Friday November 1 and Saturday November 2, LIM will host the Fashion: Now and Then conference. Current MAFS student, Noel Yeong-An Liao (MAFS ’20), and several MAFS alum will be presenting.
FASHION: NOW & THEN
LIM College, Maxwell Hall
216 East 45th Street, New York, NY 10017
November 1 – 2, 2019
The Adrian G. Marcuse Library at LIM College is hosting the ninth annual Fashion: Now & Then Conference, a two-day conference in which participants will discuss the past, present, and future uses of fashion information as it relates to identity. Participants will be drawn from libraries, archives, academic institutions, publishers, collectors, museums, and the fashion industry to represent a full range of expertise.
Presentations will examine both the current and evolving relationship between fashion and identity. Scheduled topics include: Fiona Diffenbacher (MAFS ’19) Enclothed Transcendence, Mahsa Goodarzi (MAFS ’19) Uncharted Waters of Fashion: The Case of Iranian stylists, Noel Yeong-An Liao (MAFS ’20) Patching up Identity: Boro Fashion in Japan and Emilia Boulton (MAFS ’19) Material Translations: Re-Designing British Workwear in Japan. Go to the conference website for a full schedule of events and discounted rates for students.