Calls for Papers / Conferences

CFP: Re-examining Fashion in Western Art, 1775-1975

Deadline: May 6, 2013 Re-examining Fashion in Western Art, 1775-1975 College Art Association (CAA) February 12-15, 2014 Chicago Chair: Justine De Young, Harvard University, deyoung@fas.harvard.edu The recent “Impressionism, Fashion & Modernity” exhibition at the Musée d’Orsay, Metropolitan Museum of Art and Art Institute of Chicago (2012-2013) foregrounded the importance of fashion to the Impressionists and … Continue reading

Calls for Papers / Conferences

Call For Papers: SPLENDOR: SUMPTUARY ARTS IN THE HISPANIC MIDDLE AGES

VII JORNADAS COMPLUTENSES DE ARTE MEDIEVAL Faculty of Geography and History at Complutense University in Madrid – Casa de Velázquez – National Archaeological Museum, Madrid November 13, 14 and 15, 2013 CALL FOR PAPERS DEADLINE: June 1, 2013 Sessions I-II: The sumptuary arts in context: status, function and meaning Session III: Materiality and technology Session … Continue reading

Calls for Papers / Conferences

CFP: Benjamin, Barthes, and Fashion

Call For Papers Deadline: April 1, 2013 The University of Manchester Conference Date: June 28, 2013 http://benjaminbarthesandfashion.tumblr.com/CFP Historian, philosopher and literary critic Walter Benjamin wrote on fashion’s relationship to modernity, commodity fetishism, history, and memory. In his unfinished The Arcades Project, the notes for a large section on Fashion reveal Benjamin’s desire to read the … Continue reading

Calls for Papers

CFP: Panel on Material Culture, Eastern Christianity, Ethnicity, and Race

Deadline for abstract: February 19, 2013 Anthropology of Religion Group of the American Academy of Religion November 23-26, 2013 in Baltimore, MD http://rsnonline.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1187&Itemid=1337 You are invited to submit a 250-word abstract proposal to a panel concerned with material culture, ethnicity, and race relations in Eastern Christianity for the Anthropology of Religion Group of the American … Continue reading

Calls for Papers / Symposia

CFP: Fashioning Identities: Types, Customs, and Dress in a Global Context

Call For Papers Deadline: January 15, 2013 A Symposium at Hunter College City University of New York October 18-19, 2013 Chairs: Lynda Klich and Tara Zanardi, Dept. of Art & Art History http://www.hunter.cuny.edu/art Pictorial imagery of local types, traditions, and dress has a long history, dating back to the sixteenth century. From costume books and … Continue reading

Calls for Papers / Symposia

Art, Anxiety, and Protest in the Edwardian Belle Époque Graduate Student Symposium

Call for Papers: Art, Anxiety, and Protest in the Edwardian Belle Époque Graduate Student Symposium Deadline: Jan 7, 2013 Yale Center for British Art New Haven, Connecticut, March 02, 2013 britishart.yale.edu “The belle époque, the long summer garden party of the Edwardian afternoon, when there was a lightness in the air, when “the fruit was … Continue reading

Articles

The Object of Fashion: methodological approaches to the history of fashion

Fashion Studies Essays That Say So Much Speaking of objects of fashion, The Journal of Aesthetics and Culture, an anthology of fashion studies and history of dress, published an essay by Giorgio Riello entitled “The object of fashion: methodological approaches to the history of fashion.” In it, Riello discusses three different approaches to the study of fashion … Continue reading

Calls for Papers / Conferences

Performing Identity: The Relationship between Identity and Performance in Literature, Theatre and the Performing Arts

Performing Identity: The Relationship between Identity and Performance in Literature, Theatre and the Performing Arts The Euroacademia Global Forum of Critical Studies: Asking Big Questions Again CALL FOR PAPERS FOR NEW PANEL: This special section on Arts and Performance has been added to the conference. This session would work well for those interested in gender and … Continue reading