CHORD Workshop - Retailing, Shopping and Gender: Historical Approaches

Programme for 15 May 2013

Time           

10.30-11.00Coffee & Welcome

Retail Strategies

 
11.00-11.30

Anneleen Arnout, University of Leuven & University of Antwerp, Belgium 'Flaneursand Grisettes: Shopping in the Galeries Saint-Hubert in nineteenth-century Brussels

Abstract

11.30-12.00Justin Bengry, McGill University, Canada and Birkbeck, University of London

‘What has happened to the nation’s manhood?’: John Stephen’s Queer Retail Strategies, 1956-66

Abstract
12.30-13.00

Emily M. Orr, Royal College of Art/Victoria & Albert Museum 'The Window Dresser ‘Baiting His Lady-Trap’

Abstract

13.00-14.00Lunch

Consumption & Commodities

 
14.00-14.30

Elin Jones, Queen Mary, University of London

I..shall compleat myself with everything I want’: Naval men and masculine consumerism, 1758 – 1815

Abstract

14.30-15.00Thomas Turner, Birkbeck, University of London

Lawn tennis shoes for men and for women, c.1870–c.1900

Abstract
15.00-15.30Cheryl Roberts, University of Brighton and Middlesex University

A Price for Fashion? A Young Working Class Woman's Wardrobe in 1930s London

Abstract

15.30-16.00Coffee

Retailers

 
16.00-16.30Juliet Claxton, Queen Mary, University of London

‘His wife was the rich china-woman that the courtiers visited so often’: The role of the china-woman in early modern London

Abstract

16.30-17.00Deborah Wynne, University of Chester

Hades! The Ladies!:The Male Draper in Late-Victorian and Edwardian Popular Culture

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For further information please contact

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