The Association of Dress Historians supports and promotes the study and professional practice of the history of dress, textiles, and accessories of all cultures and regions of the world, from before classical antiquity to the present day.

Call for Papers

Clothes for Stage and Screen

Deadline: 23:59 GMT, Tuesday, 1 December 2020

This is the Call For Papers for article submissions for the special themed issue of The Journal of Dress History, the academic publication of The Association of Dress Historians. Articles are welcomed for this special themed issue on the topic of Costume Drama: A History of Clothes for Stage and Screen, the title of our International Conference of Dress Historians, which will take place in Bristol, England, on 2 November 2020.

Topics of potential articles could include clothes in ballet, opera, theatre, pantomime, film, television, advertisements, cartoons, et cetera, of any culture or region of the world. (Articles outside this theme can be submitted to journal@dresshistorians.org any time during the year.) Articles must be between 4000 words (minimum) and 6000 words (maximum), which includes footnotes but excludes the required 150–word (maximum) abstract, five (minimum) images with captions, bibliography, and 150–word (maximum) author’s biography.

Updated submission guidelines are published in the latest issue of The Journal of Dress History, which is freely available on this website.

Please submit articles as a Word document to journal@dresshistorians.org by the deadline, 23:59 GMT, Tuesday, 1 December 2020.


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