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Centre for the Study of the Body and Material Culture

Seminar Series 2011-12

FASHIONING THE BODY

 

Convenors: Sandra Cavallo, Jane Hamlett, Weipin Tsai , Anna Whitelock. 

 

2011 Autumn Term    

26 October. Suzy Knight, ʻFashioning Faith: the Renaissance Rosary as 

Fashionable Amulet and Devotional Toolʼ.  

23 November. Giulia Calvi (EUI), ʻAcross three Empires. Balkan Costumes in 

Sixteenth-Century Europeʼ.  

14 December. Lesley Hoskins (RHUL), 'Clothing, Control and Identity in the 

Lunatic Asylum, 1840-1914' 

 

2012 Spring Term    

25 January.  Lizzy Currie (RHUL), 'Ganymede's Hose and Cupid's Doublet: 

Fashion and Effeminacy in Late Renaissance Italy'.   

15 February. Juliet Ash (RCA), 'Seams of Change:  From Uniforms and 

Treadmills to Intimations of Rehabilitative Reform in Prison Clothing in Britain 

1860s - 1900's'. 

21 March. Ina Zweiniger-Bargielowska (Illinois), '"Healthier and Better Clothes for 

Men”: Menʼs  Dress Reform in Interwar Britain'.  

 

   
 
 
 

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