CHORD Workshop: 'Retailing and the Senses: Historical Perspectives' - 5 September 2013

Programme

Time           

9.00-9.30Coffee & Welcome
9.30-10.00

Clare Backhouse, Courtauld Institute of Art, UK, 'Broadside ballards, Dress and Senses in Seventeenth-Century England'

10.30-10.30

Lucy A. Bailey, University of Northampton, UK, 'An Assault on the Senses: Cultural Representations of the Victorian Village Shop'

10.30-11.00Coffee
11.00-11.30

Ben Highmore, Sussex University, UK, 'Provencal Herbs and the Chicken Brick: Sensual Orchestration at the first Habitat Store'

11.30-12.00

Ali Hisano, University of Delaware, US, 'The Color of Taste: Selling Food in Clear Packages in the Early-Twentieth-Century United States;

12.00-13.30Lunch and Tour of the Archives
13.30-14.30

A Touch of Cloth

Serena Dyer, University of Warwick, UK, "Discomposing the Goods": Sensory Shopping and the Consumption of Clothing, 1750-1850'

Angela Loxham, Lancaster University, UK, 'Clothing, Touch and Liberal Governance'

14.30-15.30

Shopping and Comfort

Stephanie Rains, NUI Maynooth Ireland, 'Touch Wood: Women, Shopping and the Politics of Sitting Down'

Annaleen Arnout, University of Leuven and University of Antwerp, Belgium, 'Sense & sensibility.  Shopping and comfort in the Galeries Saint-Hubert in nineteenth-century Brussels'

16.00-16.30

Tracy Smith, Canterbury Christ Church University, UK, 'Pleasure, Identity and the Absence of Touch: The Conflicting Characteristics of the Online and Physical Retail Environments'

16.30-17.00

Katy Mullin, University of Leeds, UK, 'Victorian Shop-girls, Sexuality and the Senses'

AbstractsAbstracts for 'Retailing and the Senses: Historical Perspectives'

For further information

please contact

Dr Laura Ugolini
Room MC334
Tel: 01902 321890
Email: L.Ugolini@wlv.ac.uk