[Elfsea] A Day of Lectures on Medieval Dress- Robin Netherton at Marquette University

Dáire and Druinne -- the Hays Family daire.druinne at gmail.com
Thu Feb 28 17:51:47 PST 2008


I have had the priviledge to attend a class given by Ms Netherton at a
Knowne World Heraldic and Scribal Symposium.  She is exceptionally
knowledgeable in her area of expertise.  If you can get to one of her
lectures, it is time well spent.

Druinne

On Thu, Feb 28, 2008 at 7:31 PM, Lady Pendarvis <ladypendarvis at sbcglobal.net>
wrote:

>  Good Gentles;
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> Being a former resident of The Barony of Caer Anterth Mawr in the Kingdom
> of Northshield, my good friend, the Baronness Kateryn, has asked me to
> extend the invitation and let those know far and wide that this is a rare
> opportunity for individuals in the SCA to join in at Marquette University in
> Milwaukee, WI. If you travel to the Northern regions on a regular basis, you
> may want to add this to your stops. If you don't, you may want to consider
> making the journey! Her Excellency looks forward to entertaining gentles
> from all of the known world kingdoms!
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> On April 5, 2008
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> The Barony of Caer Anterth Mawr and the Marquette University Medieval
> Society Are proud to present
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> A Day of Lectures on Medieval Dress
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> Robin Netherton is a researcher specializing in Western European dress of
> the Middle Ages. Since 1982, she has given lectures and workshops on
> medieval clothing for academic audiences, historical societies, reenactment
> groups, and other organizations. An experienced costumer as well as an
> academic researcher, she addresses both the practical aspects of medieval
> clothing construction and the significance of costume in history, art, and
> literature. Her lectures emphasize approaches for researching medieval dress
> and ways to avoid common myths and mistakes.
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> Ms. Netherton is co-editor (with Gale Owen-Crocker) of the academic
> journal <http://www.boydell.co.uk/MEDSES.HTM> Medieval Clothing and
> Textiles. As founders of the study group DISTAFF, she and Dr. Owen-Crocker
> organize sessions on medieval dress and textiles each year at the
> International Congresses on Medieval Studies held in America and England.
> Ms. Netherton's recent published papers have focused on the tippet (a
> 14th-century sleeve
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> decoration) and the development of the Norman hanging-cuff style; a paper
> on 14th century fashion in Greenland is at press.
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> Ms. Netherton studied journalism and medieval English literature at the
> University of Missouri and did graduate work in manuscript studies and book
> arts at Cornell University and the University of Iowa. To support her
> academic habit, she works as a freelance editor and writer.
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> http://www.paencalvus.com/Netherton/altindex.html - Information on the
> Lectures at Marquette University.
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> http://caeranterth.northshield.org/ Link to the Barony of Caer Anterth
> Mawr.
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> Or contact me for more information!
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> Lady Elisabeth Pendarvis
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> Barony of Elfsea
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