Calls for Papers

CFP: Fashion, Style, Appearance, Consumption & Design

CFP Deadline: December 15, 2011
Conference Location: Boston, MA
Conference Date: April 11-14, 2012

Fashion, Style, Appearance, Consumption & Design is concerned with all areas and aspects of style, fashion, clothing, design, and related trends, as well as appearances and consumption using and/or including: historical sources, manufacturing, aesthetics, marketing, branding, merchandising, retailing, psychological/ sociological aspects of dress, body image, and cultural identities, in addition to any areas relating to purchasing, shopping, and the methods consumers construct identity.

Papers from all methods and disciplines are welcome! Innovative and new research, scholarship and creative works in the areas of fashion, design, the body and consumerism are encouraged!

Please email a short 50-word bio with contact information and an abstract of no more than 250 words of your proposal paper by December 15 to:

Joseph H. Hancock, PhD at
Alphonso McClendon at

Joseph H. Hancock, II, PhD.
Mr. Alphonso McClendon
Drexel University
Westphal College of Media Arts and Design
3141 Chestnut Street
Nesbitt Hall Suite 600
33rd and Market Streets
Philadelphia , PA. 19104
Phone: 215-895-6993

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