Call for Papers // Ixel Moda, July 15, Colombia



If you can, jump on this call for papers – proposals are due tomorrow, July 15th, for Ixel Moda’s fashion congress to be held in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia – August 21-23, 2013.

Proposals will be accepted in English, Spanish and Portuguese for 20 minute presentations, as well as for participation in three 90-minute, interdisciplinary roundtable discussions:

Themes for the roundtables:

  • What are the challenges to the future of fashion studies? (the format of design schools, collaborations among professors, etc.)
  • What, how, and with what criteria should we conduct research? (methodologies, grants and funding, professional training, public scholarship, etc.)
  • What and how should we teach fashion studies? (teaching and learning styles, career tracks, curricular development, methodologies in curricular design, etc.)

(Source: Ixel Moda, Call for Papers)

Thank you to Dr. Regina Root, Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies and Core Faculty of Environmental Science and Policy and Sharpe Community Scholars at The College of William and Mary, for sending the information.

Click on the English or Spanish call for papers below to download full details.


Ixel Moda 2013 Call for Papers Image to Doc

Ixel Moda 2013 - Convocatoria de ponencias Image to Doc


Mary has a PhD in Sociology from University of Edinburgh, researching responsible fashion and transnational labour rights activism in the wake of the Rana Plaza building collapse in Bangladesh.

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