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Conference: Fashion in Fiction, Style Stories and Transglobal Narratives, 12-14 June, 2014

The study and practice of fashion is located across space and place as a form of creative expression and as a subject for academic analysis. This conference will focus on the material and non-material forms of fashion for a range of professional, commercial, historical, social, cultural and creative purposes.

Exhibition: Shigeyuki Kihara | Culture for Sale Forum at City Gallery Wellington, NZ

This forum explores the inspiration behind Shigeyuki Kihara’s Culture for Sale, an exhibition that highlights the disjunction in power relationships between performers and their audiences in 19th-century cultural tours in Germany from Samoa.For further information on the forum & speakers, please see below.
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CFP: GLQ: SPECIAL ISSUE | Area Impossible: The Geopolitics of Queer Studies | Co-editors: Anjali Arondekar and Geeta Patel.

This special issue attempts to stage a much-needed conversation between two seemingly segregated field-formations: area studies and queer studies.

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Curator of African and Oceanic Art -- Art of Asia, Oceania and Africa

The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston seeks an experienced professional for the position of Curator of African and Oceanic Art.  read more »

CONFERENCE: OCEANSCAPES cooperation across the Pacific, 22-26 April, 2014, University of Sydney

The Pacific Ocean covers one-third of the earth’s surface and contains thousands of islands. Yet, as Epeli Hau’ofa’s seminal paper about the ‘Sea of Islands’ shows, oceans are not a barrier, but highways to contact. This conference employs the concept of Oceanscapes from The Pacific Oceanscape Vision, introduced by President Anote Tong of Kiribati and endorsed by the Pacific Island Forum. It is a vision for cooperative conservation action and adaption to issues of climate change.  read more »

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