Join us downtown at Enterprise Square for the Opening Plenary with reception to follow
University of Melbourne
are intimately connected with bodily experiences, cultural, social and gender portrayals. Economies of fashioning and re-fashioning demonstrate multiple priorities across place and time. The materialities of fashion are shaped by global flows of cloth and beads, furs, ready-made and second-hand apparel, in dynamic processes of exchange.
Pasold Conference 2016 | 7-9 July 2016 | University of Alberta |
This international conference will showcase new research on the centrality of dress in global, colonial and post-colonial engagements, emphasizing entangled histories and cross-cultural analyses.
Conference presenters will be limited to twenty minutes with questions to follow.
A full suite of multimedia equipment will be available for use (pc computer).
Mac users will be able to plug in to the projector.
World Time and Chinese Fashions during the Maoist Era - Antonia Finnane
Professor, School of Historical & Philosophical Studies, University of Melbourne
Author of Changing Clothes in China: Fashion, History, Nation
Global Fashion Encounters & Africa: Affective Materialities in Zambia - Karen Tranberg Hansen
Professor Emerita. Department of Anthropology, Weinberg College of Arts & Sciences, Northwestern University
Author of Salaula: The World of Secondhand Clothing and Zambia
Colonial Cosmopolitan: Dressing Up in Spanish America - Dana Leibsohn
Priscilla Paine Van der Poel Professor of Art, Department of Art, Smith College
We would like to thank our sponsors for their generous support:
The China Institute
The Costume Society of America Western Region
Museums and Collection Services, University of Alberta
The Pasold Research Fund, UK
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council
University of Alberta
Themes could include, but are not limited to:
For individual speakers: a 200-word proposal and a 1 page CV
For full panels: a 200-word panel rationale, plus 200 word proposals for each panel participant along with their individual 1 page CVs.
We especially welcome themed panels, maximum three speakers but individuals papers are welcomed as well.
Send all submissions to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline for submissions: 1 October 2015.
Acceptances of papers to be announced: 1 December 2015.