UPCOMING PUBLIC LECTURES
'Reading Fashion in Art at the DeYoung Museum,' DeYoung Museum, San Francisco, 23 January 2023.
Tickets available for purchase on Eventbrite
Podcasts and YouTube Videos
Podcast Episode of DRESSED about Dressing & Undressing Duchamp
Reading Renoir with The Dress Detective
Introduction to Reading Fashion in Art
Reading Fashion in Art: The Slow Approach to Seeing
Reading Fashion in Art: Artists and Wardrobes
'Behind the Seams at the Textile Museum of Canada with The Dress Detective,' Textile Museum of Canada, Toronto, 3 December 2022.
'Reading Renoir with The Dress Detective,' The Courtauld and Ulster Museum, UK, 15 May 2021.
'Behind the Seams,' Modemuseum Hasselt, Belgium, 29 April 2021.
Drawing as a Creative Approach to Studying Dress Artifacts: A Conversation with Dr. Sarah Casey for Costume Society UK, 12 April 2021.
'Reading Fashion in Art,' Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, USA, 30 March 2021.
'Drawing with The Dress Detective,' Textile Museum of Canada, Toronto, Canada, 13 February 2021
'Negotiating Femininity and Artistic Accomplishments in the 19th Century,' 19th Century Dress Historians, London, UK, 31 January 2021.
'Drawing as a Creative Approach to Dress and Art History,' Sartorial Society, London, UK, 1 October 2020.
"Reading Fashion in Art" Book Launch Event, Modern Literature and Culture Centre, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada. 17 September 2020.
'Boys in Dresses and Fashions of the Victorian Age.' Ryerson Image Centre, Toronto, Canada. 21 November 2019.
'Louise Dahl-Wolfe and Dior.' Fashion and Textile Museum, London, UK, 7 December 2017.
'Unfurling the Baroque in Museum Exhibitions of Fashion.' Bavarian National Museum, Munich, Germany, 14 March 2017.
"1920s Fashion and Music,' Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Toronto, Canada. 2 November 2016.
'The Slow Approach to Seeing." Society of Antiquaries, London, UK. 17 March 2016.
'The Re-Collection of the Ryerson Fashion Research Collection and The Writing of The Dress Detective,"'
London College of Fashion, London, UK, 16 March 2016.
'Violetta and The Countess di Castiglione,' Canadian Opera Company, Toronto, Canada. November 2015.
'The Social History of Dress in the 19th Century,; Ontario Genealogical Society, Toronto Public Library, February 2014 and February 2016
'The Complex Relationship between Fashion and Art,' Women’s Art Association of Canada, Toronto. October 2013.
“Becoming Modern: The Drawings of Kathleen Munn and Amice Calverly,” Canadian Women Artists History Initiative, Toronto, 29-30 September 2021
'Drawing as an Interdisciplinary Research Method,' Mediating Drawing Panel, College Art Association, Chicago, USA February 2020
'Unpacking the Library,' On the Properties of Things, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada. October 2018.
'The Curators Toolbox: Drawing and The Slow Approach to Seeing.' Cloth Cultures: The Legacy of Dorothy Burnham,
Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Canada, November 2017.
CSA Scholars Roundtable - 'Technology: Friend or Foe?' CSA National Conference, Ohio, USA, May 2016.
CSA Scholars Roundtable - 'Everyone Their Own Curator: Professionalism and Authority in the Digital Age.'
Costume Society of America National Conference, Ohio, USA, May 2016.
'The Dress Detective: Revealing identity through A Slow Approach to Seeing.' Costume Society of America National Conference, Ohio, USA, May 2016.
'The Re-collection of the Ryerson Fashion Research Collection,' ICOM Costume Committee Conference, September 2015, Toronto, Canada.
'Fashion and Art in the Context of the Museum,' Association of Art Historians, July 2015. University of York, United Kingdom.
'Engaging Students with Objects: Preliminary Experiments in Reviving a Dormant Fashion Research Collection,'
International Textiles and Apparel Association, October 2013, New Orleans, USA.
'Memories of a Dress,' CSA Mid-west Conference, September 2013, Chicago, USA.
'Decentralizing the Museum,' Discursive Spaces Conference, June 2013, AGO, Toronto, Canada.
'Blogging and Baudelaire,' Fashion Tales, June 2012, Milan, Italy.
'Ruth Dukas, Canadian Fashion Designer of Evening Wear,' Convergence Interdisciplinary Conference,
Ryerson University, November 2011, Toronto, Canada.
'When Does Fashion Become Art?' Keynote Address for CSA Mid-west Conference, October 2011, Ohio, USA.