Calls for Papers

CFP: SF/Fantasy & Vampire Romance: MAPACA 2010

Call For Papers in SF/Fantasy & Vampire Romance: MAPACA 2010 Location: Virginia, United States Call for Papers Deadline: 2010-06-15 The Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association (MAPACA) invites academics, graduate and undergraduate students, independent scholars, and artists to submit papers for the 2010 conference in the areas of Science Fiction/ Fatnasy, and our new area, … 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 remainsB vibrant today, sustaining communities while negotiating cultures. Craft-made goods … Continue reading

Calls for Papers

CFP: Symposium: Uniform – State – Power. Uniforms as signs of change in state power?

Uniformity as an expression of material culture is a phenomenon which pervades many areas of our life. It appears, for instance, in corporate workwear, sportswear or the common style among certain youth subcultures. In the academic discourse on uniforms as a means of social communication, those civil forms have recently gained much attention. State uniforms, … Continue reading