Newsletter 2014 Fall

Letter from the President

Posted on December 15, 2014

Dear Members and Friends, As we move through the fall season, I recall the energy present at our recent Symposium and the strong sense of fellowship and community. This opportunity to share knowledge and the creative process brings a renewed sense of purpose to our mission; to continue to advance the field of textile studies, […]

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Upcoming Conferences & Symposia

Posted on December 10, 2014

 New York Material in Motion, 10th biennial North American Textile Conservation Conference (NATCC), New York, NY. Nov. 16-20, 2015 The tenth biennial NATCC will be held in New York City and will focus on the theme of “Material in Motion.” Topics include, but are not limited to, technical analyses and descriptions, scientific and historical research, […]

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Member Workshops and Lectures

Posted on December 10, 2014

California Fowler Museum at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA. Oct 11, 2014 “Storytelling Through Thread”: The Los Angeles-based artist Karen Hampton uses the art of embroidery, coupled with found textiles, to recount her own complex family history and thus give voice to long- forgotten stories that tell about African-American experience. http://www.fowler.ucla.edu/events/storytelling-through-thread-karen-hampton Bowers Museum, Kershaw Auditorium, Santa […]

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Member Honors and Achievements

Posted on December 10, 2014

Wendy Weiss has been awarded a Fulbright-Nehru Senior Scholar grant to continue her research in Gujarat, India during the 2014-2015 academic year. Her project title is “Documentation and Design Development of Ikat Weaving: Digital Frontier.” Research from her 2009 Fulbright was published in the Journal of Textile Design Research and Practice, Volume 2, Issue 1, […]

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Member Publications

Posted on December 10, 2014

Ethnic Dress in the United States: A Cultural Encyclopedia featuring a contribution by TSA Board Member Laura Camerlengo. This concise A-to-Z encyclopedia explores 150 different and distinct items of ethnic dress, their history, and their cultural significance within the United States. https://rowman.com/ISBN/9780759121485 Publication in December 2014, of a book edited by Daryl M. Hafter and […]

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