Visual and Material Culture and Irish Cultural History (Call for Papers)

Posted: Saturday, 27 September 2014

Visible Lives in Material Things: Visual and Material Culture and Irish Cultural History is a volume planned for publication and there is a call for papers.

Deadline is 30 September 2014

Chapter proposals are sought for a planned edited volume on visual and material culture and Irish cultural history.

Possible topics include but are not limited to:
•Souvenir collections (private and public)
•Museum artefacts and collections
•Household objects
•Scrapbooks
•Home movies/videos
•Printed ephemera
•Book collections
•Photographs/Photo albums
•Slide collections
•Clothing
•Built environment
•Old and new technologies

Themes and approaches include:
•Cultures of collection
•Cultures of display
•Clubs and societies
•Gender and womens lives
•Exhibitions
•Biographies of objects
•Migration and exchange of objects and images
•Consumption
•Circulation of object and images
•Oral histories
•Sensory Experiences
•Ethnographies of material and visual culture
•Historiography and material and visual culture

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