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CDMC Conversation Series: Annette Becker

February 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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CDMC Conversation Series:
Annette Becker
February 10, 2021. 12PM CT.

 

Image of a woman wearing a black dress standing among rows of hung clothing smiling over her shoulder.Annette Becker is a fashion historian and arts educator whose work focuses on accessible material culture studies. She currently serves as the director of the Texas Fashion Collection (TFC), which is part of the University of North Texas’s College of Visual Arts & Design. In that role, Becker stewards a collection of nearly 20,000 historic and designer garments and accessories spanning over 250 years of fashion history.

Becker was in conversation with Tania Kolarik, a PhD Candidate in Art History at UW-Madison, and discussed the ways the TFC engages design and material culture research before she gave a brief tour of the collection storage space.

Event was free and open to the public thanks to the support of The Anonymous Fund.


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Woman in a white shirt and glasses sits at a table in front of medieval manuscripts and smiles at camera
Tania Kolarik at the Vagantes Conference on Medieval Studies, March 2019

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Date:
February 10
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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https://mediaspace.wisc.edu/media/CDMC+Conversation+SeriesA+Annette+Becker/1_96anr2w4

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Center for Design and Material Culture
Phone:
608-262-1162
Email:
cdmc@sohe.wisc.edu
Website:
https://cdmc.wisc.edu/