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CFP: Fashioning the Neo-Victorian. Iterations of the Nineteenth Century in Contemporary Literature and Culture

International Conference, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany, 8-10 April 2010 keynote speakers: Prof Cora Kaplan (Queen Mary University of London), Dr Marie-Luise Kohlke (Swansea University), Prof Sally Shuttleworth (University of Oxford) The notion of the Neo-Victorian has become an increasingly common denominator for cultural products re-iterating Victorian culture. Sometimes a critical engagement but equally often a … Continue reading

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CFP: Recycling luxury and waste in the long eighteenth century: the after life of used things in Britain and France

Recycling luxury and waste in the long 18th century – the afterlife of used things in Britain and France. International conference June 22nd – 23rd 2010 Université Paris Diderot / LARCA UFR Charles V – 10, rue Charles V 75004 Paris The 2010 conference on the afterlife of used things in the long 18th century … Continue reading

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Civil War fashion from Bentonville Battlefield re-enactors

FOUR OAKS, N.C. – Even as soldiers battled in wool flannel uniforms all year, Civil War-era ladies wore wool all year, too. At this weekend’s re-enactment of the Battle of Bentonville (http://www.nchistoricsites.org/bentonvi), Hilda Mariquez and other female re-enactors will be decked out in boots, hoops, corsets and petticoats that may be topped with nets or … Continue reading

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Object(ive) of Fashion: theorizing the places, spaces, and faces of fashion

This blog is to bring fashion theory to the forefront among the discursive texts concerning fashion. It will foster scholarly research as well as bring awareness of theory and philosophy to the fashion images we see everywhere. The particular focus will be on the fashionable form whether it be the dummy, mannequin, marionnette, or model. … Continue reading