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Exhibition and Symposium Report “A Queer History of Fashion: From the Closet to the Catwalk”
Exhibition and Symposium Report “A Queer History of Fashion: From the Closet to the Catwalk”

​Curated by Dr Valerie Steele, director and chief curator, and Fred Dennis, senior curator of costume, “A Queer History of Fashion: From the Closet to the Catwalk” opened at the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology (MFIT)...

12 December 2013 -

Reports
Going Face to Face: The Making of Goaltender Masks in North American Professional Ice Hockey, 1959-1991
Going Face to Face: The Making of Goaltender Masks in North American Professional Ice Hockey, 1959-1991

Andrea Tam summarises her winning submission for this years DHS Postgraduate Student Essay Prize.

1 December 2013 -

Features
A Tale of Two Houses: Jamaica 2013
A Tale of Two Houses: Jamaica 2013

My research trip took place from June to August of this year, as part of a multifaceted and ongoing body of work. Jamaica is a tiny island with a large global reputation, but its design output has hitherto been less widely recognised

1 November 2013 -

Reports
DHS Annual Conference report: Student Bursary Winners

Summaries of papers given at the 2013 conference by DHS bursary winners

1 October 2013 -

Reports
The 2013 Design History Society Annual Conference Report

The 2013 Design History Society Annual Conference, Towards Global Histories of Design: Postcolonial Perspectives (5-8th September, 2013), was convened by Tanishka Kachru and Suchitra Balasubramanian at the National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad, India...

30 September 2013 -

Reports
Sport Cartoons as Political Critique in Contemporary India
Sport Cartoons as Political Critique in Contemporary India

​As a widely followed cultural activity, sport has been a significant component of political cartoons. Sporting images are commonly applied to cartoons related to elections since both sport and politics are envisaged as figurative battles...

15 September 2013 -

Reports
Review: Design History Society Annual Teaching and Learning Workshop, 2013: Archives and Collections Organised by Torunn Kjolberg outgoing DHS Trustee, Teaching and Learning Officer
Review: Design History Society Annual Teaching and Learning Workshop, 2013: Archives and Collections Organised by Torunn Kjolberg outgoing DHS Trustee, Teaching and Learning Officer

​Delegates gathered for the first time in the new Design History Society office space at Cowcross Street in London’s bustling Farringdon for the Annual Teaching and Learning Workshop this year,with a focus on archives and collections...

28 August 2013 -

Reports
Review of Modernist Studies Association, 15th Annual Conference: Everydayness and the Event University of Sussex, August 29-September 1, 2013
Review of Modernist Studies Association, 15th Annual Conference: Everydayness and the Event University of Sussex, August 29-September 1, 2013

​The Modernists Studies Association with its headquarters in Baltimore organises grand international conferences that each year gathers researchers, academics and students exploring the subject of modernity...

1 August 2013 -

Reviews

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