Conference & Seminar Papers
‘The Case of the “french vardinggale”: A Methodological Approach to Reconstructing and Understanding Ephemeral Garments’, Fashion Studies: An International Perspective, University of Technology, Sydney. 6-7 April, 2018.
‘Sewing “deform’d” fashions: Understanding Women’s Experiences & Challenging Historical Myths with Historical Dress Reproduction’, Fashioning Dress: Sewing and Skill, 1500-1850, University of Warwick, Coventry. 19 May 2017
‘“Our Countrey girles are a kin to your London Courtiers”: The Dissemination of Structural Undergarments and the Changing Hierarchy of Appearances in Seventeenth-century England’, Objects and Possessions: Material Goods in a Changing World 1200-1800, University of Southampton. 3-6 April 2017.
‘Re-shaping Appearances: Non-Elite consumption, Social Mobility and the dissemination of Structural Female Undergarments in Seventeenth-Century England’, 11th Biennial ANZAMEMS Conference: Mobility and Exchange, Victoria University of Wellington. 7-10 February 2017.
‘Shaping Silhouettes, Shaping Femininity: Constituting Femininity Through Structural Undergarments in England, 1560–1680’, Gender Worlds, 500-1800: New Perspectives, PMRG, University of Western Australia, 8 October 2016.
‘“Nothing is fashionable, till it bee deform’d”: The Artificial Body and Disputed Visions of Femininity in early Seventeenth-Century England’, Material In Formation New Research on Dress Symposium, Department of Art History & The Power Institute, University of Sydney. 19 August 2016.
‘Writing Love on the Body: The Busk and Romantic Love in Seventeenth and Eighteenth-Century England and France’, Romantic Rituals: ‘Making Love’ in Europe c. 1600-Present, ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions, University of Adelaide. 4 July 2016.
‘Sewing Deform’d Fashions: Making and Knowing with Reconstruction in Early Modern Dress History’. Addressing Absence: Sources for Exploring Dress and the Body, History on a Monday, University of Sydney. 16 May 2016.
‘Making “Deform’d” Fashions: The Merits of Reconstruction in Early Modern Dress History’, Art History & Film Studies Research Seminars, University of Sydney. 17 March 2016.
‘Imagining Farthingales: Women, the Farthingale and the Transgression of Space in England and France during the long Seventeenth Century’, Matter and Materiality in the Early Modern World, CRASSH, University of Cambridge. 12 June 2015
‘Bodies, Gender and the Politics of Clothing in Early Modern England’. ‘Early Modern Studies & Political Criticism Today: The Way Forward’ – Joint Postgraduate Conference: Kings College London & University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. 8 May, 2015. Co-authored with Giulia Mari.
‘Controlling Sex: Women’s Structural Undergarments, Sexuality and Reproduction, 1560-1690’. Social History Society Conference, University of Portsmouth. 31 March- 2 April, 2015.
‘”What use are these farthingales, If not to generate scandal?”: The farthingale, Women and sexual (in)discretion in England and France, 1550-1620’. Early modern Forum, Kings College London. 18 March 2015.
‘Supersizing Fashion and the next big thing: Rihanna and the Farthingale? The Farthingale, Power and Space in England and France, 1560-1620’. Histories Past, History’s Future, University of Sydney. 27-28th November, 2014