- US NNFIT SC.FITA.184.108.40.206.11
Part of Academic Affairs records
Includes the schedule of events, papers, and presentations delivered at the 2009 Symposium "costume<3fashion Designers, Stars, and Muses of the New York Stage" which occurred on Saturday, April 25, 2009 in partnership with the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. The symposium coincided with the Library's Exhibition "Curtain Call: Celebrating a Century of Women Designing for Live Performance." Two pamphlet from the exhibition are included in the file. Seven Graduate Students from the Department of Fashion and Textile Studies: History, Theory, Museum Practice delivered presentations. Each presenter's paper and presentation is represented. Barbara Cohen-Statyner and Jane Greenwood delivered the welcoming addresses, but their presentations are not included in the file. The names of the presenters and the title of their presentations contained in this folder are: April Calahan, "Fashion or Fiction: Tina Leser and Park Avenue;" Ashley Frankel, "Drama King: Mainbocher's Most Demanding Role;" Jaclyn Lerner, "Valentina: Designing for the Stars" (presentation only); Alexis Walker, "Three Graces of Broadway: Ina Claire, Gertrude Lawrence, and Tallulah Bankhead;" Anne Reilly, "Fashionable Follies: Lucille's Designs for Ziegfeld."