CHORD Workshop - Retailing, Commerce and the Human Body: Historical Approaches

Programme and Abstracts for 14 May 2014

Time           

10.30-11.00Coffee & Welcome
11.00-11.30

Fan Carter, Kingston University, Getting the ‘Honey Look’: Magazines, Marketing and  the Teenage Consumer in 1960s Britain

Abstract

11.30-12.00

Jenny Evans, University of Wolverhampton, Purity, Piety and Pants: The ‘Religious Body’ in Early-Twentieth Century British Underwear Marketing

Abstract

12.00-12.30

Susan Vincent, University of York, Hairdressers and Barbers: Intimate Acts

Abstract

12.30-13.00

Victoria Barnes and Lucy Newton, University of Reading, Portraits of Bank Managers: Buying the Corporate Image in the Early Nineteenth Century

Abstract

13.00-14.00Lunch
14.00-14.30

Phil Lyon, Liz Ross and Craig Cathcart, Offering Hope: Aurists' Advertisements in Mid-Nineteenth Century British Newspapers

Abstract

14.30-15.00

Samantha Khaw, Australian National University, The Challenge of Marketing Colour Cosmetics in Nineteenth Century British Popular Press

Abstract

15.00-15.30

June Rowe, University of the Arts, Marketing Youthful Femininity: The Fashion Display Mannequin and British Style 1947-1970

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15.30-16.00Coffee
16.00-16.30

Shirley Wajda, Michigan State University Museum, ‘Social Currency’: Photography, Personhood, and the Body in Nineteenth-Century America

Abstract

16.30-17.00

Ya-Lei Yen, Royal Holloway, University of London, ‘Let the Photographer “Pose” You; He is the Best Judge of your Face and Figure’: Female Beauty and Fashion in Mid-Victorian Photographs

Abstract

For further information please contact

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