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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 …

CFP: Women & Work in Literature

CFP: Women & Work in Literature; Special Session at Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) When: Friday, November 11 – Sunday, November 13, 2016 Where: Pasadena, California, USA Submission guidelines: Please send 50 word abstracts & 250 word proposals to session co-chair Susanne Weil at Susanne.beekeeper@gmail.com or sweil@centralia.edu by June 10, 2016. PAMLA also requests that proposals be submitted through their website at www.pamla.org. How do writers represent …

CFP: “Retailing in Emerging Markets,” 2nd edition.

Call for Book Chapter Contributors: “Retailing in Emerging Markets”, 2nd edition. (Revision to first edition) Editors: Shubha Bennur, University of Nebraska-Lincoln  and Jaya Halepete, Svaha Inc Publisher: Fairchild Books, a Bloomsbury Publishing Imprint When: First draft submission deadline: June 7, 2016. Final draft Submission: June 22, 2016. For additional information/clarifications please contact sbennur2@unl.edu. The book will cover chapters emphasizing on apparel and fashion industries in 9 different emerging markets. It …

CFP: Greenwood Fashion: Clothing, Textiles, Skins, and Furs in the Ongoing Robin Hood Legend

Greenwood Fashion: Clothing, Textiles, Skins, and Furs in the Ongoing Robin Hood Legend Who: International Association for Robin Hood Studies; Southeastern Medieval Association Where: University of Tennessee, Knoxville When: 6-8 October 2016 Submission guidelines: Please send a 300 word abstract and brief bio to Sherron Lux and Melissa Ridley Elmes by 16 May 2016. For this session, the organizers welcome 20-minute papers from any discipline, including interdisciplinary papers, which examine some …

CFP: Polite and Impolite Pleasures: Entertaining the Georgian City

Polite and Impolite Pleasures: Entertaining the Georgian City  Where: Fairfax House, York, UK When: Friday 21 October 2016 Submission Guidelines: Send proposals of around 200 words, accompanied by a brief one-paragraph biography, to fairfaxhousesymposium@gmail.com by Friday 29 July 2016. The Georgian era saw a great increase in the variety of entertainments available to an expanding and urbanising population, and it was in towns and cities that eighteenth-century …

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