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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

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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 … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Association of Art Historians Conference – “Fashion, Vision, and Visuality”

‘Fashion, Vision and Visuality’ CFP Deadline: November 7, 2011 38th Annual AAH Conference & Bookfair The Open University, Milton Keynes UK March 29 – 31, 2012 Session Convenors: Caroline Evans, University of the Arts London, Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design c.evans@csm.arts.ac.uk Andrea Kollnitz, Centre for Fashion Studies, Art History Department, Stockholm University … Continue reading

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Conference: Fashion: Exploring Critical Issues

Fashion: Exploring Critical Issues 3rd Global Conference Thursday 22nd September – Sunday 25th September 2011 Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom Fashion is a statement, a stylised form of expression which displays and begins to define a person, a place, a class, a time, a religion, a culture, and even a nation. This interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Deconstructing Costume Histories: Rereading Identities in Fashion Collections and Exhibitions

100th Annual CAA Conference – Los Angeles, February 22-25, 2012 Session – Deconstructing Costume Histories: Rereading Identities in Fashion Collections and Exhibitions Co-chairs: Consuelo Gutierrez and Ian McDermott NEW Abstract Deadline: May 20th, 2011 Please send completed submission form, a one to two page double-spaced abstract, a letter explaining the speaker’s interest and expertise in … Continue reading

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CFP: Thinking Gender 21st Annual Graduate Student Research Conference — Deadline for Proposals is October 22!

UCLA CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF WOMEN seeks submissions for Thinking Gender 2011 Friday, February 11, 2011 UCLA Faculty Center Thinking Gender is a public conference highlighting graduate student research on women, gender and sexuality across all disciplines and historical periods. We invite submissions for individual papers or pre‐constituted panels. This year, we especially welcome … Continue reading

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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