workshop ‘Retailing, Shopping and Gender: Historical Approaches’ 15 mai

The CHORD workshop

on: ‘Retailing, Shopping and Gender: Historical Approaches’

will take place at the University of Wolverhampton

on 15 May 2013

The programme, together with abstracts and further information about the venue, can be found at:

The programme includes:

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

Justin Bengry, McGill University, Canada and Birkbeck, University of London, ‘What has happened to the nation’s manhood?’: John Stephen’s Queer Retail Strategies, 1956-66

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

Susan Haight, Carleton University, Canada, Advertising the Department Store ‘From a Woman’s Standpoint’: Edith Macdonald and the T. Eaton Company

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

Cheryl Roberts, University of Brighton and Middlesex University, A Price for Fashion? A Young Working Class Woman’s Wardrobe in 1930s London

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

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

The workshop will take place in Room MH110, Wolverhampton City Campus, Wolverhampton.

The fee is £16.

For further information and to register, please see the workshop web-pages, at:

Or contact Laura Ugolini, at:

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CHORD web-pages:

Dr Laura Ugolini
Reader in History

School of Law, Social Sciences and Communications
MC Building
University of Wolverhampton

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