Conferences / Publications

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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Exhibitions

Sneak Peek: The Costume Institute’s McQueen Exhibit

For original Thread|New York link, click here: http://www.nbcnewyork.com/blogs/threadny/THREAD-Sneak-Peek-The-Costume-Institutes-McQueen-Exhibit-116722469.html Yesterday in London, Anna Wintour and Samantha Cameron spoke at the Ritz—the site of McQueen’s first post-grad presentation—to unveil preview images of the Costume Institute’s forthcoming exhibition, “Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty.” Undoubtedly the most anticipated fashion event of the year, the exhibit and accompanying Met Gala festivities … Continue reading

Conferences / Lectures / Publications / Scholarships/Awards

Farewell to Visual Studies

The Stone Summer Theory Institute 2011 Theme: Farewell to Visual Studies July 17-23, 2011 Application deadline: Apr 15, 2011 School of the Art Institute of Chicago The Stone Summer Theory Institute – Fellowship opportunities James Elkins (School of the Art Institute of Chicago); Sunil Manghani (York St. John’s University); Gustav Frank (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet, Munich) Chicago The … Continue reading

Calls for Papers / Conferences

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

Calls for Papers / Conferences

CFP: Third Conference of the Society for Irish Latin American Studies SILAS 2011

Third Conference of the Society for Irish Latin American Studies SILAS 2011 – Dublin City University Friday, March 11th ; Saturday, 12th March 2011 Location: Ireland Call for Papers Date: 2010-10-29 Secrets and Lies clandestine…hidden…concealed…covert… …private…confidential… …secretive… …occult… obscure… mysterious… All these concepts can be present and instrumental in the interactions between people, societies, cultures, … Continue reading

Exhibitions

American High Style: Fashioning a National Collection Exhibition

Brooklyn Museum American High Style: Fashioning a National Collection May 7–August 1, 2010 Morris A. and Meyer Schapiro Wing, 4th Floor To mark the new relationship between the Brooklyn Museum and the Costume Institute at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Brooklyn Museum presents an exhibition of some of the most renowned objects from its … Continue reading

Conferences

Conference: Ten Momentous Years of Canadian Feminism, 1960-1970

Ontario Women’s History Network Location: Ontario, Canada The ONTARIO WOMEN’S HISTORY NETWORK (OWHN) will be holding the AGM and conference at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education/University of Toronto on Friday April 30th-Saturday May 1st. The theme of the conference is Ten years of Feminism 1960-1970. The conference is designed to bring together teachers, … Continue reading

Calls for Papers

CFP: Inaugural Issue: The Journal of Black Masculinity

Call for Papers: Inaugural Issue: The Journal of Black Masculinity Call for Papers Deadline: 2010-08-31 The Journal of Black Masculinity is an online open access peer-reviewed international publication providing multiple discoursed and multiple disciplined based analyses of issues and/or perspectives with regard to black masculinities. The journal invites empirical, theoretical, and literary scholarship; as well … Continue reading

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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

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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