24th June 2013

2013 CHORD Conference

The 2013 CHORD Conference

on: ‘Retailing and the Senses: Historical Perspectives’

will take place at the Marks & Spencer Company Archive, Leeds on 5 September 2013

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

http://home.wlv.ac.uk/~in6086/2013conf.htm

9.30 – 10.00 Clare Backhouse, Courtauld Institute of Art, UK, ‘Broadside ballads, Dress and the Senses in Seventeenth-Century England’

10.00 – 10.30 Lucy A. Bailey, University of Northampton, UK, ‘An Assault on the Senses: Cultural Representations of the Victorian Village Shop’

11.00 – 11.30 Ben Highmore, Sussex University, UK, ‘Provençal Herbs and the Chicken Brick: Sensual Orchestration at the first Habitat Store’

11.30 – 12.00 Ai Hisano, University of Delaware, US, ‘The Color of Taste: Selling Food in Clear Packages in the Early-Twentieth-Century United States’

13.30 – 14.45 A Touch of Cloth

Serena Dyer, University of Warwick, UK, ‘”Discomposing the Goods”: Sensory Shopping and the Consumption of Clothing, 1750-1850’

Angela Loxham, Lancaster University, UK, ‘Clothing, Touch and Liberal Governance’

Danielle Sprecher, University of Leeds and Leeds Museums and Galleries, UK, ‘How Does It Handle? The Place of Cloth in the Marketing and Selling of Menswear in Britain, c.1945-1980’

14.45 – 15.15 Stephanie Rains, NUI Maynooth, Ireland, ‘Touch Wood: Women, Shopping and the Politics of Sitting Down’

15.45 – 16.30 Contemporary Retailing and the Senses

Amber Martin, University of Nottingham, UK, ‘Sex Shops and the Senses: The Sensory Nature of Sex Product Consumption’

Tracy Smith, Canterbury Christ Church University, UK, ‘Pleasure, Identity and the Absence of Touch: The Conflicting Characteristics of the Online and Physical Retail Environments’

16.30 – 17.00 Katy Mullin, University of Leeds, UK, ‘Victorian Shop-girls, Sexuality and the Senses’

The 2013 CHORD Conference

on: ‘Retailing and the Senses: Historical Perspectives’

will take place at the Marks & Spencer Company Archive, Leeds

on 5 September 2013

The programme, together with abstracts, registration forms and further information about the venue, can be found at:
http://home.wlv.ac.uk/~in6086/2013conf.htm

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