Possible Costumer Interaction Fw: [sewinghistoric] Call for Papers
I'm not very active on this list but this sounds like a great way to interact with other costuming groups and the professionals.
Lady Leonarda Castellani
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>Subject: [sewinghistoric] Call for Papers
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>Subject: Call For Papers: "Interpreting History through Costume"
>Costume Society of America: Western Region 2012 Symposium
>"Interpreting History through Costume"
>March 17-18, 2012
>at The William S. Hart Ranch & Museum in Santa Clarita, CA
>Call for Papers
>The Western Region Symposium offers an opportunity for established Members and potential New Members to present Oral Research Papers or Research-in Progress, reports on unpublished research, new creations and/or practical experience.
>Possible Topics Include: Designing costume for period theatrical or dance performances, films or television shows; Comparisons between recreated garments, or garments designed for performance, with actual historic garments; The importance of costume in the understanding of social, political & world history; How costumed docents enhance the understanding of museum collections & the visitor experience; Use of costume in non-costume exhibitions: an opportunity to provide context; Pursuit of the past: the impulse to collect historic dress; Using dress to create an historic character or personage for reenactment.
>Proposals are welcome from:
>• CSA Members
>• General & California Historians
>• Costume & Textile Historians
>• Film, Television & Theatre Historians & Designers
>• Art Historians & Artists
>• Museum & Archives Professionals
>• Re-Enactors & Re-enactment groups
>• Costume & Clothing Collectors
>• Film Enthusiasts & Collectors
>• Historical Musicians & Musical groups
>Two types of Presentations are invited:
>1. Oral Papers are appropriate for the presentation of new research findings, case studies and conclusions. Limited to 20 minutes for a presentation. All visuals must be in PowerPoint format.
>2. Research in Progress Reports are appropriate for the presentation of ongoing research to elicit feedback from registrants for additional research sources and/or comments on methodology. Limited to 10 minutes for presentation. All visuals must be in PowerPoint format.
>Deadlines: Your proposal abstract and email must be received by October 15, 2011
>To download the full call for papers, Click here (.doc)