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Postmodern Influences on Women’s Political Weaponization of Personal Style in the United States, 1960-1980

Semester: Spring 2024

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This paper argues that due to the popularization of postmodern thought and practice in the 1960s, social agitators involved in calls for women's liberation and other political aims routinely utilized the signatory nature of fashion to challenge longstanding hierarchical institutions and ideologies that perpetuated oppressive relationships among men and women in American society.

Presenter Name: Krystan Morrison

Presentation Type: Oral
Presentation Format: In Person
College: Humanities
School / Department: History
Research Mentor: Brandon Render
Date | Time: Tuesday, Apr 9th | 1:00 PM
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Union Parlor A