The Wolfsonian-Florida International University is a museum and research center that promotes the examination of modern visual and material culture. The Wolfsonian’s fellowship program is intended to support research on the museum’s collection, generally for periods of three to four weeks. The program is open to holders of master’s or doctoral degrees, Ph.D. candidates, and … Continue reading
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Evil, Women and the Feminine 2nd Global Conference
This international and interdisciplinary conference will commence tomorrow May 3rd and continue through May 5th. It is being held in Prague, Czech Republic. I was invited to present my research on the psychoanalytic interpretation of fashion shows by John Galliano and Alexander McQueen at this year’s conference. Unfortunately, I was ultimately unable to attend. I … Continue reading
CFP: Symposium: Uniform – State – Power. Uniforms as signs of change in state power?
Uniformity as an expression of material culture is a phenomenon which pervades many areas of our life. It appears, for instance, in corporate workwear, sportswear or the common style among certain youth subcultures. In the academic discourse on uniforms as a means of social communication, those civil forms have recently gained much attention. State uniforms, … Continue reading