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Research Abstracts from CSA Annual Meetings
and National Symposia

This annual, paperbound edition of abstracts is distributed to each member attending the national symposium and is available for purchase.

The peer-reviewed abstracts of oral and poster presentations summarize the broad extent of costume research, from historical and cultural analyses to educational, curatorial, and conservation practices. Each edition also highlights special sessions in which scholars discuss diverse issues facing the profession.

 


 

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38th Annual Meeting 2012
Atlanta Global Gateway: Dress Scholarship in the 21st Century
Contents

37th Annual Meeting 2011
Boston Uncommon: Revolution & Evolution in Dress
Contents

36th Annual Meeting 2010
Crossroads: From Cowhide to Couture
Contents

35th Annual Meeting 2009
Costume Crossing Borders: A Cultural Journey
Contents

34th Annual Meeting 2008
Looking Beyond the Mask: Disguise, Identity, Costume
Contents

33rd Annual Meeting 2007
Faires, Fiestas and Expositions: Costume as Cultural Exchange
Contents

32nd Annual Meeting 2006
Unlocking the Trunk: Collections, Collectors and Collecting
Contents

31th Annual Meeting 2005
Dress Scholarship Unlimited: From Fig
Leaves to Bling-Bling, Let Research Ring
Contents

30th Annual Meeting 2004
20th Century Design: Fashion, Interiors, Architecture
and the Performing Arts
Contents

29th Annual Meeting 2003
Gateways of Fashion: Influence of Global Trading
Contents

28th Annual Meeting 2002
The Future of Dress: Education and Advocacy
Contents

27th Annual Meeting 2001
Waves of Influence: Origins and Innovations in Dress
Contents

Winterthur Conference 2001
Conversations about Costume and the Visual Arts
Contents

26th Annual Meeting 2000
Fashions Lost and Found, or Survival of the Fittest
Contents

25th Annual Meeting 1999
Global Expressions: Costumes, Customs and Culture
Contents

24th Annual Meeting 1998
The Silver Symposium in the Golden State
Metals in Dress and Adornment
Contents

23rd Annual Meeting 1997
Preserving Our Costume Heritage:
Documentation, Interpretation and Conservation
Contents

22nd Annual Meeting 1996
Celebrating the Seasons: Dressing for Life’s Rites of Passage
Contents

21st Annual Meeting 1995
Dressing for an Audience: Creating an Image through Costume
Contents

20th Annual Meeting 1994
Dress Addressed: Costume Across the Disciplines
Contents

19th Annual Meeting 1993
Costumes and Cultures of the Pacific Rim
Contents

18th Annual Meeting 1992
Exploring Our Culture Diversity
Contents

 

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