Fashion: Now & Then

WHAT: Fashion: Now & Then

WHERE: LIM College, 216 East 45th Street, New York, NY

WHEN: Thursday, October 18, 2018 – Saturday, October 20, 2018

DETAILS:
Join us for the eighth annual Fashion: Now & Then conference.  This year’s conference theme is “Fashion and Culture.”Jo Weldon, author of the book Fierce: The History of the Leopard Print will open the conference with the presentation Leopard Print and the Bad Mother (Oct. 18, 5:45-7:00 p.m.).  The Keynote Presentation, Forming Narratives of the Diaspora (Oct. 19, 11:45 a.m. -12:45 p.m.) will be delivered by Joy Davis and Jasmine Helm, co-hosts of the fashion podcast Unravel. In addition, hour long sessions will examine the relationship between fashion and culture with presentations focusing on gender identity, music, entertainment, popular culture, cultural appropriation in fashion marketing, library collections, and archives.

Please visit Eventbrite for registration rates and to view the conference schedule.

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Free Event: The Seventeeth Annual Richard Martin Costume Studies Symposium

CostumeStudies2018

What: The Seventeenth Annual Richard Martin Costume Studies Symposium

When: Friday, April 6th 6:00-8:00pm

Where: Einstein Auditorium, New York University
34 Stuyvesant Street
New York, NY 10003

Guest Speaker:
Vanessa Friedman
Fashion Director, The New York Times

Presentations by M.A. Candidates in Costume Studies:
Laura Gust – “The Spectral Female: The Semiotic Function of the Nightgown within Gothic Visual Culture”
Nicole Truscinski – “Smoke & Mirrors: Dressing the American Woman in Freedom and Virginia Slims”
Lauren Richter-Suriñach – “The Last of the Fashion Illustrators: Women’s Wear Daily in the 1980s”
Olivia Warschaw – “’Disney Fans Are Their Own Breed’: An Exploration of DisneyBound”

Free and Open to the Public

Further information may be found at this link.

 

Fashion & Media Symposium at Drexel University

WHAT: Fashion & Media Symposium

WHEN:  October 12-14, 2017

WHERE:  Drexel University

DETAILS: http://fashionandmedia.westphal.drexel.edu/

FTC SIG members can register for the graduate student rate by entering our group affiliation in the associations box.  A $50 day rate is available by contacting the conference coordinator.

Free Event: Sunday at the Met: Irving Penn: Centennial (June 25, 2017)

WHAT:

Sunday at the Met :  Irving Penn: Centennial with writer Vince Aletti, Executive Fashion Editor at Vogue Phyllis Posnick, and Joyce Frank Menschel Curator in Charge, Department of Photographs, The Met Jeff L. Roseinheim.

WHEN:

Sunday, June 25 at 2pm-3:30pm, Free with museum admission

WHERE:

Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC

DETAILS:

http://www.metmuseum.org/events/programs/met-speaks/sunday-at-the-met/irving-penn

Ticketed Event: The Atelier with Alina Cho featuring Michael Kors at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (June 21, 2017)

WHAT:

The Atelier with Alina Cho featuring Michael Kors

WHERE:

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC

WHEN:

June 21, 6:30-pm

DETAILS:

http://www.metmuseum.org/events/programs/met-speaks/ticketed-talks/atelier-17-2?eid=296840

Free Event: Sunday at the Met: Rei Kawakubo / Comme des Garçons: Art of the In-Between (June 18, 2017)

WHAT:

Sunday at the Met : Rei Kawakubo / Comme des Garçons: Art of the In-Between with Costume Institute Curator-in-Charge Andrew Bolton and Contributing Editor at Vogue Andre Leon Talley

WHEN:

Sunday, June 18 at 2pm-3:30pm, Free with museum admission

WHERE:

Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC and also livestreamed on the Met’s Facebook

DETAILS: http://www.metmuseum.org/events/programs/met-speaks/sunday-at-the-met/rei-kawakubo