Fashion Culture Lecture Current & Past Events

"Behind the Scenes Tour: Costumes for SHAKESPEARE’S DOG at the Studio Theatre,” 11 February 2020, 5 to 6 pm, Timms Centre for the Arts, University of Alberta North Campus, 87 Avenue and 112 Street. Camille Paris, MFA Costume Design and Joanna Johnston, Costume Manager, Studio Theatre

This Fashion Culture Lecture is free and open to the public but requires a RSVP at RSVP at fashionculturelecture@gmail.com. To buy tickets for the play after the tour: uastudio@ualberta.ca or 780.492.2495.

“The Undress Paradox: Immorality, Propriety & the Victorian Tea Gown,” 20 September 2019, 4:30 p.m. Timms Centre for the Arts, University of Alberta North Campus, 87 Avenue and 112 Street. Dr. Anne Bissonnette, Associate Professor, Material Culture and Curatorship, and Curator, Anne Lambert Clothing and Textiles Collection.

Our Fashion Culture Lecture will be followed by a reception. All are welcome! BUY $10 TICKETS here.

"From Tehran Streetstyle to the War on Terror: A Conversation on Gender, Feminism, Orientalism, White Supremacy, and Empire through Fashion," 7 February 2019, 7 to 9 p.m., Myer Horowitz Theatre, Students’ Union Building, University of Alberta North Campus, Hoda Katebi, the Chicago-based voice behind the radical, political fashion online publication JooJoo Azad and author of the book Tehran Streetstyle, a celebration of illegal fashion in Iran.
"Otahpiaaki: Seven Generations of Creative & Economic Development, A Seed to Runway Economic Model," 23 October 2018, 7 to 8 p.m. Fine Arts Building, Room 2 20, University of Alberta North Campus, Patricia M. Derbyshire, Visiting Scholar, Department of Human Ecology, and Associate Professor, Marketing, Entrepreneurship & Social Innovation, Mount Royal University, and Derek Jagodzinsky, Whitefish Nation (Cree), Founder of Luxx Ready-to-Wear.
"Fashion Research in Human Ecology" 6 February 2018, 7 to 8 p.m. Fine Arts Building, Room 2 20, University of Alberta North Campus Anne Bissonnette, PhD Curator, Clothing and Textiles Collection, and Assistant Professor, Material Culture and Curatorship, University of Alberta Josée Chartrand, Meg Furler, and Patricia Siferd, graduates students in the Master of Arts program in Material Culture, Human Ecology Department.

 

"Fashioning Horror:: Dressing to Kill on Screen and in Literature" 24 October 2017, 7 to 8 p.m. TELUS Centre, Room 150, University of Alberta North Campus Julia Petrov, PhD, Curator, Western Canadian History, Royal Alberta Museum

 

"The Language of Palestinian Tatreez" 29 September 2017, 7 to 9 p.m.* Edmonton Clinic Health Academy (ECHA) Room 2-190, University of Alberta North Campus Wafa Ghnaim and Feryal Abbasi-Ghnaim Presentation and hands-on workshops on the history, meaning, and story behind the Palestinian traditional art of tatreez *RSVP for this free presentation on Facebook or Eventbrite at https://psnedmonton.ca/2017/09/08/palestinian-tatreez/ Organized and presented by THE PALESTINE SOLIDARITY NETWORK

 

"Fashion in the City" 7 February 2017, 7 to 8 p.m. Fine Arts Building, Room 2 20, University of Alberta North Campus Dr. Elena Siemens, Associate Professor, Modern Languages and Cultural Studies, Faculty of Arts, University of Alberta, with Dr. Lars Richter and PhD student Okabe Tsugumi

 

"'And Called it Macaroni': Seeking a Non-satirical Understanding of Male Macaroni Dress in 18th-century England & America" 25 October 2016, 7 to 8 p.m. Fine Arts Building room 2 20, University of Alberta North Campus Anne Bissonnette, PhD Curator, Clothing and Textiles Collection, and Assistant Professor, Material Culture and Curatorship, University of Alberta

 

"Dress, Gender and Revolution in 20th-Century Morocco" February 23, 2016- 7 to 8 pm TELUS Centre, Room 150, University of Alberta North Campus Claire Nicholas, PhD Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Human Ecology, University of Alberta.

 

"Inventing the Fashion Exhibition: Ideas and Innovations, 1830-present." October 29, 2015- 7 to 8 pm TELUS Centre, Room 150, University of Alberta North Campus Julia Petrov, PhD Alberta College of Art + Design

 

‘This Hand-Sewn Life: The Modern Tale of an Eighteenth-Century Dressmaker" February 10, 2015 - 7 to 8 pm TELUS Centre, Room 150, University of Alberta North Campus Sarah Woodyard, Master of Arts Student, Department of Human Ecology, and Apprentice, The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Virginia (USA).

 

‘Contemporary Practices in Han Embroidery" October 28, 2014 - 7 to 8 pm TELUS Centre, Room 150, University of Alberta North Campus Ann Salmonson, Alumnus, Department of Human Ecology, & Collections Assistant, Western Canadian History, Royal Alberta Museum, reporting on research funded by an Undergraduate Research Initiative.

 

‘An Agreeable Occupation’: Women’s Embroidery in the British Isles Before the 18th Century February 11, 2014 - 7 to 8 pm TELUS Centre, Room 150, University of Alberta North Campus Ashley Sims, Doctoral student, History & Classics Department.

 

"The Re-Birty of Venus: Fashion and the Venus Kallipygos" October 29 2013 - 7 to 8 pm TELUS Centre, Room 150, University of Alberta North Campus Anne Bissonnette, PhD, Curator, Clothing and Textiles Collection, andAssistant Professor, Material Culture and Curatorship, University of Alberta, and Sarash Nash, Doctoral student, History & Classics Department.

 

"The Right Chemistry: Colours in Fashion 1704-1918" 12 February 2013, 7 to 8 p.m. TELUS Centre, Room 150, University of Alberta North Campus Anne Bissonnette, PhD Curator, Clothing and Textiles Collection, and Assistant Professor, Material Culture and Curatorship, University of Alberta.

 

"From Global Trade to Domestic Arts: Quilts and Quilt-Making in the North Atlantic World, c. 1500s-1900s" October 30, 2012 - 7 to 8 pm TELUS Centre, Room 150, University of Alberta North Campus Dr. Beverly Lemire Henry Marshall Tory Chair History and Classics & Human Ecology, University of Alberta Founding Director, Material Culture Institute October 30, 2012 - 7 to 8 pm TELUS Centre, Room 150, University of Alberta North Campus Dr. Beverly Lemire Henry Marshall Tory Chair History and Classics & Human Ecology, University of Alberta Founding Director, Material Culture Institute.

 

"Off with their Wigs! Traditions and Revolutions in Hairstyles 1748-1804" February 7, 2012 - 7:30 to 8:30 pm TELUS Centre, Room 150, University of Alberta North Campus Anne Bissonnette, PhD Curator, Clothing and Textiles Collection, and Assistant Professor, Material Culture and Curatorship, University of Alberta.