Costume Society of America 2014 Symposium

The Costume Society of America’s 40th Annual Symposium
May 28- 31, 2014 -Baltimore, Maryland
“Reflecting Forward: 40 Years of CSA”
Celebrate CSA’s anniversary and our enduring influence
Call for Papers
DEADLINE: October 1, 2013
CSA invites submissions of original research which may include:
• Influential figures in the study of fashion and textiles—including those from other disciplines
• Milestone moments in the fields of costume, fashion, and textile histories—how they made an
impact then, and how they affect the present and future
• The enduring influence of our field onto other fields or disciplines of study (or vice versa)—past,
present, and future
Other aspects of dress and related disciplines are also welcome, including but not limited to: art,
design, fashion, history, conservation, ethnography, archeology, social sciences, and marketing.
Scholars, educators, museum specialists, students, makers and marketers of wearable art, re-enactors
and other clothing enthusiasts are encouraged to submit proposals.
Submitters must be members of the Costume Society of America. Submit abstracts of 500 words or
less, including endnotes and/or selective bibliography (for panels, each panelist’s abstract must be 500
words or less).

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