Conferences

Workshop: Making Things Speak: Objects, Commodities, and Societies in Historical Perspective

Making Things Speak: Objects, Commodities, and Societies in Historical Perspective Workshop at the Pergamon Museum, Berlin June 23-25, 2011 Registration deadline: June 21, 2011 The “Making Things Speak” workshop investigates objects and their agency — how they are transformed (or not) by their uses and contexts and how they impact human lives. The past twenty-five … Continue reading

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Publications

The Journal of Design History: Uniforms in Design History Special Issue

The Journal of Design History has published its latest special issue Uniforms in Design History. This issue covers various types of uniforms as well as uniforms from many different countries including Great Britain, Turkey and Japan. http://www.oxfordjournals.org/page/4266/2 Special Issue: Uniforms in Design History Volume 24 Issue 2 May 2011 Articles Artemis Yagou Foreword: Uniforms in … Continue reading

Conferences

CONF: Medieval Textiles East and West: Identity and Exchange

CONF: Medieval Textiles East and West: Identity and Exchange October 22, 2010 University of Zurich, Hauptgebäude, KOL-F-30 Program 10:00 – 10:15 Welcoming Remarks 10:15 – 12:00 Session I: Textile Identities: Byzantium, Islam, and Eurasian Borderlands Branislav Cvetkovic (Regional Museum, Jagodina, Serbia), Textiles and Their Usage in Medieval Balkans: The Royal Context Warren Woodfin (University of … Continue reading

Symposia

Materials of Persuasion – Graduate Student Symposium

Materials of Persuasion, Graduate Student Symposium Bard Graduate Center 38 West 86th Street, New York, NY 10024 April 23, 2010 Critics passing judgment, clergy seeking converts, advertisers selling products, and politicians running for office are all in the persuasion business. Persuasion is the key to the art of rhetoric, but there has always been a … Continue reading

Calls for Papers / Exhibitions / Publications

CFP: New Media, Sex, and Culture in the 21st Century

Special issue of NmediaC, The Journal of New Media and Culture Topic: New Media, Sex, and Culture in the 21st Century Submission Deadline: April 15, 2010 NmediaC invites submissions of research articles, essays, and web-based art for a special issue on New Media, Sex, and Culture in the 21st Century. Sex has a long history … Continue reading