Friday 9 May 2008. University of Warwick
Teaching Grid, Warwick Library 12.30 - 17.30
'Material Cultures and Materialities Across the World’
Commentator: Ann Smart Martin (IAS Fellow, Warwick)
1.45-2.00 ‘The Material Culture of Early Modern Connections – A Project’
Commentator: Giorgio Riello (Warwick)
Reading: Donald Quataert (ed.), Consumption Studies and the History of the Ottoman Empire, 1550-1922: An Introduction (Albany, 2000), introduction. (photocopies available)2.00-2.45 Material Encounters
Commentator: Glenn Adamson (Research Department, V&A)
Timon Screech, “Dressing Samuel Pepys: Japanese Garments and International Diplomacy in the Edo Period,” Orientations (February 2002), pp. 50-57. (photocopies available)
2.45-3.15 Coffee Break
3.15-4.00 Colours and Words
Commentator: Phillippa Hubbard, (Warwick)
Craig Clunas, Empire of great brightness: visual and material cultures of Ming China, 1368-1644 (London, 2007), pp. 84-111: ch. 3 ‘The Word on the Streets: Cultures of Texts’. (photocopies available)
4.00-4.45 Modernity Revised
Commentator: Emma Markiewicz, (National Archives and Warwick)
Readings: Jeremy Prestholt, Domesticating the World: African Consumerism and the Genealogies of Globalization (Berkeley, 2008), introduction; and chapter 3 ‘‘The Global Repercussions of Consumerism: East African Consumers and Industrialization’, also published in American Historical Review, 109/3 (2004), pp. 755-782.
Frank Dikotter, Exotic commodities: Modern Objects and Everyday Life in China ( New York, 2007) also published as Things Modern: Material Culture and Everyday Life in China (London, 2007), introduction and ch. 1 (photocopies available).
4.45-5.00 Summing Up
The Teaching grid is located in University's Main Library (no. 32 on the campus map). If you arrive by taxi, please ask for the main library in Library Road. Our room is on the second floor. Please explain to security that you are part of the Global Arts Teaching-Training Event.