The Humanities Pod

Sartorial Self-Fashioning and the Legacies of Enslavement with Kimberly Kay Lamm

April 5, 2021

Kimberly Kay Lamm, 2020-21 Society Fellow and associate professor of gender, sexuality and feminist studies at Duke University, explores issues of race, sex and class through the self-fashioning of Black women. From writers of the Harlem Renaissance to visual artists of today, Lamm unfurls the physical and psychic legacies of fashion and fabrication as both display and self-protection in a hostile world.

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