Calls for Papers / Publications

Publication CFP: The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

Announcing a new series from Ashgate Publishing Company The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-­1950 Series Editor: Michael Yonan University of Missouri The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700­1950, provides a forum for the broad study of object acquisition and collecting practices in their global dimensions from the eighteenth through the mid-twentieth centuries. … Continue reading

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Exhibitions

I Never Leave the House without a Hat! The Savanna Vaughn Clark Collection

Alumni Gallery Kent State University Museum E. Main Street & S. Lincoln Street Kent, Ohio 44242-0001 November 19 2009 – October 10, 2010 Elizabeth Morgan, Guest Curator and Jean L. Druesedow, Director Savanna Vaughn Clark has been wearing, collecting and enjoying hats all her life. She has said that she “never leaves the house without … Continue reading

Calls for Papers

CFP: UCL Autopsies Project Study Day: “Yesterday’s Objects”

‘Yesterday’s Objects: The Death and Afterlife of Everyday Things’ Autopsies Research Project Study Day Friday, 4 June 2010 University College London (UCL) The Autopsies Project explores how objects die. Just as the twentieth century was transformed by the advent of new forms of media – the typewriter, gramophone, and film, for example – the arrival … Continue reading