Material Culture Annual Symposium - The body as object: the human as material culture

The Human Body as Object: The Human as Material Culture

1 May 2009


Welcome and opening comments

Ben Barry Becky Conekin

"How the Bodies of Fashion Models are Presented and Viewed Both Today and in the Past"


Susie Orbach

"How We 'Get' a Body"


Lianne McTavish

"How Medical Imagery May Depict Bodies as Cultural Object That Are Endowed with Moral Value"

Pirkko Markula

"How Male and Female Bodies are Shaped Through Exercise"


Jorg Scheller

"How Bodies May Be Considered as Deliberately-Constructed Works of Art"

Roundtable discussion