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CFP: The Materiality of Mourning

The Materiality of Mourning: A 2-Day Interdisciplinary Workshop Where: The University of Warwick, UK When: 19-20 May, 2016 Submission guidelines: Academics and practitioners across all disciplines are warmly invited to offer papers exploring the research questions outlined above. PhD candidates and Early Career Researchers are particularly welcome. Send a title and brief abstract (up to 200 words) to Zahra.newby@warwick.ac.uk by 29 February, 2016. Papers are invited for this …

CFP: Frills and Furbelows? Textile Ornamentation and Dress Adornment in Museums and Historic Houses

Frills and Furbelows? Textile Ornamentation and Dress Adornment in Museums and Historic Houses hosted by The Centre for the History of Retailing and Distribution (CHORD) When: 9 June 2016 Where: Wolverhampton City Campus, University of Wolverhampton, UK Submission guidelines: Please send title and abstract of c.300 to 400 words to Laura Ugolini by 1 March 2016. Individual papers are usually 20 minutes in length, followed by 10 minutes for questions and discussion. CHORD also welcomes …

CFP: ‘All the World’s a Stage’: Performing Identity in Everyday Life

‘All the World’s a Stage’: Performing Identity in Everyday Life Where: University of Bristol, UK When: 1 July 2016 Submission Guidelines: Speakers are invited to submit abstracts of 200 words in English, along with a short biography (approx. 100 words) to performingidentity2016@gmail.com by 31st March 2016. This conference will explore the concept of performance and its role in the construction of individual and communal identities. From …

CFP: Retailing, Distribution and the Family: Historical Approaches

The Centre for the History of Retailing and Distribution (CHORD) When: Tuesday 24 May 2016 Where: Wolverhampton City Campus, University of Wolverhampton Submission guidelines: Individual papers are usually 20 minutes in length, followed by 10 minutes for questions and discussion. CHORD also welcome shorter, 10 minute ‘work in progress’ presentations. Please send title and abstract of c.300 to 400 words, specifying whether you are proposing a 10 or a …

CFP: Dressed to Kill: Fashion in Victorian Fiction and Periodicals

Dressed to Kill: Fashion in Victorian Fiction and Periodicals Who: Victorian Popular Fiction Association and Liverpool John Moores University Where: Aldham Robarts Library, LJMU, Liverpool, UK When: Saturday 19th March 2016 Submission guidelines: Submit by 5th February 2016. Please send proposals of 300 words and a 50 word biography in Word format to Drs Janine Hatter and Nickianne Moody at: vpfamembership@gmail.com and n.a.moody@ljmu.ac.uk The conference welcomes proposals for 20 minute papers …

CFP: American Quilt Study Group

American Quilt Study Group (AQSG) 2016 Annual Seminar Where: Tempe, Arizona, USA When: September 14-18, 2016 Submission guidelines: 250-word Abstract and CV by February 1, 2016 to Marybeth.stalp@uni.edu Poster Session at AQSG Seminar 2016 Abstracts due May 1, 2016 AQSG will hold a panel paper session at the 2016 Annual Seminar, where participants can present their quilt-related research to fellow Seminar participants. Up to two 90-minute panels …

CFP: On the Move

The Medieval Dress and Textiles Society Conference: “On the Move” When: Saturday 4 June 2016 Submissions due: 31 December 2015. Send your title and a 200-word synopsis to the Programme Secretary, Gale R. Owen-Crocker. Proposals are invited for 20-minute papers on relevant topics concerning the movement of dress and/or textiles and the use of dress and textiles in travel between c. 500 and 1600. Topics might …

CFP: Fashion and the Body

2016 Fashion and the Body Symposium Where: University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA When: April 29-30, 2016 Submission deadline: January 8, 2016. For full call for papers and detailed submission guidelines, please visit the full symposium call for papers. The fifth annual “Fashion And…” symposium provides opportunities to share research findings, innovative teaching strategies, and designs that explore and investigate issues related to fashion …

CFP: “Showing Off”: Design and Ostentation

“Showing Off”: Design and Ostentation The Twenty-Fifth Annual Parsons/Cooper Hewitt Graduate Student Symposium on the History of Design Where: Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, New York, When: April 7 – 08, 2016 Deadline for submissions: January 25, 2016. To submit a proposal, send a two-page abstract, one-page bibliography and a c.v. to: Ethan Robey, Associate Director, MA Program in the History of Design and Curatorial Studies What makes an …

CFP: Out of the Dark and into the Light? Dress in the Early Modern Period and the Age of Enlightenment, 1400–1800

The Association of Dress Historians Annual Conference: Out of the Dark and into the Light? Dress in the Early Modern Period and the Age of Enlightenment, 1400–1800 When: Saturday, 5 November 2016 Where: Art Workers’ Guild, 6 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3AT, UK Conference paper proposals for twenty–minute presentations can be submitted to events@dresshistorians.co.uk as a .doc or .docx file (saved as firstname_lastname) that includes a descriptive …

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