Juried Paper Presentations

  • St. Paul, Minnesota, September 2015
    Joanne Eicher Symposium II (Minnesota University). Fashion, Sex, and Power
    “A Private Sphere: Costume and Identity in Alice Austen’s Self-Portraits.”
    A paper on Staten Island photographer Alice Austen.
  • New Orleans, Louisiana April 2015
    Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Symposium. Fashion, Style, Appearance, Consumption & Design “A Private Sphere: Costume and Identity in Alice Austen’s Self-Portraits.”
    Winner of the Michael Schoenecke Travel Award.
  • Baltimore, Maryland, May 2014.
    Costume Society of America 40th Annual Symposium
    “Dressing the Self-Portrait: The Public and Private Alice Austen.”
  • Las Vegas, Nevada, May 2013.
    Costume Society of America 39th Annual Symposium
    “What’s Under Your Pareo? Unraveling the History of Gottex Beachwear.”
  • New York, NY, May 2013
    Challenge & Change: Fashion in the Industrial Age , Symposium (Fashion Institute of Technology)
    “Downtown, Uptown: From the Dry Goods Store to the Palace of Consumption.”
  • London, UK, June 2012.
    Women in Magazines: Research, Representation, Production and Consumption, Symposium (Kingston University)
    “The Reign of the Lingerie Dress, 1900-1910.”
    An Oral presentation which showed the use of periodicals as primary source material for dating historical costume.

Invited Guest Lectures

  • New York, September 2015.
    New York University, Costume Studies MA program
    “Behind the Scenes: Independently Curating Fashion``
  • New York, February 2015
    Columbia University, Israel Studies Department
    “Fashion in the Melting Pot: Israeli Fashion, Past and Present``
  • New York, February 2015.
    CUNY Graduate Center, Fashion Studies MA program
    “New York, Fashion Capital” Seminar
    ``Gilded Age America Fashion in Alice Austen’s Photographs.”
  • 2014
    JCC Manhattan
    Moderator. ``Israeli Fashion Then & Now``,a panel discussion. New York, May 2015.
  • 2014
    JCC Manhattan
    ``What’s Under Your Pareo? The making of the exhibition``. New York, May 2015.