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The conference is open to the public and free. However, registration is advised as seats based on avalibility.

FASHION STUDIES TODAY: HISTORY THEORY PRACTICE

An International Multidisciplinary Conference
Organized jointly by
Fashion Studies at the CUNY Graduate Center (MALS & IDSand The Department of Art and Art professions, Costume Studies @ New York University

Friday May 4th
9:15-6:00 @ The Graduate Center
(Room 9205)

9:15am/Welcome and Opening Remarks  Eugenia Paulicelli, Fashion Studies, CUNY

9:30-10:45am

Moderator: Deirdre Farabaugh

Louise Wallenberg – Just doing gender? Re-thinking queer through transvestite embodiment in everyday life and work

Vicki Karaminas – Looking for a Queer Style. Locating Other Dressed Identities

Jill Cole – Himba in the Mix: The catwalk politics of culture in postcolonial Namibia

11.00am-12:15pm

Jo Anne Entwistle – Models as brands: Critical thinking about bodies and images

Veronica Manlow – Luxury Fashion Flagships and Websites: Results, Reflection and Visual Documentation

Elizabeth Wissinger – Fashionable Bodies

 

12:30-1:30pm/Lunch break

 

1:45-3:00pm

Moderator: Kim Hartswick

Grazia D’Annunzio – The Function of Costumes in Hollywood Movies

Paul Julian Smith – Costume and fashion in the cinema of Pedro Almodóvar

Valerie Steele – Fashion & Film

3:15-4:30pm

Moderator: Dicky Yangzom

Thuy Linh Nguyen Tu – Fashion’s Intimacies: Race, Design, and the Problem of Creative Labor

Agnes Rocamora – Immediacy and Acceleration in the field of fashion: the role of new media

Suzanne Wasserman – The Garment Industry History Initiative Project of the Gotham Center for NYC History

4:45- 6:00 pm | Round Table – Fashion: Production in the Digital Age

Moderator: Michael Skafidas

Bruce Boyer, Vicki Vassipoulos, Leonard Logsdail, Father Andrew More O’Connor, Anna Akbari, Rhonda Erb

Discussant: Sharon Zukin and others

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 Saturday May 5th
9:30-5:30 @ NYU
(Department of Art and Art Professions)

 

9:30am/Welcome and Opening Remarks Nancy Deihl

9:45-11:00am

Moderator: Christina Marie Karr

Tara Zanardi, Hunter College

Amanda Wunder, Lehman and the Graduate Center, CUNY

Bella Mirabella, NYU

 

11:15am-12:30pm

Moderator: Katy Werlin

Karen Cannell

Francesca Granata

Sarah Scaturro

 

12:30-2:00pm/Lunch break

 

2:15-3:30pm

Moderator: LLana Winter

Eugenia Paulicelli

Yuniya Kamawura

Jessamyn Hatcher

 

3:45-5:00pm

Round Table – Alternative Pedagogies

ModeratorLiz Way

Nancy Deihl, Michele Majer, Minh-Ha Pham & Carmela Spinelli

 

5:00pm
Closing Reception – 34 Stuyvesant Street

 

Reception to follow

Click to register for the event at NYU: NYU registration

Credits

Organized jointly by Fashion Studies at the CUNY Graduate center and The Costume Studies Program at NYUSteinhardt, along with the Department of Media Culture and Communication.

Co-sponsored by the CUNY Ballalaureate for Unique and Interdisciplinary Studies, University of Stockholm, Sweden (Center for Fashion Studies), London College of Fashion.

With generous support from the Steinhardt Global Integration Fund, NYUSteinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, and the Department of Art and Art Professions.

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