Calls for Papers

Institute of Latin American Studies – ILAS Weekly Digest: September 25, 2017

Calls for Papers


Fashion Culture in Latin America
Deadline: October 15, 2017

Revista Dobras, the Brasil’s most important academic journal dedicated to the history of fashion, is planning a special issue on fashion in Latin America for spring 2018.    Contributions (articles, reviews and interviews) in Portuguese, English, Spanish, French or Italian are sought until 15 October 2017.

Possible topic include:

– Fashion as heritage in Latin America: collections, museums, exhibitions of regional or artistic costumes…

– Identity and representation in Latin America fashion: identity, exoticism, colonialism, neocolonialism in fashion

– Latin America in national and international media: the representation of Latin American fashion culture in magazines, newspapers, websites, blogs, TV series and films.

– Fashion education in Latin America

– The fashion worker in Latin America: the population’s participation in the clothing industry for multinational companies.

– Fashion and politics: relations between fashion and power, between industries and consumers.

– Fashion as a profession in Latin America

– Popular fashion, artists’ designs and luxury

– Fashion as craft in Latin America

Contact: Dr. Luz Neira García

Journal website:


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