“Fashion As Academic Discipline”
A half-day symposium on fashion studies
Fashion studies is still new to academic research in Finland. This symposium will open up viewpoints to this emerging interdisciplinary field of research. The symposium will show how fashion can be studied, and how important a role fashion plays in the life of individuals, and in understanding culture and the world.
Time: 6th May 2015, 1–5 pm
Location: Arje Scheinin Lecture Hall, Dentalia, Lemminkäisenkatu 2, University of Turku
13.15 Professor Susanna Paasonen:
13.30 Dr. Annamari Vänskä:
Why Study Fashion?
14.15 Dr. Shaun Cole:
Sexualities, masculinities and fashion studies
15.00 Coffee Break
15.30 Dr. Sophie Woodward:
Materialising fashion: Old jeans, wardrobes and dormant things
16.15 Dr. Agnès Rocamora:
Mediatization and digitization in the field of Fashion
17.00 Closing words
The symposium is organised in collaboration with Media Studies and IIPC – International Institute for Popular Culture, University of Turku.
For more information about the lectures and speakers, see here: http://www.annamarivanska.com/web/index.php?id=398