Program

Program

 

Thursday, June 7th

 

9.00-10.00
Registration

10.00-11.30
Plenary session
Valerie Steele (The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, USA): Is Fashion Art?
Chair: Laura Bovone (ModaCult, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan, Italy)
Discussants: Paolo Volonté (Politecnico di Milano, Italy) and Sanda Miller (Southampton Solent University, UK)

 

 

11.45-13.30
Plenary session
Stefano Boeri  (Councillor for Culture, Fashion, Design, Municipality of Milan): Moda come cultura a Milano. Nuovi progetti (translation services available)
Chair: Emanuela Mora (ModaCult, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan, Italy)

Participants: 
Carlo Antonelli, Director of Wired Italia; Elisabetta Berla, Founding Partner of Between Research and external fashion consultant for the Municipality of Milan; Paola Bertola, Professor of Industrial Design (Politecnico di Milano) and Director of Master in Brand & Product Management at MFI; Antonio Calbi, Director of the Entertainment, Fashion and Design sector (Municipality of Milan); Carlo Capasa, CEO Costume National; Kean Etro, Etro S.p.A.; Vittorio Linfante, Lecturer (Politecnico di Milano) and communications consultant Marni Group; Michele Lupi, Director of Rolling Stone Italia; Pierluigi Sacco, Professor of Cultural Economics (IULM); Franca Sozzani, Director of Vogue Italia; Salvo Testa, Director of post-graduate programs in Fashion (Università Bocconi) and Executive Director of MFI.

 

 

14.30-16.00
Parallel sessions

16.00-16.30
Coffee break

16.30-18.00
Parallel sessions

18.15-19.45
Parallel sessions

20.30
Conference dinner

 

 


Friday, June 8
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9.00-10.00
Plenary session
Peter McNeil (University of Technology, Sydney, Australia, and Stockholm University, Sweden): ‘Post-colonial’ Fashion Tales: Easton Pearson (Australia)
Chair: Wendy Griswold (Northwestern University, USA)
Discussants: Djurdja Bartlett (London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London, UK) and Nicoletta Giusti (Università di Bologna, Italy)

10.00-10.15
Coffee break

 

 

10.15-12.00
Plenary session:
Sophie Woodward (University of Manchester, UK): The Matter of the Story: Intersecting Narratives in Clothing
Carol Garcia (Anhembi Morumbi University, São Paulo, Brazil): What’s up in the Tropics: Brazil as a Leading Fashion Research Environment in Latin America
Chair: Simona Segre Reinach (Università di Bologna, Italy)
Discussants: Lucia Ruggerone (Università della Valle d’Aosta, Italy) and Enrico Cietta (Diomedea, Milano, Italy)

12.00-13.30
Parallel sessions

14.30-16.00
Parallel sessions

16.00-19.30
Optional Social Program (Tour "City Center" and Tour "Fashion Quadrilateral")

 

 

19.30
Friday Night Reception at Palazzo Morando (invitation only)


Saturday, June 9th

9.00-10.30
Parallel sessions

10.30-11.00
Coffee break

11.00-12.30
Plenary session
Chris Breward (Edinburgh College of Art and University of Edinburgh, UK): Music, Image, Fashion – David Bowie and the Politics of Style
Chair: Maria Luisa Frisa (Università IUAV, Venezia, Italy)
Discussants: Giselinde Kuipers (University of Amsterdam and Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands) and Emanuela Mora (ModaCult, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan, Italy)

12.30-13.00
Conclusions

14.00-20.00
Optional Social Program (Tour "Serravalle Designer Outlet")


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