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Textile Society Of America Newsletter 21:2 — Spring/Summer 2009, Textile Society Of America Apr 2009

Textile Society Of America Newsletter 21:2 — Spring/Summer 2009, Textile Society Of America

Textile Society of America Newsletters

Symposium 2010: Exhibition Preview, Part 1
Textiles and Settlement: From Plains Space to Cyber Space, 12th TSA Biennial Symposium, Lincoln, Nebraska, October 6-9, 2010: Call for Papers
From the President
TSA News
TSA Member News
Collections News
In Memoriam: Mildred Constantine, 1913-2009
Remembering Peter Collingwood
Featured Collection: The Tilleke & Gibbins Textile Collections
Book Reviews
Exhibition Reviews
Exhibitions: United States, International, Virtual
Lectures, Workshops, Tours
Conferences and Symposia
Call for Papers


Textile Society Of America Newsletter 21:1 — Winter 2009, Textile Society Of America Jan 2009

Textile Society Of America Newsletter 21:1 — Winter 2009, Textile Society Of America

Textile Society of America Newsletters

The Woven Word: Sasigyo
Stephen Beal Receives 2008 Lillian Elliott Award at TSA Symposium
From the President: Symposium Thanks, 2010 Symposium, Board Concerns, Study Tours, The Next Two Years
TSA News: TSA Board Committees 2008-2010, First Founding Presidents Awardee, Students/New Professional Awardees, Shep Award Nominations Sought, TSA Study Tour 2009: Uzbekistan, Publications Initiative Summary
TSA Member News
In Memoriam: Fran Reed, 1943-2008; Peter Collingwood, 1922-2008
Call for Papers
2008 Symposium Reviews
Collections News
Featured Collection: New Costume and Textiles Facilities at Philadelphia Museum of Art
Exhibition Reviews
Book Reviews
Calendar—Exhibitions
Calendar—Lectures, Workshops, Tours
Conferences & Symposia
TSA 12th ...


Iowa State University Fashion Show: Why Do They Attend?, Sara Marcketti, Yi-Tung Lo, Natalie S. Gendle Jan 2009

Iowa State University Fashion Show: Why Do They Attend?, Sara Marcketti, Yi-Tung Lo, Natalie S. Gendle

Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Publications

The popularity of the Peabody award-winning television show Project Runway has sparked public interest in and awareness of the fashion industry ("Project runway," 2009). Coupled with increasing enrollment in textiles and clothing programs (Arthur, O'Neal, Jordan, Kadolph, & Johnson, 2003) and sold out events, man colleges and universities have witnessed enhanced interest in student fashion shows.


Creative Problem-Solving Exercises And Training In Fcs, Sara Marcketti, Elena E. Karpova, Jessica Barker Jan 2009

Creative Problem-Solving Exercises And Training In Fcs, Sara Marcketti, Elena E. Karpova, Jessica Barker

Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Publications

Creative problem-solving has been linked to successful adjustment to the demands of daily life (Chen & Kaufmann, 2008). The ability to recognize problems as opportunities can be an essential skill when dealing with uncertainty and adapting to continuous changes, both in personal and professional lives. Family and consumer sciences (FCS) professionals should strive to prepare students to live, work and be successful in the increasingly turbulent global world. The purpose of this article is to share our successes in helping students develop these essential skills through implementing creative problem-solving exercises and training in the FCS classroom.


Enriching Inclusive Learning: African Americans In Historic Costume, Ashley Ratute, Sara Marcketti Jan 2009

Enriching Inclusive Learning: African Americans In Historic Costume, Ashley Ratute, Sara Marcketti

Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Publications

Educating students to embrace diversity and value all people is a core value of educators in family and consumer sciences (FCS). For instructors in FCS, integrating the contributions of African Americans--particularly in textiles and clothing--can be an inclusive learning opportunity. The authors compiled resources on African Americans and historic clothing by examining research published in books and articles indexed in JSTOR and "America: History and Life". From these resources, themes emerged including slavery (particularly in 19th century), cultural traditions, entrepreneurs and designers, beauty and self-image, and headwear and hair. Using these themes, instructors might integrate the many contributions of African ...


Representations Of The Antonine Empresses On The Nymphaeum In Olympia, Rachel Meyers Jan 2009

Representations Of The Antonine Empresses On The Nymphaeum In Olympia, Rachel Meyers

World Languages and Cultures Publications

Although sculpted portraits often receive more scholarly attention than the statue bodies they were set into, the different types of statue bodies can reveal more information about the portrait statue as a whole. This paper examines the Nymphaeum in Olympia, a monument which originally included an impressive array of statues of the imperial family as well as the family of its commissioner, Herodes Atticus. By analyzing the statue type of each individual represented, I show that, although the male members of the imperial family may be easily distinguished from those of Herodes’ family according to the type of clothing worn ...