Calls for Papers

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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Exhibitions

Exhibition: Color Moves: Art and Fashion by Sonia Delaunay

Cooper Hewitt, New York, NY March 18–June 5, 2011 Known primarily as an abstract painter and colorist, Sonia Delaunay applied her talents and theories to all areas of visual expression, including graphics, interiors, theater and film, fashion and textiles. A trademark of Delaunay’s work is the sense of movement and rhythm created by the simultaneous … Continue reading

Calls for Papers / Publications

CFP: The Encyclopedia of Women and American Popular Culture

Facts On File, a New York-based academic and reference publisher, is seeking contributing scholars for a print and online reference work on the history of women in America popular culture from colonial times to the present. The project is aimed at the academic high school and undergraduate levels. The encyclopedia will include articles on individuals, … Continue reading

Exhibitions

Diaghilev and the Golden Age of the Ballets Russes 1909-1929 Announced at the V&A

http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=37285 LONDON.- The V&A’s major autumn exhibition, “Diaghilev and the Golden Age of the Ballets Russes 1909–1929”, will explore the world of the influential artistic director Serge Diaghilev and the most exciting dance company of the 20th century. Diaghilev combined dance, music and art in bold ways to create ‘total theatre’. A consummate collaborator, he … Continue reading

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

Conferences

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

Exhibitions

Sex Lives of Robots

A temporary installation currently displayed in the exhibition Spotlight on the Permanent Collection SPOTLIGHT ON AN ARTIST: Michael Sullivan For more than twenty years Michael Sullivan has worked as an animator, prop fabricator and lighting designer. The showcased figures “The Creation of Man”, “The Insemination of Lulu 95304” and “Iron Hole” were prepared especially for … 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