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Subject: Call for papers--Costume Society of America Western Region Annual Symposium

Call for papers--Costume Society of America Western Region Annual Symposium

From: Heather Vaughan <heather.a.vaughan<-a>
Date: Thursday, November 6, 2008
"Costume in the American West: Historic to Modern Times"
(2 calls for papers)
Costume Society of America
Western Region Annual Symposium
September 25-26, 2009
Sacramento, California

Deadline: Postmarked by April 4, 2009.

The Western region of the Costume Society of America has put out a
call for papers for their first annual regional symposium. Special
registration rates are available for student papers. Take advantage
of this great opportunity.

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 below) 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.

View the full call for papers

    <URL:http://www.costumesocietyamerica.com/
        RegionV/CSACallforPapers.pdf>


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Student Call for Papers:

The Western Region of the Costume Society of America announces a
student stipend for one student member of the Costume Society of
America to present an oral research paper at the Western Region
Symposium in Sacramento, California, September 25-26, 2009. All
submissions must relate to the theme "Costume in the American West:
Historic to Modern Times." (See topic description above)

The research paper will be given to a medium to large audience and
must present new research findings and conclusions or raise
stimulating questions in the field of costume. Limited to 20 minutes
for presentation and all visuals must be in Power Point format.
Student submissions will be considered separately from other
submissions but will be rated by a blind jury based on the following
criteria:

    *   Evidence of thorough and rigorous research

    *   Clear presentation of the topic

    *   Appropriate use of sources and images

The Stipend: The winning student will have a reserved slot for
speaking at the symposium and will receive the following: free
registration for the conference and two nights lodging at the
symposium hotel in Sacramento, paid for by the Western Region of the
Costume Society of America, directly to vendor. In addition, the
winning student member will be reimbursed for travel costs to
Sacramento up to $300 dollars; reimbursement will be by check,
through the mail, after presentation of receipt for transportation,
or a documented mileage statement, at the rate of $.58 per mile.

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, and degree sought.

    3.  Abstract Type: Student Oral Paper must be clearly indicated
        to be considered for stipend.

    4.  Title of Abstract

Abstract format and style: Please do not put your name on the
abstract.

    1.  Identification: Type of abstract (Student Oral Paper)
        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, 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 1/2 x 11 inch (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.

The winning speaker will be notified of her/his status no later than
May 22, 2009. 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.

For details watch this space:

    <URL:http://www.costumesocietyamerica.com/
        RegionV/event_workshop_sym.htm>

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Heather A. Vaughan
Fashion and Textile Historian
and Secretary, Western Region
Costume Society of America


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