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Call for Presentations: 2017 Fashion: Now & Then: Fashion and Sustainability. October 19-21, 2017 at LIM College, New York City, NY.  Fashion and Sustainability will discuss past, present and future uses of fashion information as it relates to sustainability.  Submission deadline is June 5, 2017.  See Full Call and Conference Website for details.


Call for Proposals: Fashion, Dress, and Post-Postmodernism, Andrew Reilly and Jose Blanco, Editors.  This call for abstracts is to develop a book proposal that will be presented to Bloomsbury Publishing.  Bloomsbury already has expressed interest in the topic and concept for the book.  Submit chapter proposals by September 15, 2017.  For detailed information, see Full Call.


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 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 ( 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 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 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 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 CallQuestions?  Contact Dr. Joseph H. Hancock, II at


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

Fashion and Textiles, open access journal invites you to submit your research article (  The scope of the journal includes textile science and technology, clothing science and technology, economics of clothing and textiles/fashion business, and fashion design and history.  Fashion and Textiles is a double-blind peer-reviewed international journal dedicated to promoting scholarly exchange among academic and industrial researchers in the field of fashion and textiles.  SpringerOpen maintains a rigorous peer review system, and guarantees the high visibility you'd expect from publishing with Springer.  All publication costs are covered by The Korean Society of Clothing and Textiles.  See announcement for more information.
Call for Papers: International Journal of Costume and Fashion (IJCF) invites papers for publication.  IJCF is one of the representative academic journals of the Korean Society of Costume.  (, published biannually in every June and December. IJCF addresses all aspects of costume and fashion: history of dress, fashion theory, theatrical costume, fashion design, product development, aesthetics, fashion marketing and management, fashion merchandising and retailing, socio-cultural aspect of dress, social psychology of dress, clothing construction, textile science, and new technology in fashion industry. Manuscripts for consideration should be sent to the chief editor at For more information, please visit, contact:  or see full announcement.
Call for Reviewers: The Journal of Human Sciences and Extension is currently looking for reviewers in the area of apparel, textiles and merchandising.  See full announcement for details.
Call for Papers: The School of Human Sciences at Mississippi State University is sponsoring a new online, open access peer-reviewed journal, Journal of Human Sciences and Extension. The editors are seeking high quality research and/or effective applied techniques related to human sciences.  Please see full announcement for details.



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