STYLE AND THE CITY: Urban Theorist Elizabeth Wilson on Fashion, Women, and Modernity

By Ryan Moore Ryan Moore is an associate professor of sociology at Florida Atlantic University and the author of Sells Like Teen Spirit: Music, Youth Culture, and Social Crisis. You can find more of his work at maxthemarxist.blogspot.com. For women all over the world, urban life presents a dialectic of possibilities that includes both exploitation and liberation. Cities engulf everyone in their impersonal and unforgiving … Continue reading STYLE AND THE CITY: Urban Theorist Elizabeth Wilson on Fashion, Women, and Modernity

Ten Questions with Caroline Biggs

{This month features Urban Theorist/Feminist/Fashion Socio-Historian Extraordinaire Elizabeth Wilson. Author of dozens of books and countless articles, she has earned quite the international following for her groundbreaking scholarship on fashion, urbanity, and modernity—and the lifelong devotion of at least one budding academic-fashionist. <3} Describe yourself in one word. Energetic  To date, what do you consider your greatest accomplishment? Bringing up a daughter.  What or whom … Continue reading Ten Questions with Caroline Biggs