Photographs and audio are now available from the February 26, 2015 event “Makers and Markets: Drivers of Fashion in Chinese History.” The event featured a lecture by BuYun Chen, Assistant Professor of History at Swarthmore College and Rachel Silberstein, Lecturer at the Rhode Island School of Design. Their presentation was moderated by Dorothy Ko, Professor of History at Barnard College and faculty member of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute. The event, co-sponsored by the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, is part of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute’s Museums & Material Culture: East Asia lecture series.
During the event the three panelists held a captivating discussion about the development of Chinese fashion and its economic, social, and technological history.
The Museums & Material Culture: East Asia lecture series aims to engage New York-based museums, galleries, and art institutions and their key players, experts, and artists in conversation about a variety of issues and topics, from museum anthropology to collecting and selling art. The final lecture in this series is on Tibetan material culture and will be held on April 30, 2015.
For audio of the event on iTunes, please click here.