Schedule

September 22, 2020 – TUESDAY 2:00 PM
Special Preview: Trans-Atlantic Streetwear

Obsession, Style + Place
Community ID: Fashion’s Pimp Up Posse
Sub-cultures + Under-representation

KAYLA OWEN
PAUL OWEN

American Streetwear
AMANDA HARTH

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OCTOBER 4, 2020 – SUNDAY 2:00 PM
midday conversation: CHICAGO COLLECTIONS

Leather Archives & Museum
Field Museum
Art Institute of Chicago
Chicago History Museum


DJ: TBA

October 6, 2020 – tuesday 7:00 pm
Evening dialogue: objects & things

Un/Masking the Face in Fashion
LAINI BURTON
“Saying Yes to the Dress”: Moving Wedding Attire from the Critical Periphery
ILYA PARKINS
Gentlemen Prefer Robes
SAMUEL SNODGRASS

OCTOBER 7, 2020 – WEDNESDAY 7:00 PM
EVENING DIALOGUE: SCIENCE & HEALTH

The Avant-Garde Art of Fashion Therapy
HANNAH OSANYINTOLU DEMILADE
Science Fashion: A Dialogue with Our Material and Nonmaterial Environments
LEE ANDERSON
(Ad)Dressing the History of the American Mental Hospital
CHRIS RUDEEN

OCTOBER 8, 2020 – THURSDAY 7:00 PM
EVENING DIALOGUE: Image & Desire

Dressing Sheba’s Daughters: A Deep History of South Arabian Fashion
ALEXANDER NAGEL
From Shanzhai Chic to Gangnam Style: Seven Practices of Cultural-Economic Mediation in China and Korea
TOMMY TSE
The Refashioning of Blaxploitation: Identity, Fashion, and Mainstream Commercialization
SHA’MIRA COVINGTON
BETH WEIGLE

Sex Worker Style: What Does It Mean to be Dressed Like a Whore?
JO WELDON

October 9, 2020 – friday 10:00 am
morning Panel: Looking Through Me – Fashion’s Invisible/Unseen

Decentering Queer Futures: Critical Fashion Practices in Israel/Palestine
ROBERTO FILIPPELLO
Messy Intersections: Gender, Race, and Age
JO B. PAOLETTI
Radical Visibility: A Queer and Disabled Dress Reform Movement Manifesto
SKY CUBACUB
Researching the (Infinifat) Ordinary: Examining the Possibilities and Limitations of Activism as Research Methodology
CALLA EVANS

DJ: TBA

OCTOBER 9, 2020 – FRIDAY 3:00 PM
afternoon PANEL: CLOTHING change – fashion in revolution & protest

Revolutionwear: analysis of the clothing of demonstrators in the chilean protests of 2019 and 2020
MARTINA BARROETA ZALAQUETT
Rosalind Howard: Aesthetic Dress and the Future Countess of Carlisle
KATE FISHER
Dusting off the Dress-up Box: Why we need to take fancy dress costume seriously
BENJAMIN LINLEY WILD

DJ: TBA

OCTOBER 9, 2020 – FRIDAY 7:00 PM
evening keynote

madison moore

madison moore is an artist-scholar, DJ and assistant professor of Queer Studies in the Department of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies at Virginia Commonwealth University. madison is the author of Fabulous: The Rise of the Beautiful Eccentric (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2018), a cultural analysis of fabulousness. He has lectured at venues including the Perth Festival, American Realness, the Dallas Museum of art and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. madison is currently at work on a new book project on rave scenes and queer of color undergrounds.

DJ: SHAUN J. WRIGHT

This event is sponsored by Columbia College Chicago with support from the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

OCTOBER 10, 2020 – saturDAY 10:00 aM
morning PANEL: Our Spaces – Making Space in fashion

Working from the Periphery: The National Association of Fashion and Accessories Designers (NAFAD) and the Promotion of African American Fashion
EINAV RABINOVITCH-FOX
Peripheral Fashion Cities: Satellites of Style, Culture and Influence
NATHANIEL DAFYDD BEARD
Preserving the Latinx experience through Digital Archives
MICHELLE MCVICKER
Adorning Independence: Etta Moten Barnett & Pan African Politics of Dress
ANGELA TATE
Helen Grund: On Fashion, Flâneuring and Forgotten Women
TERESA KROENUNG

DJ:TBA

OCTOBER 10, 2020 – SATURDAY 3:00 PM
AFTERNOON PANEL: In Translation- When Fashion Travels

Shaping Fashion in a South-South Context: Selling Chinese-Made Clothes and Fabrics in Mozambique
JOHANNA VON PEZOLD
Transnational Fashion Studies: A Few Complexities in Fashioning Brazilianness
ELIZABETH KUTESKO
Necessary Beauty: High Fashion and Home Sewing Practices in Ohio
SARAH FINLEY PURDY
Defining Fashion from the Periphery: The Case of Late-Colonial Spanish America
LAURA BELTRAN-RUBIO

DJ: TBA

OCTOBER 11, 2020 – SunDAY 2:00 PM
midday PANEL: Holding Patterns – Spaces of Waiting

Collecting on the Periphery: Pocket Contents and Biography in the Clothing of Francis Golding
CYANA MADSEN
Materializing Fashion Narratives: Situating Photographic Materialism in the Field of Fashion Studies
LYNDA MAY XEPOLEAS
Coming in from the Inside: The Permeable Closet as Infinite Periphery
MICHAL LYNN SHUMATE
Affecting Objects: Clothing Archives and the Edges of the Fashion
ELLEN SAMPSON

DJ: TBA