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
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'.