‘Retailing, Shopping and Gender: Historical Approaches’ workshop programme

The workshop programme is now available:

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10.30 – 11.00 Coffee and welcome

Retail Strategies

11.00 – 11.30 Anneleen Arnout, University of Leuven & University of Antwerp, Belgium’Flaneurs and Grisettes: Shopping in the Galeries Saint-Hubert in nineteenth-century Brussels’

11.30 – 12.00 Justin Bengry, ‘What has happened to the nation’s manhood?’: John Stephen’s Queer Retail Strategies, 1956-66

12.30 – 13.00 Emily M. Orr, Royal College of Art/Victoria & Albert Museum, The Window Dresser ‘Baiting His Lady-Trap’

13.00 – 14.00 Lunch

Consumption and Commodities

14.00 – 14.30 Elin Jones, QMUL, ‘I..shall compleat myself with everything I want’: Naval men and masculine consumerism, 1758 – 1815

14.30 – 15.00 Thomas Turner, Birkbeck, University of London, Lawn tennis shoes for men and for women, c.1870–c.1900

15.00 – 15.30 Cheryl Roberts, A Price for Fashion? A Young Working Class Woman’s Wardrobe in 1930s London

15.30 – 16.00 Coffee


16.00 – 16.30 Juliet Claxton, ‘His wife was the rich china-woman that the courtiers visited so often’: The role of the china-woman in early modern London

16.30 – 17.00 Deborah Wynne, University of Chester, Hades! The Ladies!:The Male Draper in Late-Victorian and Edwardian Popular Culture

Information about the venue, registrattion forms etc. can be found on the CHORD web-pages, at: http://home.wlv.ac.uk/~in6086/gender.htm

Or contact Laura Ugolini at l.ugolini@wlv.ac.uk


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