Dr. Kevin McCluskey, Professor of Theater at UMW, shares this conference and funding opportunity for students who work in a range of disciplines that may overlap with costume history, including History and American Studies (as well as art, archeology, sociology, literature, among others.) Feel free to contact Dr. McCluskey (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you have questions. Student membership to the CSA is $45.
COSTUME SOCIETY OF AMERICA SOUTHEASTERN REGION SYMPOSIUM–Call for Student Papers
University of Mary Washington
October 22-25, 2009
The Southeastern Region’s symposium offers and opportunity for CSA members to present research on a variety of topics related to the theme: Past, Present & Future: Costume Across the Centuries. The symposium’s broad theme is designed to attract research papers and research exhibits from all areas of costume studies.
The Jim Liles Student Award Committee is soliciting student presentations to be delivered at the Southeastern Region Symposium. These presentations may be on any costume related topic. The work should be well researched and may or may not be thesis, dissertation, course research project, independent study research, or senior project related. Up to TWO students whose papers are accepted will receive up to $500 each to cover travel and other related expenses. Registration for the symposium will be included in the $500 amount for award recipients.
1. Email a 2-3 page abstract, double-spaced, including select bibliography and up to one image to Kim Miller-Spillman: email@example.com.
2. Include a cover page listing title, author, address, phone number, email address, university or college affiliation, and faculty advisor.
3. Abstracts will be judged on clarity, objectives, evidence of thorough research, and significance.
4. Deadline for submissions is midnight on August 24, 2009.
5. To be considered for this award student presenters must be CSA members.
6. Papers accepted for presentation should be approximately 10 pages in length (20 minute time limit).
8. All submitters will be notified on or before September 21, 2009.
Questions may be directed to: Kim Miller-Spillman, 859-257-7779, or firstname.lastname@example.org