Thursday, April 18, 2013

2013 Call for Presentations: Fashion: Now & Then: Meaning, Media, and Mode

Proposal Due Date: June 10, 2013
Fashion: Now & Then: Meaning, Media, and Mode
LIM College, New York, NY
Thursday, October 3, 2013 to Saturday, October 5, 2013
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.

The event will take place in the LIM College Townhouse at 12 East 53rd Street between Fifth and Madison Avenues.

Presentation Proposals and Notification

Proposals for presentations should include: the name, title, affiliation, and email address of the author 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:

Fashion: Now & Then LIM College: www.limcollege.edu/fashionnowandthen

Fashion: Now & Then Blog: http://fashionnowandthen.blogspot.com/

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

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