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CFP: The Material Imagination from Antiquity to Modernity

Call for Papers THE MATERIAL IMAGINATION from Antiquity to Modernity date: 5-6 November 2010 location: School of Art History, University of St Andrews, Scotland deadline for proposals: 10 September 2010 further information: Fabio Barry, Alistair Rider, material.imagination@gmail.com As the term materiality gains ever more currency, its critical meaning continues to recede. The purpose of this … Continue reading

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CFP: Material Culture, Craft & Community

Material Culture, Craft & Community: Negotiating Objects Across Time & Place (20-21 May 2011, University of Alberta, Canada) This interdisciplinary conference will explore the varied expressions of craft – material, cultural, social – in past and present societies. Craft practice has a rich history and remains vibrant today, sustaining communities while negotiating cultures. Craft-made goods … Continue reading

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1st Annual International Conference on Fine and Performing Arts

7-10 June 2010 ATHENS, GREECE The Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER) organizes its 1st Annual International Conference on Fine Arts in Athens, Greece, 7-10 June 2010. The conference website is: http://www.atiner.gr/docs/Arts.htm The aim of the conference is to bring together scholars, researchers and students from all areas of Fine Arts (such as Animation, … Continue reading

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Food and Culture: Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association (MAPACA) Annual Conference

The Food and Culture Panels of the Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association (MAPACA) invites papers and panels for their annual conference at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Alexandria, Virginia from October 28-31, 2010. Abstracts are due by June 15, 2010. Myriad factors shape our relationship with food. What we choose to eat, when we eat … Continue reading

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Evil, Women and the Feminine 2nd Global Conference

This international and interdisciplinary conference will commence tomorrow May 3rd and continue through May 5th. It is being held in Prague, Czech Republic. I was invited to present my research on the psychoanalytic interpretation of fashion shows by John Galliano and Alexander McQueen at this year’s conference. Unfortunately, I was ultimately unable to attend. I … Continue reading

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Conference: Ten Momentous Years of Canadian Feminism, 1960-1970

Ontario Women’s History Network Location: Ontario, Canada The ONTARIO WOMEN’S HISTORY NETWORK (OWHN) will be holding the AGM and conference at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education/University of Toronto on Friday April 30th-Saturday May 1st. The theme of the conference is Ten years of Feminism 1960-1970. The conference is designed to bring together teachers, … Continue reading

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Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association: Subcultural Style and Identity

Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association 40th Annual Meeting Renaissance Grand Hotel St Louis, MO, USA March 31- April 3, 2010 Subcultural Style and Identity is a significant and influential component of contemporary fashion and dress. Information can be retrieved from the media, fashion, design, music, social, economic and other cultural histories, as well as sexuality. … Continue reading