|ANNE WANNER'S Textiles in History / symposiums|
Conference on "Dress and Gender"
Courtauld Institute of Art, London (England)
July 2-3, 2004
This year's Courtauld History of Dress Association annual conference
seeksto re-visit the relationship between dress and gender in history, a line of scholarly inquiry that benefits from increasingly sophisticated and nuanced research.
The programme offers both
theoretical studies and object-based presentations, with
some papers that engage with both methodologies.
Topics to be addressed include:
These papers draw on a wide variety of disciplinary approaches and address a range of issues, revealing a scope and breadth that speaks to the rich scholarly appeal of this important topic.
The conference will appeal to anyone who is interested in the intersections of dress and gender, including those studying or researching any aspect of dress history. It is anticipated that a select number of papers from the conference will be published in a special issue of Fashion Theory: The Journal of Dress, Body & Culture.
registration information available at
or contact Dr. Sophie White at
Tel: (574) 631-8635
Friday 2 July 2004
SESSION 2: POLICING THE BODY
Saturday 3 July 2004
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