This book adopts a case-study approach to examine the contemporary issues …

CFP: “First Impressions”: Faces, clothes, and bodies, 1600-1800

“First Impressions”: Faces, clothes, and bodies, 1600-1800 When: Thursday 10 November 2016, 9.30am to 5.30pm Where: York Medical Society, York, UK Submission guidelines: Please send abstracts of no more than 300 words in length and an accompanying 100 word biography to firstimpressionsconference@gmail.com by Monday 29th August. In the early modern world, ‘first impressions’ played a central role in the establishment and maintenance of individual and group identities; faces, clothes, …

CFP: Diamonds Are Forever at 60 (and 45)

Diamonds Are Forever at 60 (and 45): A Special Panel at the Southern Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) conference When: November 4-6, 2016 Where: Jacksonville, Florida, USA Submission guidelines: By June 3rd please send a 250-300 word abstract, brief bio, and A/V requirements to Oliver Buckton, Florida Atlantic University 2016 marks the sixtieth anniversary of the publication of Ian Fleming’s fourth James Bond novel, Diamonds Are Forever (the …

CFP: Understanding Material Loss Across Time and Space Conference

Understanding Material Loss Across Time and Space Conference When: 17-18 February 2017 Where: University of Birmingham, UK Submission guidelines: Please send proposals (250 words max per paper) for papers and panels to conference organizer Kate Smith (k.smith@bham.ac.uk) by Friday 14 October 2016. Papers should not exceed 20 minutes. Roundtable panels featuring 5-6 papers of 10 minutes each or other innovative formats are encouraged. Understanding Material Loss intends to …

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