The theme for the Student Saturday is Brides - An exploration of historical, social and creative aspects of wedding attire, inspired by the Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation exhibition “Brides - Tradition and Fashion in Greece”, which will be hosted in Nafplion in September at FOUGARO.


10:00 Angeliki Roumelioti
Collections Curator, Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, Nafplion
Brides: Tradition and Fashion in Greece” - Behind the Scenes [in Greek]

10:20 Dr. Vicki L. Berger
President, Central Arizona Museum Association, USA
A 1942 World War II American Bride: Anita Ruth Bonham Crawford

10:40 Rebecca Ragan Akins
Museum Curator, Retired; Theatrical Costume Designer
Of the Best Sort, But Plain”: What Do Quaker Brides Wear?

11:00 - 11:20 Discussion

11:20 - 11:30 Short break

11:30 Ellen Hlozan
Curatorial and Programming Assistant, York Region District School Board Museum and Archives, Ontario, Canada
Α survey of wedding dress styles worn in Canada c.1850-1980

11:50 Eva Nathena
Scenographer/Costume designer & Dr. Sofia Pantouvaki, Professor of Costume Design for Theatre and Film, Aalto University, Finland
Eva Nathena: Designing the costumes for the film theBrides” [in Greek]

12:20 - 12:40 Discussion

12:40 - 13:10 Break with Refreshments

13:10 Dr. Cleo Gougoulis
Assistant Professor, Department of Cultural Heritage Management and New Technologies, University of Patras
Bridal dress from an ethnographic perspective: Creating, documenting and exhibiting a collection [in Greek]

13:30 Ioanna Papantoniou
President, Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation
“Katsouli, gargouli, tsoutsouli”: Bridal attachments on headgears of Northern Greece. The case of the bridal headgear of Roumlouki. [in Greek]

14:15 - 14:30 Discussion - Closing remarks
The 2014 Student Saturday is co-chaired by Vicki Berger, Nadia Macha-Bizoumi, Sofia Pantouvaki and Myrsini Pichou.