NICE JEWISH GIRLS

Jewish Women Through Fashion

Nice Jewish Girls

Jewish Women Through Fashion

A unique exploration of Jewish female identity through the lens of fashion, with Professor Carolyn Mair and poet and activist Leah Thorn.

In conversation, Carolyn and Leah will discuss issues of fashion and clothing that have impacted them as Jewish women, including assimilation and upward mobility and the imperative to dress modestly.

Leah will show a short film about her poetry and fashion project ‘Older Women Rock!’ and ‘Older Women Rock!’ poetic/clothing and jewellery will be on display. Carolyn will discuss how psychology enables us to understand fashion as an expression of identity and how fashion as communication is problematic.

Quick Info

  • Wednesday 16 January 2019, 7pm-8:30pm
  • Course readings provided in class

Session Fee : Donation’s invited (suggested £15) proceeds to Jewish Women’s Aid

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Professor Carolyn Mair

Professor Carolyn Mair

Professor Carolyn Mair, Founder of Psychology for Fashion, is a Chartered Psychologist and Fellow of the […]

Leah Thorn

Leah Thorn

Leah Thorn is a spoken word poet, activist and lecturer, published through performance, film and […]

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