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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Scholarships/Awards

The Wolfsonian-FIU Fellowship

The Wolfsonian-Florida International University is a museum and research center that promotes the examination of modern visual and material culture. The Wolfsonian’s fellowship program is intended to support research on the museum’s collection, generally for periods of three to four weeks. The program is open to holders of master’s or doctoral degrees, Ph.D. candidates, and … 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

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

Scholarships/Awards

AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Award: Fashion for the High Street

Closing Date: Monday 26th May 2010 Background Applications are invited for this AHRC-funded three year collaborative doctoral award, entitled ‘Fashion for the High Street. The design and making of menswear in Leeds 1945-1980’, tenable in the School of History at the University of Leeds, in partnership with Leeds Museums and Galleries. This project will investigate … Continue reading

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Gazette du Bon Ton on ARTstor

http://www.artstor.org/what-is-artstor/w-html/col-gazette.shtml Through these prints, La Gazette du Bon Ton readers were offered glimpses of upper class life, manners, social environments, and leisure pursuits. As such, the Gazette du Bon Ton illustrations are a unique visual record of fashion and high society in early 20th century France, from the last years of the Belle Epoque to … Continue reading

Calls for Papers / Publications

CFP: “Theatre Arts Journal: Studies in Scenography and Performance”

CALL FOR PAPERS for the Spring 2010 Issue of “Theatre Arts Journal: Studies in Scenography and Performance” Call for Papers Deadline: 2010-03-31 (in 5 days) Theatre Arts Journal: Studies in Scenography and Performance, published by Tel-Aviv University and the Gordon Craig Society for Theatre Research, is a semi-annual scholarly, peer-reviewed, electronic and open-access journal, devoted … Continue reading

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CFP: Fashioning the Neo-Victorian. Iterations of the Nineteenth Century in Contemporary Literature and Culture

International Conference, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany, 8-10 April 2010 keynote speakers: Prof Cora Kaplan (Queen Mary University of London), Dr Marie-Luise Kohlke (Swansea University), Prof Sally Shuttleworth (University of Oxford) The notion of the Neo-Victorian has become an increasingly common denominator for cultural products re-iterating Victorian culture. Sometimes a critical engagement but equally often a … Continue reading