Call for Submissions: 2017 Symposium - Fashion And Media. October 12-14, 2017 at Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA. Fashion And Media aims to be international in scope and represent a wide variety of disciplines, with a particular emphasis on perspectives and approaches from the humanities, arts and social sciences. Submissions will be reviewed on a rolling basis. See Full Call and Conference Website for details.
Call for Submissions: 2017 Techtextil North America Graduate Student Poster Program. June 20-22, 2017 at McCormick Place Lakeside Center, Chicago, IL. Seeking abstracts (250-300 words) for research studies on nonwovens and technical textiles in uses such as automotive, aerospace, medical, military, smart fabrics, etc. Submission deadline is March 15, 2017. For detailed information and application form, see Full Call.
Call for Submissions: 2017 Seminar Session - Inequalities around Fashioned Bodies, Style, and Beauty: A Seminar Examining Social Injustices Related to the Apparel Industry, Discipline, and/or Personal Aesthetics. This seminar will be centered around scholarship related to or addressing social justice or social justice issues in the apparel industry, our discipline, or personal and/or community aesthetics and styles. Submit a one-page abstract describing your research process and final product. If submitting a visual creative product, high-quality images are required. Email submissions to the 3 organizers: Kelly Reddy-Best (email@example.com), Tameka Ellington (firstname.lastname@example.org), or Eulanda Sanders (email@example.com) by March 20, 2017. For detailed information, see Full Call.
Call for Submissions: 2017 Seminar Session - The Future of Luxury. This session will inspire cross-disciplinary and critical discussion on the topic of the future of luxury. Strategies from Harvard's Project Zero/Visible Thinking will be used to inspire group thinking. Session seeks ITAA members who have established scholarship or interest in issues associated with the changing luxury market. Submit a short biographical sketch and a one-page statement indicating your interest to Jana Hawley (firstname.lastname@example.org) by March 1, 2017. For detailed information, see Full Call.
Call for Submissions: 2017 Rutherford Teaching Challenge - Online Learning. The ITAA Teaching Innovation and Resources Committee invites submissions for the 2017 Rutherford Teaching Challenge. The Teaching Challenge is designed to encourage development and dissemination of innovative teaching strategies that address emerging issues in the textile and apparel field. The 2017 Challenge is to describe a teaching module which facilitates effective online learning. The module must have been delivered at least one time so that learning outcomes can be reported. Deadline for submissions is June 15, 2017. For detailed information see Full Call.
Call for Submissions: 14th Annual North American Student Design Competition, Sponsored by Alpaca Owners Association, Inc. The competition was created to promote the use of alpaca fiber in fashion, textile, and interior design at the fundamental level of educational institutions. The AOA Student Design Competition (www.alpacainfo.com/fashion) mission is to expose college-level art, fashion, and textile design students and professors to the wonders of designing with alpaca fiber. Deadline for submissions is April 22, 2017. For detailed information and entry form, see Full Call.
Call for Papers: 2nd International Conference on Apparel Textiles and Fashion Design. March 24-25, 2017, Galle Face Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka. Abstracts are welcome for oral and poster presentations covering current research and new processes, including future trends from every area of textile application, design, fashion, retail, sustainable textile technologies, IT applications, colour management, and innovations for natural fibers. Abstract submission deadline is January 31, 2017. Visit the conference website for full information: http://atafd.com
Call for Abstracts: Innovation and Leadership: Celebrating 100 Years of Excellence in Research and Teaching. Research Symposium Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Department of Consumer, Apparel, and Retail Studies at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, September 29-30, 2017. Held at the Alumni House on the campus of UNCG. The goal of this symposium is to present leading-edge, visionary research on critical issues that substantively moves the field - into the "next 100 years." Deadline for submissions is extended to March 20, 2017. For more information, see Full Call.
Call for Papers: Special Article Collection of Fashion and Textiles. The journal is pleased to announce a call for papers for a special collection on the topic of applications of 3D printing and wearable technology in fashion to be co-edited by Young-A Lee and Helen Koo. Submission deadline is February 28, 2017. For additional information on the style guide for authors and topics appropriate for the special issue, please refer to the journal website (under authors and editors, special call): www.springer.com/materials/journal/40691 OR click the following link to directly reach the call: http://static.springer.com/sgw/documents/1589136/application/pdf/CFP_+3D+Printing+and+Wearable.pdf. Any other question related with this call, contact Young-A Lee at email@example.com.
Call for Papers: Special Issue of the International Journal of Retail and Distribution Management. The Rise of Retail Consumers: Understanding Omnichannel Shopper Experience. This special issue aims to publish original and novel research to deepen our knowledge and understanding of omnichannel shopper experience. The issue will carry revised and extended versions of selected papers presented at the 2017 American Collegiate Retailing Association (ACRA) conference, but we are also inviting other experts to submit manuscripts for this call. Submission deadline is April 21, 2017. For more information, see Full Call.
Call for Papers: Chinese Consumers and the Fashion Market. Co-Edited by Yingjiao Xu, Ting Chi, and Jin Su. This book aims to provide insights of consumer behaviors in the growing and dynamic Chinese fashion market. Interested researchers may contact the editors with initial ideas or abstracts. Deadline for abstract submission for co-editors' review is January 15, 2017. For more information, see Full Call.
Call for Submissions: ESRAP 2017 Student Merchandising Poster Competition. Juried poster competition where students will incorporate Triple Bottom Line practices in the development of a business plan for a socially responsible fashion retailer. Business plan may be for a traditional brick and mortar or a non-store retailer. Deadline for submissions is June 1, 2017. For more information, see Full Call.
Call for Papers: Special Issue of Journal of Popular Culture: Global Fashion: Media, Consumption and Technology. This issue will focus on the material and non-material forms of fashion for a range of professional, commercial, historical, social, cultural and creative purposes. This issue will be international and cross-cultural in order to highlight the largely global multiple flows of fashion discourse and to broaden the analysis of fashion beyond a purely traditional Western frame of analysis. For more information, see Full Call. Questions? Contact Dr. Joseph H. Hancock, II at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Call for Papers: 2017 Symposium: Fashion And Media. October 13-14, 2017, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA. Fashion is signified and utilized through various forms of media. In this sixth annual Fashion And... symposium we will focus on how fashion is portrayed in all types of media. Presentations should examine the representations and expressions of fashion, apparel, garments, clothing, and textiles in various forms. The full conference Call for Papers will be out June 1 with submissions being reviewed on a rolling basis for acceptance until August 1, 2017. See Attachment for more information. Questions? Contact Dr. Joseph H. Hancock, II at email@example.com.