(See Speaker Bios and Abstracts page for further details)


14:00 – 14:15 — Welcome: Dr Cordula Van Wyhe (University of York)

14:15 – 15:30 — Panel: chaired by Dr Cordula Van Wyhe (University of York)

Abigail Jubb (Independent Scholar): ‘Female Middle Class Fashion and Crisis of Originality: Tracing the Shift from Tailor-Made to Ready-to-Wear in Victorian Britain in Yorkshire Collections’

Dr Faye Prior (Assistant Curator of Fashion, Castle Museum, York): ‘Local perspectives: Learning from the Details of Dress’

15:30 – 15:45 — Coffee

15:45 – 17:00 — Panel chaired by Dr Cordula Van Wyhe

Dr Elizabeth Kutesko (Lecturer in Cultural Studies, Central Saint Martins): ‘Transnational Fashion Histories: Some Complexities in Fashioning Brazilianness’

Dr Bethan Bide (Lecturer in Design and Cultural Theory, University of Leeds): ‘One Dress, Multiple Stories: Understanding Fashion Objects as Processes’

17:00 – 17:15 — Round-table discussion

17:15  — Wine Reception in the History of Art Department (Everyone Welcome!)