The Textile History Forum has announced a call for papers for the 2023 Forum, set for July 21st through 23rd, at the Lone Rock Farm in Marshfield, Vermont.
The Textile History Forum is an academic meeting for textile enthusiasts, researchers, and textile producers that seeks give a voice to current research outside of strictly academic confines. The Textile History Forum brings together textile historians, students, researchers, museum curators, independent scholars, artisans, dealers, and collectors Research Papers are published in the Proceedings available the day of the Forum. Authors retain copyright on all printed publications and are free to publish their work in other venues.
The Textile History Forum seeks papers and presentations on all aspects of textile history from the Pre-Columbian period through the twenty-first century, including textile technology, costume, quilts, weaving, dyeing, spinning, technological innovations, and textile availability. The Forum is looking to include additional aspects of material culture i.e. how textiles fit into their cultural and social places, how textiles are valued, ceremonial use of textiles, and the individuals who made and used them.
The Textile History Forum encourages the submission of scholarly work from historians, anthropologists, and economists as well as independent researchers, individuals working the field, crafts people and collectors. Current and unpublished research is especially encouraged. Those interested in presenting a paper at the Forum should submit a one-page proposal. In addition to formal paper presentations, those interested in presenting a “work-in-progress” are also encouraged to submit a few paragraphs about their work. The Works-in-progress sessions are short presentations and no written paper is required.
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