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CFP: Interwoven: Dress that Crosses Borders and Challenges Boundaries

Who: The Association of Art Historians When: October 27, 2017 Where: The Art Workers’ Guild, 6 Queen Square, London, UK Submission Guidelines: Please submit your conference paper proposal for a twenty–minute presentation to jennifer.daley [at] kcl.ac.uk as a .doc or .docx file (saved as firstname_lastname) that includes your name, email address, affiliation, descriptive paper title, a 200–word abstract, and a 100–word biography. We also encourage proposals for themed panels of …

CFP: Culture Costume and Dress, Multi-disciplinary Conference

Who: Faculty of Arts, Design, and Media, Birmingham City University Where: Birmingham City, Birmingham, UK When: May 10-12, 2017 Submission guidelines: Deadlines for abstract submissions is December 9, 2016. For more details, please visit the conference website. This multi-disciplinary, international conference will explore the nature of dress as it relates to, responds to, and influences culture. Through presentations, poster, panel discussions and performance, the conference …

CFP: Inside the Wardobe

Call for Papers for Special Issue: Inside the Wardrobe  Who: Clothing Cultures, a journal published by Intellect Books Submission guidelines: Clothing Cultures invites submissions (of 2000–5000 words) from scholars addressing wearers’ relationships with their clothes. Clothing Cultures also welcomes non-traditional approaches to dress and object analyses. For more details or to submit papers please contact the editors: Dr Jo Turney and Alex Franklin. As the world becomes increasingly …

CFP: Exploring the Intersections of Fashion, Film, and Media

Special Issue: Exploring the Intersections of Fashion, Film, and Media Journal: Networking Knowledge, Journal of the MeCCSA Postgraduate Network Submission due: Abstracts of a maximum of 150 words, 5 keywords and a short biography should be submitted to the guest editors at elizabeth.lunden@ims.su.se and natalie.snoyman@ims.su.se by 27th October 2016. Paper Guidelines: Final papers should: Be no more than 6000 words long (including abstract, keywords, references, footnotes). The abstract should …

CFP: Cross-dressing in fact and in fiction: norms, bodies, identities

Cross-dressing in fact and in fiction: norms, bodies, identities  Where: The University of Toulous, France When: April 21, 2017 Submission guidelines: Please send your proposal and a short bio to the conference convenor at catherine.delyfer@univ-tlse2.fr before November 1st, 2016. A selection of papers will be considered for publication. Fashion, the sociology of dress and the semiology of clothing have been the object of much attention since …

CFP: Portal to Progress: Transformations in Technology, Diversity in Dress

Portal to Progress: Transformations in Technology, Diversity in Dress  Who: The Costume Society of America (CSA) Where: Portland, Maine, USA When: May 31 – June 4, 2017 Submission Guidelines: Proposals are due October 14, 2016. Submitters must be members of the CSA or join at the time of submission. Submit abstracts of 500 words or less, including endnotes and/or selective bibliography. For panel presentations each panelist must …

CFP: Ageing and Dress

Call for Papers for a Special Issue: Ageing and Dress Who: Clothing Cultures, journal published by Intellect Books Submissions due: 1 November 2016 Submission guidelines: Manuscripts will not be considered unless they follow Intellect guidelines. Manuscripts should be approximately 5000 words and prepared using the Intellect Journal House Style. Please send manuscripts to Alex Franklin. For questions regarding submissions or enquiries regarding the journal, Clothing Cultures, please contact …

CFP: Portal to Progress: Transformations in Technology, Diversity in Dress

Portal to Progress: Transformations in Technology, Diversity in Dress  Who: The Costume Society of America (CSA) Where: Portland, Maine, USA When: May 31 – June 4, 2017 Submission Guidelines: Proposals are due October 14, 2016. Submitters must be members of the CSA or join at the time of submission. Submit abstracts of 500 words or less, including endnotes and/or selective bibliography. For panel presentations each panelist must …

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; …

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