Sökning: "Evans Professor"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 28 avhandlingar innehållade orden Evans Professor.

  1. 1. Stoutwear and the Discourses of Disorder : Constructing the Fat, Female Body in American Fashion in the Age of Standardization, 1915-1930

    Författare :Lauren Downing Peters; Klas Nyberg; Caroline Evans; Hazel Clark; Andrea Kollnitz; Reina Lewis; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; American history; consumer culture; cultural history; design; discourse; dress history; fashion; fashion history; fashion magazines; fat; identity; Michel Foucault; modernism; modernity; plus-size; self-fashioning; technology; the body; women; modevetenskap; Fashion Studies;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation examines how fashion media discourses created the conditions through which the fat, female body was both known and constructed within the context of the early large-size garment industry in the United States, or what between the years 1915 and 1930 was known as “stoutwear.” Drawing on a wide array of media sources, including women’s and fashion magazines, trade journals, catalogs and style guides, and employing Michel Foucault’s archaeological method, the dissertation examines the productive nature of fashion discourse in the construction and constitution of the fleshy body, or how the discourses of stoutwear brought order to the disorderly, fat, female body. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Work Transitions as Biographical Learning : Exploring the Dynamics of Job Loss

    Författare :Anders Hallqvist; Per-Erik Ellström; Lars-Christer Hydén; Karen Evans; Linköpings universitet; []
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    Sammanfattning : In recent years, researchers have pointed out that individuals understand their lives to a great extent through narratives and narration. In the field of adult education this idea has been taken up for instance in the concept of biographical learning. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Swedish Fashion 1930–1960 : Rethinking the Swedish Textile and Clothing Industry

    Författare :Ulrika Kyaga; Klas Nyberg; Caroline Evans; Marie Riegels Melchior; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; fashion production; fashion history; Swedish fashion; textile and clothing industry; clothing production; symbolic production; national fashion; field of fashion; Swedish fashion identity; modevetenskap; Fashion Studies;

    Sammanfattning : The aim of this thesis is to explore the development of Swedish fashion between 1930 and 1960 by examining the textile and clothing industry from the wider perspective of fashion production. It was during this period that Sweden was transformed into a leading industrial nation, which laid the foundation for increased prosperity in the post-war period. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Enhancing UV-protection of clear coated wood by utilizing reactive UV-absorber and epoxyfunctionalized soybean oil

    Författare :Sara Olsson; Mats KG Johansson; Emma Östmark; Mats Westin; Philip Evans; Minna Hakkarainen; Peter Weissenborn; KTH; []
    Nyckelord :NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; UV-protaction; wood; clear coating; UV absorber; epoxy functionalized soybean oil; grafting;

    Sammanfattning : This work presents the development of a new pretreatment for clear coated wood, that aims to increase the photoprotection of exterior wood products, and at the same time make the system more environmentally friendly. The pretreatment comprises the reactive UV absorber 2-hydroxy-4(2,3-epoxy­propoxy)-benzophenone (HEPBP), which has a primary epoxy group that can be covalently attached to the hydroxyl groups of the wood substrate. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Fashion Remains : The Epistemic Potential of Fashion Ephemera

    Författare :Marco Pecorari; Margaretha Professor; Evans Professor; Esther Leslie; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; fashion; ephemera; archive; epistemology; materiality; modevetenskap; Fashion Studies;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation investigates fashion ephemera as objects of knowledge. By focusing on a category of fashion ephemera (invitations, catalogues and press releases) created by contemporary ready-to-wear fashion designers, this study moves beyond the canonical idea that fashion exclusively endures in the form of garments or other wearable objects, while shedding light on an overlooked category of fashion objects. LÄS MER