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Thinking Out Loud

Sources for Teaching about Antisemitism

Bale, Anthony. The Jew in the Medieval Book: English Antisemitisms 1350–1500. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006.

Berezin, Mabel. Illiberal Politics in Neoliberal Times: Culture, Security and Populism in the New Europe. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2009.

Trash Talk: a reflection on Tim Jelfs's visit

A fact to know about me: I teach and research fashion. To be precise: I research and teach how fashionable dress is made meaningful and how that meaning is enacted on our bodies in everyday life.

Another fact to know about me: I am a child of the 1980s. To be precise: the suburban, white, midwestern version of that era. There is neither pride nor shame in that statement – what could I have done to avoid such a beginning, after all? My relationship with things blossomed during that period, so what does that mean for my outlook and identity?