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My team research at CSA

Well over the holiday break I received good news–that my team research on black leather jackets was accepted for oral presentation at the Costume Society of America. I work with Marilyn DeLong, Kelly Gage, and Juyeon Park. The piece is entitled (I think this is final): Renegade to Regular Joe: Shifting Borders of the Black Leather Jacket. This is a project we’ve been building on …

Help? I need an article.

There is an article I want for my dissertation (and because it sounds like an interesting piece) but I cannot get it through my school library because we do not have the journal online or in the physical form. Can any of you get it for me and email me the PDF? –Thanx-Monica Journal of Australian Studies Issue: 89  Year: 2006 Author: Margaret Maynard Title: …

Preliminary Written Exams

Well normally on Fridays I have been getting together a “newsflash” piece about interesting dress and culture things that were floating around the web that week. “Newsflash” is part of the new Worn Through schedule you might have noticed that I’ve been playing around with the past few weeks. Mondays-Calls for Submissions and Conference Announcements Tuesdays-Jobs/Internships Wednesdays-Heather’s History Commentaries Thursdays-Exhibits Fridays-Newsflash And then throughout the …

Tattoos in the Workplace

Well as some of you know I am actively working on multiple projects regarding punk and subcultural appearance, one of which is my dissertation on punk appearance in the workplace. Recently I was interviewed by a journalist named Michelle Goodman putting together an article for cnn.com about tattoos in the workplace. Unfortunately my commentary got cut (oh well) but, I thought I’d pass along the …

What dress research I’m working on

A few people have asked what I’m working on lately in regard to dress research so I thought I’d briefly fill you in: Presenting and trying to publish the modern craft study I did last year. I presented it last Friday at school and this week at the MPCA/ACA conference in Kansas City, MO. It was a study of motivations, methods, purpose, and theories driving …

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