CALL FOR PAPERS: ‘Knitting, Stitching and Gender’

Seminar: ‘Knitting and Stitching’ Faculty of Arts: GITH (Gender in the Humanities Research Group)

17th October 2012

Keynote speaker: Claudia Eckert from Design in the Technology Faculty and her title is ‘Knitwear Design as a Process in a Global Industry’.

GITH (Gender in the Humanities Research Group) celebrates its re-launch on Wednesday, 17 October with a half day Interdisciplinary research seminar exploring the themes of knitting and stitching as forms of social, cultural, aesthetic and historical practice/s.

We invite anyone from across Arts disciplines who would like to offer a short paper to contact one of us with their suggested topic. Papers should be around 10 minutes long and can explore any aspect of knitting, stitching and gender from any disciplinary background.

Led by Helen King, Anne Laurence and Gill Perry of The Open University.

Please email Shirley Parsons (S.A.Parsons) if you would like to offer a paper/attend the seminar.

For more information about the Gender in Humanities group see: http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/gender-in-humanities/index.shtml

Photo from: http://www.trendhunter.com/photos/31326

(Please note: seminar date changed from 1st to 17th October.)

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