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Panel Discussion: History, Fashion, and Feminism

Event information

September 9, 2021
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Location
Online
Cost:
Free for members; $10 non-members, $5 students; advance registration required.
Description:
The Sporting Fashion exhibition explores how clothing evolved—sometimes too slowly—to meet the needs of women and their increasingly daring outdoor, fitness, and wellness pursuits. Join us as we look more closely at the progression, growth, and speed of women’s and human rights movements, exploring equality, accessibility, and activism. Learn about the panelists below.
Panel Discussion: History, Fashion, and Feminism

About the Panelists

Demeatria Bocella, Moderator, Founder of FashionAFRICANA

Kiya Tomlin, Designer, Founder of Kiya Tomlin clothing line

Jesse Ramey, Associate Professor of Gender Studies, Chatham University

Jaime Shultz, Professor of Kinesiology, Penn State & author of Qualifying Times: Points of Change in US Women’s Sports


Above: Motorcycling ensemble, 1930s. Photo: Brian Sanderson © FIDM Museum. Courtesy American Federation of Arts.
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