January 29th, 2016, Intimacies, Critical Consumption and Diverse Economies (Strathclyde)

Intimacies, Critical Consumption and Diverse Economies, Friday, 29th January 2016, 12pm to 5pm: University of Strathclyde (Room Graham Hill Building 208J) (map)


12.15:  Intimacies, Critical Consumption and Diverse Economies, Emma Casey, Kingston University and Yvette Taylor, University of Strathclyde

Panel 1: 12.30 – 2:00: ‘Family Things’: Shifting Sites of Intimate Consumption

  • Sian Lincoln  – ‘My Bedroom is Me’: Young people, Private Space and the Family Home
  • Julie Seymour  – The Transgressive Potential of Families in Commercial Homes
  • Sarah Wilson  – Belonging in Difficult (Post)Family Circumstances: Emotions, Intimacies and Consumption

Panel 2: 2.15 – 3.45: Expanding the Field: (Re)Fashioning Consumption

  • Emma Waight – Buying for Baby: How Middle-Class Mothers Negotiate Risk with Second-Hand Goods
  • Katherine Appleford  – ‘You’re not Going Out Dressed Like That!’: Lessons in Fashion, Consumption, Taste and Class
  • C. Laura Lovin  – Interconnectivities and Material Agencies: Consumption, Fashion, and Intimacy in Zhu Tianwen’s ‘Fin de Siècle Splendor’

Critics: Churnjeet Mahn, University of Strathclyde
Closing Comments: Yvette Taylor and Emma Casey

For further information please contact Yvette Taylor yvette.taylor@strath.ac.uk

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