The Spanish section of the Department of Languages and Literatures of Lehman College, CUNY
invites proposals for its 2017 Symposium
Representations of fashion and clothing in Hispanic Literatures
Dates: April 7 and 8, 2017
Location: Lehman College, CUNY
Paper/Panel Proposals Deadline: October 15, 2016.
The information that follows has been provided by the conference organizers and is also available on the symposium’s website.
The Spanish section of the Department of Languages and Literatures of Lehman College of the City University of New York, is currently accepting submissions for the Symposium “Representations of fashion and clothing in Hispanic Literatures.” This event will take place on the 7th and 8th of April, 2017. The symposiums will bring together scholars interested in exploring, from diverse theoretical approaches, the topic of dress, fashion, and clothing in different genres and periods of Hispanic literatures.
The Call For Papers is open but not restricted to the following topics:
- Clothes and costumes in theatre
- Clothing, costumes and masks
- Clothing and identity
- Clothes and the question of genre, class, race…
- Clothes as elements of subversion
- Clothing and nakedness
- Clothes, erotism and fetiche
- Poetics and politics of clothing
- Fashion in the figure of the dandy and the flanneur
- Dress, clothes and ceremonies
- Dressing, maurophilia and exotism
- Dress, satire and parody
- The clothes as carnavalesque elements
- Clothing and consumerism
Those interested in participating should send a proposal to the following email address:
symposium.spanish [at] lehman.cuny.edu
In order to submit your proposal, please use the attached document providing your personal information and a 300 words abstract:
Closed panels proposals will also be welcomed. All panels must have three participants. In order to send a proposal, the chair of the panel must fill out the following form including the information of all the participants:
The length of each presentation should not exceed 20 minutes. Papers may be presented in English or in Spanish. Papers will not be read in absentia.
The deadline for sending proposals is October 15, 2016. The Organizing Committee will acknowledge all submissions. Notices of acceptance from the organizing committee will go out by December 15, 2016. Once a proposal is accepted, participants should pay a registration fee of $150 (the fee for graduate students will be of $100).
A selection of papers will be published in a special issue of the online academic journal Ciberletras. The papers considered for publication will be peer reviewed by the Editorial Board of the journal.
Marco Ramírez Rojas
For any question regarding the symposium please contact:
Marco Ramírez – marco.ramirez [at] lehman.cuny.edu
Carmen Saen – carmen.saen [at] lehman.cuny.edu
Oscar Martín – oscar.martin [at] lehman.cuny.edu
Daniel Fernandez – daniel.fernandez1 [at] lehman.cuny.edu