Pay As You Wish


Pay as you wish (recommended $35) and receive access to either the morning or afternoon session on Saturday, April 17th.


The morning session includes introductions and three presentations.


The afternoon session includes four presentations and one virtual cocktail hour discussion.


View details about the sessions and presenters at the bottom of this page. 


 Upon receipt of payment, our team will be in touch with the email address you provide to record your session choice. 




Saturday, April 17, 2021

Please note all times are CST. 

Each presentation will last approximately 30 minutes with a 30 minute Q&A to follow. 


Morning Session

8:00am – 8:15am  Symposium Welcome + Introduction

8:15am – 9:15am  Materials Culture Across Time from Carrie Barske

9:20am – 10:20am  The Geography of Textiles with Katie Randall, Jessamyn Hatcher, Thuy Linh Tu

10:25am – 11:25am  The Future of Fashion with Dana Thomas

11:30am  – 12:30pm  Break

Afternoon Session 

12:30pm – 12:40pm Opening Remarks

12:40pm – 1:40pm An Expanded Oral History with Katie Randall

1:45pm – 2:45pm Enslaved People and Fast Fashion with Katie Knowles

3:00pm – 4:00pm Black Cotton with Julius Tillery

4:00pm – 5:00pm Virtual Cocktail Hour