New Perspectives on Material Culture

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Center for Design & Material Culture
@ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Friday, April 28 2023 | 10:00 AM CST
Online via Zoom


Join us on Friday, April 28 at 10am-11:30am CST for a conversation on “New Perspectives on Material Culture” with interdisciplinary Material Culture scholars from the Center for Design and Material Culture at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the Centre for Material Cultures and Materialities at the University of Birmingham.

Marcus Cederström, Folklore Curator, Lecturer (UW–Madison)
Ben Jackson, Teaching Fellow in Early Modern History (U of Birmingham)
Yuhang Li, Associate Professor of Chinese Art (UW–Madison)
Marina Moskowitz, Lynn and Gary Mecklenburg Chair in Textiles, Material Culture, & Design, Professor (UW–Madison)
Sophie Pitman, Pleasant Rowland Textile Specialist and Research Director (UW–Madison)
William Purkis, Reader in Medieval History, Head of School of History and Cultures (U of Birmingham

This event is co-sponsored with the Centre for Material Cultures and Materialities.

Above Image: Sample Print, 1935-43, USA, linen, 17 x 17 in. Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection, P.D.US.0521d

printed image on a piece of textile of a geomentric chicken in orange, green, and yellow