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CFP: Clothing as Visual Language in the Long Eighteenth Century

Clothing as Visual Language in the Long Eighteenth Century Panel at the American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies (ASECS) Annual Conference Where: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA When: March 30 to April 2, 2017 Submission Guidelines: Proposals for papers should be sent directly to the session chair, Kristin O’Rourke,  no later than 15 September 2016. Please include your telephone and fax numbers and e-mail address. The session chair should be …

CFP: New Research Conference

New Research Conference  Who: The Association of Dress Historians When: Saturday, 25 February, 2017 Where: The University of Brighton, Grand Parade: City Campus (near the Royal Pavillion), Brighton, United Kingdom Submission Guidelines: Submissions are due by 1 October 2016. Please submit your proposal for a fifteen–minute paper presentation to jennifer.daley@kcl.ac.uk as a .doc or .docx file (saved as firstname_lastname) that includes a descriptive paper title, a 200–word abstract, a 100–word biography, …

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, …

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