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Wednesday, March 8 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Guest Scholar Dr. Soley-Beltran - Divine! Imaging Gender in Fashion Advertising

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Join the Faculty of Arts as we welcome guest scholar Dr. Patricia Soley-Beltran to IDays. Dr. Soley-Beltran will be presenting on Gender images in Fashion Advertising.  

An insider within a closed industry, this talk brings together the personal, the academic and the political to analyse fashion models as cultural icons. Combining thoroughness with humour, the model is exposed as a disposable goddess, a sort of lay trinity manifesting itself as a standard for female imitation, as an object for males’ desire and power display, and as a vessel for cultural ideals reigning over all. The rules encrypted in our daily images are decoded to expose commonplaces related to ethics and aesthetics, norms and transgression, body and knowledge, love, sexuality and affect. 

Seating is limited and on a first come first served basis. (Approx. 300 seats available)   


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Dr. Patricia Soley-Beltran

Patrícia Soley-Beltran holds a PhD in Sociology of Gender (University of Edinburgh) and an MA in Cultural History (University of Aberdeen). She has been awarded with the 43rd Anagrama Essay Prize for her book ¡Divinas! Modelos, poder y mentiras (Anagrama, Barcelona 2015), the I María Luz Morales Prize for Gender aware Journalism for the paper “Política eres tú” (El País Semanal, Especial... Read More →



Wednesday March 8, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Irving K Barber Centre House of Learning

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