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

14 May 2014

University of Wolverhampton

PROGRAMME

 10.30 – 11.00 COFFEE  AND WELCOME

11.00 – 11.30         Fan Carter, Kingston University, Getting the ‘Honey Look’: Magazines, Marketing and  the Teenage Consumer in 1960s Britain

11.30 – 12.00         Jenny Evans, University of Wolverhampton, Purity, Piety and Pants: The ‘Religious Body’ in Early-Twentieth Century British Underwear Marketing

12.00 – 12.30         Susan Vincent, University of York, Hairdressers and Barbers: Intimate Acts

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

13.00 – 14.00 LUNCH

 14.00 – 14.30         Phil Lyon, Liz Ross and Craig Cathcart, Offering Hope: Aurists’ Advertisements in Mid-Nineteenth Century British Newspapers

14.30 – 15.00         Samantha Khaw, Australian National University, The Challenge of Marketing Colour Cosmetics in Nineteenth Century British Popular Press

15.00 – 15.30         June Rowe, University of the Arts, Marketing Youthful Femininity: The Fashion Display Mannequin and British Style 1947-1970

15.30 – 16.00 COFFEE

 16.00 – 16.30         Victoria Barnes and Lucy Newton, University of Reading, Portraits of Bank Managers: Buying the Corporate Image in the Early Nineteenth Century

16.30 – 17.00         Shirley Wajda, Michigan State University Museum,Social Currency’: Photography, Personhood, and the Body in Nineteenth-Century America

17.00 – 17.30         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

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INFORMATION

 The workshop will be held in room MH206/7, Mary Seacole Building, University of Wolverhampton.

 The fee is £18

 To register, please see the workshop web-page, at: http://home.wlv.ac.uk/~in6086/bodies.htm

 For further information, please e-mail:

Dr Laura Ugolini at l.ugolini@wlv.ac.uk 

or

Dr Karin Dannehl at k.dannehl@wlv.ac.uk

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