Fashion Now & Then: Meaning, Media & Mode - Abstracts due June 20th

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LIM College
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proposals@limcollege.edu

Call for Presentations - Fashion Now & Then: Meaning, Media, and Mode

Proposal due date: June 10, 2013
Conference date: Thursday, October 3, 2013 to Saturday, October 5, 2013

Location: LIM College, New York, NY

www.limcollege.edu/fashionnowandthen

The Adrian G. Marcuse Library at LIM College invites participation in the third annual Fashion: Now & Then, a three day conference in which participants will discuss the past, present, and future uses of fashion information. Participants will be drawn from the fashion industry, libraries, archives, academic institutions, publishers, collectors, and museums to represent a full range of expertise.

The theme for this Fashion: Now & Then conference is Meaning, Media, and Mode and will include presentations about fashion and information. Proposal topics can include one or more of these subjects in relation to fashion or style: archives, blogs, books, business, collectors, collection development, designer archives, digital archives, digital collections, digitization projects, rare books, fashion analytics, fashion forecasting, fashion history, fashion studies, film, magazines, libraries, librarians, patrons, mapping & data visualization, merchandising, marketing, material culture, museums, new media, oral history, photography, preservation, print & non-print media, retail, social media, special collections, street style, textiles, trend reporting, demographics & psychographics, and ephemera.

Proposals for paper presentations should include: presenter name, title, affiliation, email address and an abstract of the 15 minute paper or presentation (<500 words). Email the proposal to:

proposals@limcollege.edu

Please submit the text of the proposal in the body of the email and as a PDF or Word attachment. The proposal due date is due June 10, 2013.

Notification of proposal acceptance will occur Thursday, June 20, 2013.

About LIM College
LIM College is focused exclusively on the study of business and fashion. Housed in five buildings in Manhattan, the College’s unique curriculum combines in-class instruction with required fashion industry internships. LIM College offers a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree program with tracks in Fashion Management and Entrepreneurship, Master of Professional Studies (MPS) degree programs in Fashion Merchandising & Management and Fashion Marketing, Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degrees in Fashion Merchandising, Visual Merchandising, Marketing, and Management, as well as Bachelor of Professional Studies (BPS), Associate in Applied Science (AAS), and Associate in Occupational Studies (AOS) degrees in Fashion Merchandising. Founded in 1939, LIM College has been witness to every significant change in the retail and fashion industry for nearly three quarters of a century.

About the LIM College Library and Archives
The Adrian G. Marcuse Library houses a unique, specialized collection, focusing on the fashion industry and LIM College's major areas of study in a variety of formats (books, magazines, DVDs, e-books, electronic databases). The LIM College Archives consist of three major collections: LIM College Records, Special Collections, and Rare Books. The mission of the LIM College Archives is to identify, collect, organize, describe, preserve and make accessible the enduring records of LIM College and materials related to the fashion industry.

For additional information about the upcoming Fashion: Now and Then conference or to view information about previous Fashion Now & Then conferences:

http://fashionnowandthen.blogspot.com/

www.limcollege.edu/fashionnowandthen

If you have any questions please contact Lisa Ryan, Reference & Instruction Librarian at LIM College lisa.ryan@limcollege.edu

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