Faculty Lecture Series, 6 October at the Library

Faculty Lecture Series
In Association with
Curator’s Choice: Selections from the UH Museum Consortium
Bridge Gallery, Hamilton Library
Thursday, October 6

UH Hamilton Library, Room 301
Admission free, Refreshments provided
Doors open at 3:15 PM

Illustrating the Far East
Lynn A. Davis
Head, Preservation Department, Hamilton Library, UHM

FAR EAST, a photographically illustrated 19th century newspaper, published images to
document everyday life in Japan and China.  Japanese and European photographers
contributed illustrations.  What was their point of view?  Did they provide a glimpse of daily life in the “Far East” or did they convey a satisfying exotic view that fueled interest in the Far East as a destination?

Lynn Davis is from Kaneohe, and is the Head of Preservation at the University of Hawai‘i Library.

History of the Costume Museum at UH
Andrew H. Reilly, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Family and Consumer Science, UHM

A discussion of the history of the Costume Museum at UH and its future.  The Costume Museum is one of the largest collections of fashion and dress at any university and is noted for outstanding subcollections of Hawaiian and Asian costumes.  This presentation will include notable research projects and outcomes associated with the collection.

Andrew Reilly is a faculty member in Apparel Product Development and Merchandising at UHM and is a respected researcher of men’s fashion and body image.

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