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  • Heather A Vaughan
    Subject: Education Symposium, Sacramento 9/25-26/09: Call for Papers [Please reply directly to satalexandria@aol.com] Dear Members, The Costume Society of
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      Subject: Education Symposium, Sacramento 9/25-26/09: Call for Papers

      [Please reply directly to satalexandria@...]

      Dear Members,

      The Costume Society of America's Western Region Education Symposium is now
      less than a year away (September 25-26, 2009 in Old Town Sacramento)! Our
      theme is "Costume in the American West: Historic to Modern Times." This
      promises to be an exciting topic and venue.

      Attached are the Call for Papers and a special Call for Student Papers. The
      winning student will receive a stipend to present his or her research at
      this education symposium.

      Looking forward to seeing you all there.

      Shelly Foote
      President-Elect and Program Chair
      satalexandria@...
      805-642-4466


      Please also note the attached Student Call for papers. Please feel free to
      pass this along to any professors who might have student interested.

      Western Region
      2009 Symposium
      Costume in the American West: Historic to Modern Times
      September 25-26,2009
      Sacramento, California
      The Western Region Symposium offers an opportunity for members of the
      Costume Society of
      America to present research on a variety of topics related to the theme
      “Costume in the American
      West: Historic to Modern Times.” Some possible topics for papers are: modern
      and historical
      fashion designers; dressmakers and milliners; art-to-wear; entertainment
      from Buffalo Bill and
      Wild West Shows to opera, dance, theater, film and television; counter
      cultures; costume in
      Western American literature; Native American and First Nations cultures; the
      design process;
      sports and leisure; manufacturing/manufacturers, gay culture, show girls and
      beyond!
      TWO TYPES OF PRESENTATIONS ARE INVITED
      1. Oral Research Papers are appropriate for the presentation of new research
      findings and
      conclusions. Limited to 20 minutes for presentation. All visuals must be in
      Power Point format.
      One presentation will be reserved for a student speaker (see separate call
      for papers) who will be
      awarded a stipend to present a paper at the symposium.
      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 7 minutes for presentation. All visuals must be in
      Power Point format.
      The Abstracts Review Committee will blindly review abstracts based on:
      -Evidence of thorough and rigorous research
      -Clear presentation of the topic
      -Appropriate use of sources and images
      Submission Requirements (the Abstract consists of a cover page and the
      abstract)
      Cover Page: Limited to one page. Please include the following:
      1. Name, address, e-mail, telephone number.
      2. Institutional affiliation, if any.
      3. Abstract Type: Oral Paper or Research Report.
      4. Title of Abstract
      Abstract format and style: Please do not put your name on the abstract.
      1. Identification: Type of abstract (Oral Paper or Research-in-Progress
      Report) centered at the
      top of first page, with the title of the Abstract beneath.
      2. Style: Please use the Chicago Manual of Style
      3. Length: not more than 500 words for ORAL PAPERS, 300 words for
      RESEARCH-INPROGRESS
      REPORTS, inclusive of endnotes and bibliography.
      3. Spacing: Double-space text, single-space endnotes/footnotes and
      bibliography.
      4. Font: Times Roman or Times New Roman 12 point size, excluding endnotes or
      footnotes.
      5. Paper size: 8 ½ x 11" (non-US/Canada submissions excepted).
      SUBMITTING THE ABSTRACT
      Submissions must be hard copy. Mail 6 copies of the abstract (stapled) AND 2
      copies of cover
      page to:
      Shelly Foote, President-Elect and Program Chair
      364 Brentwood Ave.
      Ventura, California 93003
      Deadline: Postmarked by April 4, 2009.
      Speakers will be notified of their status no later than May 22, 2009.
      Speaker’s acceptance
      required by June 1, 2009.
      Submitters must be members of the Costume Society of America.
      Confirmation/correspondence will be
      sent by e-mail. Submitters will receive instructions on acceptance
      procedures and procedures for the
      electronic submission of abstract for the Abstracts Publication to be
      distributed at the symposium.




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