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                                      THE STYLE CONFERENCE
                       JULY 25-28, 1997  BOWLING GREEN, OHIO
 
Where does style come from?  How and why does style change?
How is style performed?  Embodied?  Subverted?  Sold?  Appropriated?
Commodified?
 
We invite a variety of material, cultural, and discursive experiences
including academic and non-academic approaches. Proposals are
welcomed in any format: individual papers, preconstituted sessions,
workshops, roundtables, film and video, performance, multimedia
presentations, personal accounts.
 
SUGGESTED TOPIC AREAS: Theorizing style: pleasures and dangers, age
and generation, styling desire, performing style, body modification,
fashion/fun/guilt, queer looks, cash flows, street style, designs for
living, extreme fashion, academic style, virtual style.
 
DEADLINE FOR 250 WORD PROPOSALS:
December 1, 1996.
 
The Style Conference
Women.s Studies Program
246 Shatzel Hall
Bowling Green University
Bowling Green, Ohio 43403
 
FOR MORE INFO:
 
Laura Stempel Mumford
e-mail: [log in to unmask]
(608) 238-3612
 
Ellen E. Berry
e-mail: [log in to unmask]
(419) 372-2620
 
Website: http://www.bgsu.edu/departments/wmst/style/
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         Clint Yoby
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TCF Dept/University of Alabama
 
"Get on to the bus
 That's gonna take you back to Beelzebub
 Get on to the bus
 That's gonna make you stop going
 Rub-a-dub."
 
            - Soul Coughing
 
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