Friday, May 6, 2016

May 2016 Hours

As the semester winds down, the Adrian G. Marcuse Library's hours will start to change. 

This May our hours will be:

May 9 - May 13, 2016
Monday - Thursday: 8am - 6pm
Friday: 8am - 5pm
Saturday & Sunday: Closed

May 16 - May 20, 2016
Monday - Thursday: 9am - 6pm
Friday: 9am - 5pm
Saturday & Sunday: Closed

May 23 - May 27, 2016
Monday - Wednesday: 9am - 6pm
Thursday - Sunday: Closed

May 30 - June 3, 2016
Monday: Closed
Tuesday - Thursday: 9am - 6pm
Friday, Saturday, & Sunday: Closed

Summer Hours officially begin on Tuesday, May 31, 2016.

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Call for Papers: Critical Studies in Men's Fashion Special Issue

Call for Papers: Critical Studies in Men's Fashion Special Issue
Fashion Now & Then: Men's Fashion as Art
Critical Studies in Men’s Fashion is currently accepting abstracts for a special focus issue on Men’s Fashion as Art.
This special issue will examine how fashion information and art in men’s fashion have evolved through time and how it will continue to evolve in the future.
Contributions are welcome from all disciplines including: fashion studies, anthropology, art, art history, design, business, consumer studies, cultural studies, economics, gender studies, humanities, literature, marketing, psychology, queer studies, religion, sociology, and textiles.
Examples include, but are not limited to:
• Use of fashion information in design
• Use of fashion information in marketing
• Influential designers in menswear
• Influential pop culture icons that influenced men’s fashion
• Transgender influence on men’s fashion
• Forecasting menswear
• Museum exhibitions based on menswear
• Menswear designer archives
• Menswear street style
• Textiles used in menswear
Tentative timeline:
• Abstracts of intended paper due to guest editors 1 August 2016
• Letters of acceptance sent out 15 August 2016
• Articles due 3 January 2017
• Articles reviewed and returned to authors for revisions 30 January 2017
• Revised articles due 6 March 2017
• Issue published Fall 2017
All manuscripts will undergo peer review. Articles will be selected on their content, scholarship, and technical quality. The content must be in line with the vision of the journal in advancing scholarship on men and appearance.
All submissions must follow Intellect’s house style for review. Attached and at: Manuscripts should be approximately 5,000-7,000 words and use British spelling. It is the author’s responsibility to clear image rights, text, and citation usage if they are included in the manuscript.
Please send submissions and queries to the guest editors Nicole LaMoreaux (, Lou Acierno (, and Elizabeth Marotta (

Journal Publisher: Intellect: Publishers of Original Thinking

Monday, May 2, 2016

Laughing at (and with) the Fashion World

On the classic 1990s TV show Absolutely Fabulous, best friends Patsy and Edina took London by storm with their love of outrageous fashion—particularly Lacroix, darlings—and equally outrageous behavior.  Absolutely Fabulous the show, and the new movie coming out this summer, thoroughly satirizes (with love) the fashion world and its many inhabitants.  When you’re ready to see just how funny fashion can be, check out these materials at the Adrian G. Marcuse Library:

Complete Collection, Series 1 to 3
[Call number DVD ABS S. 1-3]
by Kate Hahn
[Call number 818.602 HAH]
by Simon Doonan
[Call number 746.92 DOO]
by Amy Odell
[Call number 746.92 ODE]

Posted on May 2, 2016 I Blog post by Rebecca Clark, M.L.I.S. (Evening Librarian)