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Can Fashion End Toxic Masculinity?

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at 12:20pm to 1:10pm

Human Ecology Building (HEB), T01
42.4505,-76.4786

Although fashion has been conventionally associated with women and femininity, it is a vital way in which we learn about masculinity and that men use to enact gender. Drawing from his forthcoming book Refashioning Masculinity: Men and Fashion in the Digital Age (University of Chicago Press), Ben will explore how fashion as an industry, a trend and an everyday social practice resists and transforms dominant ideas and ideals about masculinity. He will question whether current movements in men’s fashion are systemically or stylistically refashioning the gender order.

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Event Type

Seminar

Departments

Human Ecology Fiber Science and Apparel Design [DO NOT USE deprecated 1/23/23]

Contact E-Mail

ks247@cornell.edu

Contact Name

Karen Steffy

Contact Phone

6072558605

Speaker

Prof. Ben Barry

Speaker Affiliation

Ryerson University

Disability Access Information

https://www.human.cornell.edu/fsad

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