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2015
Wednesday, November 11th

Exploring the uses and importance of avatar dress in a multiplayer online game: A qualitative study of women gamers

Arienne McCracken, Iowa State University

Hand-Made, One-of-a-Kind Apparel: Evaluation Based on Personal Vanity

Gargi Bhaduri, Kent State University
Nancy Stanforth, Kent State University

Hijab and Muslim religious identity expression among Egyptian women in the Pacific Northwest

Manal Shaheen, Washington State University
Linda Arthur Bradley, Washington State University
Ting Chi, Washington State University

Looking at fashion through green-colored glasses: Vogue's sustainable fashion discourse

Katie Baker Jones, University of Missouri

The "natural": African American women's perspective on the historic vs. contemporary natural hair style

Ashley R. Garrin, Iowa State University
Sara B. Marcketti, Iowa State University

The Effects of Social Media on the Body Satisfaction of Adolescent and Young Adult Females

Julia M. Wallis, Kansas State University
Joy M. Kozar, Kansas State University

Understanding toward Mobile Phone Case Evaluative Criteria among U.S. Millennials

Kim Hahn, Kent State University
Jihyun Kim, Kent State University

What do fashion designers look like? Comparing representations of stock photograph designers and professional designers

Sara Jablon, Iowa State University

Thursday, November 12th

Cyclical Changes in Women's Heel Height and Relationships between Heel Height and Economy

Soohyun Kim, University of Georgia
Insook Ahn, Chung-Ang University

Do I Know My Body Size? An Examination of College Students Involved in Fashion

Su-Jeong Hwang Shin, Texas Tech University
Hyo Jung Chang, Texas Tech University

For the Love of Sewing

Megan Strickfaden, University of Alberta
Carolina Amaral, University of Alberta

Impact of Macro-economic Factors on the Hemline Cycles

Soohyun Kim, University of Georgia
Insook Ahn, Chung-Ang University

Friday, November 13th

A Feminist Visual Content Analysis of College-Level Textile and Apparel Textbooks 1970s-2010: Intersections of Gender, Race, and Size

Kelly L. Reddy-Best, San Francisco State University
Laura Kane, Oregon State University

Continued Change in Geringsing Weaving in Tenganan, Bali

Kaye Crippen, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

Investigating the Consumption of Ethnically Disparate Products

Jonghan Hyun, Kent State University
Ann E. Fairhurst, University of Tennessee

When is a skirt "national"? The popularization of the Wolnamchima ("Vietnamese skirt") in South Korea during the Vietnam War

Minjung E. Lee, University of California, Davis
Susan B. Kaiser, University of California, Davis