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[UPDATE] 2012 Fashion: Now & Then symposium - proposals due June 10
full name / name of organization:
Lisa Ryan / LIM College
Call for Presentations
Proposal Due Date: June 10th, 2012
LIM College invites participation in the second annual symposium Fashion: Now & Then, a three day symposium at LIM College in which participants will discuss the past, present, and future uses of fashion information. The symposium consists of lectures and panel discussions, and participants will be drawn from the fashion industry, libraries, archives, academic institutions, publishers, and museums to represent a full range of expertise.
The 2012 Fashion: Now & Then symposium will include several themes about fashion and information including, but not limited to, discussion of the current models for dissemination of fashion information and the collection and preservation of fashion and related contextual information (a continuation of the 2011 Fashion: Now & Then theme). Additional areas of interest related to the subject of fashion and information include archives, blogs, books, collectors, collection development, designer archives, digital archives, digitization projects, rare books, fashion forecasting, fashion history, fashion studies, film, magazines, libraries, mapping & data visualization, merchandising, marketing, material culture, museums, new media, oral history, photography, preservation, print & non-print media, social media, retail, special collections, textiles, and trend reporting.
The event will take place in the LIM College Townhouse at 12 East 53rd Street between Fifth and Madison Avenues.
Presentation Proposals and Notification
Please submit the text of the proposal in the body of the e-mail and as a PDF or Word attachment. The proposal due date is May 15, 2012.
Notification of proposal acceptance will occur prior to July 1, 2012. Proceedings of the symposium will be published.
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If you have any questions please contact Lisa Ryan, Reference & Instruction Librarian at LIM College firstname.lastname@example.org
Fashion: Now & Then at LIM College www.limcollege.edu/fashionnowandthen
Fashion: Now & Then Blog: http://fashionnowandthen.blogspot.com/