May 3, 2021

    Situating the Dressed Body in the Social World

    Dress lies at the margins of the body and marks the boundary between self and other, individual and society. This…
    May 1, 2021

    Fashion, Identification and Emergent Socialites

    According to Maffesoli (1988, 1991, 1996), we are currently witnessing a resurgence of basic forms of community, a move away…
    April 30, 2021

    Manliness, Modernity and the Shaping of Male Clothing

    At the turn of the nineteenth century writers in the trade press for the men’s garment industries found themselves caught…
    April 29, 2021

    Changing Educational Landscapes

    Landscapes change. Virgin forests are cut down and turned into wheat fields and pasturelands; contaminated swamps are drained to become…
    April 29, 2021

    Embodying the Single Girl in the 1960s

    The dominant position in feminist studies exemplified by scholars such as Susan Bordo (1997) claims that consumer culture oppresses women…
    April 28, 2021

    The Question of This Modern European Symposium and the Comparative-Historical Approach

    The contemporary question that I shall discuss at this symposium may be articulated simply as follows: “What education, knowledge and…
    April 27, 2021

    The Educational Culture of the Athenians

    If one were to apply modernist terminology, one would say that education in ancient Athens, but for certain extenuating circumstances,…
    April 27, 2021

    Nuclear Power Fundamentals

    In order to better understand the process involved in producing electrical power by nuclear fission plants, we should review some…
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