Call for Presentations – Fashion: Now & Then: Fashion and Sustainability

Fashion: Now & Then:  Fashion and Sustainability
October 19 – 21, 2017
LIM College, New York City, NY

Call for Presentations
Fashion: Now & Then: Fashion and Sustainability
Submission Due Date: Monday, June 5, 2017
Date of Notification: Monday, June 26, 2017

The Adrian G. Marcuse Library at LIM College invites participation in the seventh annual Fashion: Now & Then Conference, a three day conference in which participants will discuss the past, present, and future uses of fashion information as it relates to sustainability. 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 year’s conference is Fashion and Sustainability. We look forward to proposals that will examine both the current and evolving relationship between fashion and sustainability. Proposal topics can include one or more of these subjects in relation to fashion or style: archives, blogs, books, business, collection development, collectors, designer archives, digital archives, digital collections, digitization projects, ephemera, fashion analytics, fashion forecasting, fashion history, fashion studies, film, librarians, libraries, magazines, mapping & data visualization, marketing, material culture, merchandising, museums, new media, oral history, patrons, photography, preservation, print & non-print media, product development, rare books, retail, social media, special collections, street style, textiles, and trend reporting.

The event will take place in the LIM College Townhouse (12 E. 53rd Street between Fifth & Madison Avenues).

Presentation Proposals and Notifications
Proposals for presentations should include: the name, title, affiliation, email address, photo (300 dpi), and short biography (<200 words) of the presenter(s) and an abstract of the 15 minute presentation (<500 words). Email the presentation 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.

At least one author of each accepted abstract must register for the conference and present the paper.

Proposal Submission Review Committee:, Lou Acierno, Lauren Gavin, Joanna Lamaida, Patti Jordan, Kenneth Kambara, Nicole Kirpalani, MT Teloki, and Andrea Kennedy.

About LIM College
LIM College, founded in 1939, is focused exclusively on the study of business and fashion, offering an MBA program with concentrations in Fashion Management and Entrepreneurship, MPS programs in Fashion Merchandising & Retail Management, Fashion Marketing, Visual Merchandising, and Global Fashion Supply Chain Management, a BS degree in International Business, bachelor’s degrees in Fashion Merchandising, Visual Merchandising, Marketing, and Management, and associate degrees in Fashion Merchandising. LIM College provides a well-rounded education through the combination of in-class instruction and required internships. Located in four buildings in Manhattan – the nation’s fashion and business capital – LIM College gives students vast opportunities for hands-on experience and professional development. Alumni have gone on to excel at top companies, including The Jones Group, Saks Fifth Avenue, Barneys New York, Chanel, and Macy’s.

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 consists of three major collections: LIM College Records, Special Collections, and Rare Books. The mission of the LIM College Archives is to identify, collect, organized, describe, preserve and make accessible the enduring records of LIM College and materials related to the fashion industry.

Additional Information & Contact
For additional information about the upcoming Fashion: Now & Then Conference or to view information about previous Fashion: Now & Then Conferences:

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

If you have any questions please contact Lou Acierno, Director of Library Services at LIM College library@limcollege.edu

Reminder: Conference Opportunity

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The Adrian G. Marcuse Library at LIM College is pleased to announce the sixth annual Fashion: Now & Then Conference, a three-day event in which participants will discuss the past, present, and future uses of fashion information and art in fashion. 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 year’s Fashion: Now & Then Conference is Fashion as Art. The conference will host presenters and artists that will demonstrate how fashion information and art in fashion have evolved through time and how it will continue to evolve in the future.

The event will take place in the LIM College Townhouse (12 E. 53rd Street between Fifth & Madison Avenues) from Thursday, October 20 – Saturday, October 22, 2016.

For more information, please check out the Fashion: Now & ThenConference schedule.

Registration is open: http://tinyurl.com/2016fnt

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2016 Fashion: Now & Then: Fashion as Art Conference Schedule

The Adrian G. Marcuse Library at LIM College is pleased to announce the sixth annual Fashion: Now & Then Conference, a three-day event in which participants will discuss the past, present, and future uses of fashion information and art in fashion. 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 year’s Fashion: Now & Then Conference is Fashion as Art. The conference will host presenters and artists that will demonstrate how fashion information and art in fashion have evolved through time and how it will continue to evolve in the future. Presentation topics and artworks will include one or more of these subjects in relation to fashion or style: archives, blogs, books, business, collection development, digital archives, digital collections, digitization projects, ephemera, fashion forecasting, fashion history, fashion studies, film, libraries, magazines, marketing, material culture, merchandising, museums, new media, oral history, patrons, photography, preservation, print & non-print media, product development, rare books, retail, social media, special collections, textiles, and trend reporting.

The event will take place in the LIM College Townhouse (12 E. 53rd Street between Fifth & Madison Avenues) from Thursday, October 20 – Saturday, October 22, 2016.

For more information, please check out the Fashion: Now & Then Conference schedule.

Registration is open: http://tinyurl.com/2016fnt

Fashion: Now & Then Conference Registration is Open

Fashion: Now & Then: Fashion as Art 
October 20 – 22, 2016
LIM College, New York City, NY

The Adrian G. Marcuse Library at LIM College is pleased to announce the sixth annual Fashion: Now & Then Conference, a three-day conference in which participants will discuss the past, present, and future uses of fashion information and art in fashion. 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 year’s Fashion: Now & Then Conference is Fashion as Art. The conference will host presenters and artists that will demonstrate how fashion information and art in fashion have evolved through time and how it will continue to evolve in the future. Presentation topics and artworks will include one or more of these subjects in relation to fashion or style: archives, blogs, books, business, collection development, digital archives, digital collections, digitization projects, ephemera, fashion forecasting, fashion history, fashion studies, film, libraries, magazines, marketing, material culture, merchandising, museums, new media, oral history, patrons, photography, preservation, print & non-print media, product development, rare books, retail, social media, special collections, textiles, and trend reporting.

The event will take place in the LIM College Townhouse (12 E. 53rd Street between Fifth & Madison Avenues) from Thursday, October 20 – Saturday, October 22, 2016.

For more information, please check out the Fashion: Now & Then Conference website: http://fashionnowandthen.blogspot.com/

Registration is open: http://tinyurl.com/2016fnt

A limited number of scholarships are available to help offset conference fees. Contact Nicole LaMoreaux (nicole.lamoreaux@limcollege.edu) for more information.

Presenting and Publishing Opportunity

CFP CSMF(April16)

The Fashion: Now & Then Conference is partnering with Intellect Books’ Critical Studies in Men’s Fashion journal on a special issue. The issue, Fashion: Now & Then: Men’s Fashion as Art will be published in the fall of 2017.

More information on the call for presentations for the Conference can be found here.

  • Proposal Due Date: June 6, 2016

More information on the call for articles can be found here.

  • Proposal Due Date: August 1, 2016

Call for Presentations and Artwork – Fashion: Now & Then: Fashion as Art Conference

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Fashion: Now & Then: Fashion as Art
October 20 – 22, 2016
LIM College, New York City, NY

Call for Presentations and Artwork
Fashion: Now & Then: Fashion as Art

Submission Due Date: Monday, June 6, 2016

Date of Notification: Monday, June 27, 2016

The Adrian G. Marcuse Library at LIM College invites participation in the sixth annual Fashion: Now & Then Conference, a three-day event in which participants will discuss the past, present, and future uses of fashion information and art in fashion. Presenters 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 year’s Fashion: Now & Then Conference is Fashion as Art. We look forward to proposals that will demonstrate how fashion information and art in fashion have evolved through time and how they will continue to evolve in the future. Proposal topics can include one or more of the following subjects in relation to fashion or style: archives, blogs, books, business, collection development, collectors, designer archives, digital archives, digital collections, digitization projects, ephemera, fashion analytics, fashion forecasting, fashion history, fashion studies, film, librarians, libraries, magazines, mapping and data visualization, marketing, material culture, merchandising, museums, new media, oral history, patrons, photography, preservation, print and non-print media, product development, rare books, retail, social media, special collections, street style, textiles, and trend reporting.

The event will take place in the LIM College Townhouse (12 E. 53rd Street between Fifth & Madison Avenues).

Presentation Proposals and Notifications
Proposals for presentations should include: the name, title, affiliation, email address, photo (300 dpi), and short biography (<200 words) of the presenter(s) and an abstract of the 15-minute presentation (<500 words). Email the presentation 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.

At least one author of each accepted abstract must register for the conference and present the paper.

Proposal Submission Review Committee: Nicole LaMoreaux, Lou Acierno, Rebecca Clark, Rebecca Collier, Lauren Gavin, Patti Jordan, Kenneth Kambara, Nicole Kirpalani, Laurel Lueders, Elizabeth Marotta, MT Teloki.

Artwork Submissions and Notifications
Artwork submissions should include: the name, title, affiliation, email address, photo (300 dpi) and short biography (<200 words) of the artist, a short statement about the piece that includes the medium and dimensions (<500 words), and a JPG of the artwork (file size should be under 2MB and maximum of 5MB with 700 dpi in longest direction). Artwork submissions can include: photography, paintings, drawings, apparel, multi-media, sculpture, digital art, and video. We request that any 2D work be protected and ready for hanging. Email the artwork submission to proposals@limcollege.edu. Please submit the text of the proposal in the body of the email and as a PDF or Word attachment. Please save the JPG as lastname_artworktitle1.jpg.

The artist of the accepted piece must register for the conference and set up the piece. The set- up and take-down of the piece will be conducted by the artist along with the conference committee members. Set-up will take place on Thursday, October 20th and take-down will take place on Saturday, October 22nd.

Artwork Submission Review Committee: Nicole LaMoreaux, Lou Acierno, Rebecca Clark, Rebecca Collier, Lauren Gavin, Patti Jordan, Kenneth Kambara, Laurel Lueders, Elizabeth Marotta, MT Teloki.

About LIM College
LIM College, founded in 1939, is focused exclusively on the study of business and fashion, offering an MBA program, MPS programs in Fashion Merchandising & Retail Management, Fashion Marketing, Visual Merchandising, and Global Fashion Supply Chain Management, a BS degree in International Business, bachelor’s degrees in Fashion Merchandising, Visual Merchandising, Marketing, and Management, and associate degrees in Fashion Merchandising. LIM College provides a well-rounded education through the combination of in-class instruction and required internships. Located in four buildings in Manhattan – the nation’s fashion and business capital – LIM College gives students vast opportunities for hands-on experience and professional development. Alumni have gone on to excel at top companies, including The Jones Group, Saks Fifth Avenue, Barneys New York, Chanel, and Macy’s.

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 consists of three major collections: LIM College Records, Special Collections, and Rare Books. The mission of the LIM College Archives is to identify, collect, document, preserve, and promote access to the enduring records of LIM College and materials related to the fashion industry. We provide resources to students, faculty, and researchers that foster learning and creativity with a global perspective.

Additional Information
For additional information about the upcoming Fashion: Now & Then Conference or to view information about previous Fashion: Now & Then Conferences:

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

If you have any questions please contact Nicole LaMoreaux, Reference & Instruction Librarian at LIM College nicole.lamoreaux@limcollege.edu.

New Fashion Titles

This past weekend the Adrian G. Marcuse Library at LIM College hosted the fifth annual Fashion: Now & Then Conference.  Several of the presenters have recently published fashion titles and I found them quite interesting and wanted to share them with the group.

HistoryofModernFashion

The History of Modern Fashion

Daniel James Cole and Nancy Deihl

 

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Ingenue to Icon: 70 Years of Fashion from the Collection of Marjorie Merriweather Post

Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens

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Writing Fashion in Early Modern Italy: From Sprezzatura to Satire

Eugenia Paulicelli

elizabeth

Fashion in the Time of Queen Elizabeth I (1558-1603)

Melinda Camber Porter and Joseph Robert Flicek

this years model

This Year’s Model: Fashion, Media, and the Making of Glamour

Elizabeth Wissinger