Calls for Papers

Fashion Tales 2012 Outline and Call for Papers

Fashion Tales International Conference Milan, June 7-9 2012 Room Pio XI Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore Largo Gemelli 1 CFP Deadline: November 30, 2011 Since its beginnings in the middle of the XIX century, fashion has been narrated through multiple media, both visual as well as verbal, and for different purposes such as marketing and … Continue reading

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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

Calls for Papers / Conferences

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

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CFP: Anti-Tales: The Uses of Disenchantment

Once upon a time… …happily ever after? “…most intellectual development depends upon new readings of old texts. I am all for putting new wine in old bottles, especially if the pressure of the new wine makes the old bottles explode…” – Angela Carter An interdisciplinary research forum and subsequent publication of proceedings (Cambridge Scholars Publishing) … Continue reading

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CFP: Strange Worlds – Paths and Spaces of the Fantastic in the 21st Century

Call for Papers – UPDATE!!! 1st annual and founding conference of the Gesellschaft für Fantastikforschung (GFF) (Association for Research in the Fantastic) Fremde Welten Wege und Räume der Fantastik im 21. Jahrhundert (Strange Worlds – Paths and Spaces of the Fantastic in the 21st Century) University of Hamburg 30. September – 03. October 2010 GUEST … Continue reading