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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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

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

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