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SSHRC Awarded IG 2019: Our four-year study explores how disabled men with diverse impairments and subject positions experience and enact masculinity through fashion. We use fashion as a research context and an arts-based method to generate new understandings of masculinity and disability. Our...
Documentation and analysis of the clothing worn by non-native men in the Canadian arctic prior to 1920, with an emphasis on footwearDownload
Masters thesis. Written and visual documentary sources and surviving footwear artifacts were examined to establish (1) strengths and weaknesses inherent in the use of these types of documentary evidence and (2) clothing practices of British, American and Canadian men in the Canadian arctic from...
Dressing is an activity taken for granted until a person’s balance and synchronized movements are impaired due to illness, injury, disease, or surgery. This study conceptualized and operationalized the clothing taskscape (CT)—selecting, shopping, dressing, toileting, eating, exercising, sleeping,...
This thesis seeks to answer the question: “how can the act of hand sewing enable us to contextualize the cap Martha Washington wears in The Washington Family Portrait?” The project reconsiders a style of cap Mrs. Washington wears in the Edward Savage portrait The Washington Family in the...