[MGSA-L] [CFP] REMINDER Dressing Global Bodies: Clothing Cultures, Politics, and Economies in Globalizing Eras, c. 1600s-1900s

Roland Moore rolandmo at pacbell.net
Sun Sep 20 14:00:49 PDT 2015

Cross-posted from H-SAE.

[CFP] REMINDER Dressing Global Bodies: Clothing Cultures, Politics, and Economies in Globalizing Eras, c. 1600s-1900s
by Meaghan WalkerYour network editor has reposted this from H-Announce. The byline reflects the original authorship.Type: Call for PapersDate: October 1, 2015Location: Alberta, CanadaSubject Fields: Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies, Early Modern History and Period StudiesDressing Global Bodies: Clothing Cultures, Politics and Economies in Globalizing Eras, c. 1600s-1900s7-9 July 2016, University of Alberta, Edmonton, CanadaCo-Organized with the Pasold Research Fund, UKThis international conference will showcase new historical research on the centrality of dress in global, colonial and post-colonial engagements, emphasizing entangled histories, comparative and cross-cultural analyses. This scholarship redefines national and collective communities, in the practice of fashion and the dynamics of re-fashioning and re-use, from the seventeenth through the twentieth century.We are exicited to accept individual papers or themed panels, maximum three speakers, on historical topics about clothing and the body, not limited to any culture(s) or geographic location(s).Themes could include, but are not limited to:   
   - Cross-cultural practices and patterns of dress and / or body adornment
   - Production and distribution of clothing (across cultures, entangled, comparative)
   - Gendered and ethnic shaping of dress and dress practice
   - Fashion politics of dress in globalizing contexts
   - Circulation and re-use of dress and dress idioms
   - Design in globalized contexts
   - Representations of clothing cultures
   - Appropriation / acculturation of designs, materials, motifs
   - Dress in colonial / post-colonial contexts
Send all submissions or inquiries to: dgb.conference at ualberta.caDEADLINE for Submissions is: 1 OCTOBER 2015Acceptance of papers to be announced: 1 December 2015Please see the full call for papers at our website: dressingglobalbodies.comContact Info: ADDRESS:
Meaghan Walker
Ph.D Candidate
Dressing Global Bodies Conference
Department of History & Classics
2-28 Tory Building
University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 2H4
Contact Email: dgb.conference at ualberta.caURLhttp://dressingglobalbodies.com
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://maillists.uci.edu/pipermail/mgsa-l/attachments/20150920/a3f62e50/attachment.html>

More information about the MGSA-L mailing list