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CFP: Fashion, Performance, and Performativity

Academic Session 12: Fashion, Performance, and Performativity Convened at the Association of Art Historians 2017 Conference When: 6-8 April, 2017 Where: Loughbourgh University, UK Submission Guidelines: Please email your paper proposals straight  to the session convenor(s) — Andrea Kollnitz, Stockholm University, and Marco Pecorari, Parsons The New School, Paris. Provide a title and abstract for a 25 minute paper (max 250 words). Include your name, affiliation and email. Your …

CFP: Fashioning the Unconventional Victorian: Conduct, Costume, Coiffure

Fashioning the Unconventional Victorian: Conduct, Costume, Coiffure Panel at the New England Modern Language Association (NeMLA) Annual Conference Where: Baltimore, Maryland, USA When: March 23-26, 2017 Submission Guidelines: Deadline is September 30, 2016; submit through the NeMLA portal. This panel examines how fashion – original, unusual, peculiar, or even outlandish – preoccupied the Victorian cultural imagination. Papers might investigate eccentric fashion’s role in specific genres; …

CFP: Textile, Art & Design: Reciprocity and Development

Academic Session 35: Textile, Art & Design: Reciprocity and Development  Convened at the Association of Art Historians 2017 Conference When: 6-8 April, 2017 Where: Loughbourgh University, UK Submission Guidelines: Please email your paper proposals straight  to the session convenor(s) — Alice Kettle, Manchester Metropolitan University and Uthra Rajgopal, Manchester Metropolitan University. Provide a title and abstract for a 25 minute paper (max 250 words). Include your name, affiliation and …

CFP: Costume Society UK – October Due Date

The Costume Society (UK) Conference and Dinner London Friday June 30 – Sunday July 2, 2017 WRITING FASHION Celebrating 50 years of the Costume Society Journal and 50 years of Symposia Conference takes place at the Art Workers’ Guild in Queen Square – a magnificent Georgian building in the heart of Bloomsbury, with a Friday afternoon visit to the British Library and dinner on Saturday …

CFP: ‘Scandi Style’: Exploring Scandinavian Fashion Photography in a Global Context

‘Scandi Style’: Exploring Scandinavian Fashion Photography in a Global Context When: 9th December 2016 Where: University of Westminster, London, UK Submission Guidelines: The conference invites contributions for short (15-minute) presentations on subjects related to the conference theme. The conference welcomes submissions from scholars, curators, writers, researchers and others working with Scandinavian fashion photography in a range of contexts such as museums, galleries, and archives, magazines, design companies, …

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 …

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