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Selected publications

Books

Selected edited books and journals

Selected articles and chapters in books

    • 'Fallen Women and Foundlings: Rethinking Victorian Sexuality'. History Workshop Journal.  81:2 (Autumn 2016): 177-87.
    • '"Red Taffeta Under Tweed": The Meaning of Colour in Post-War Clothes.'  In 'The Look of Austerity', special issue of Fashion Theory, to be published spring 2017 (published online 01.12.16).
    • 'The Secret of England’s Greatness.’ Journal of Victorian Culture. 19:2 (2014): 161-82.
    • ‘The Layering of Pleasure: Women, Fashionable Dress and Visual Culture in the Nineteenth Century.’ Nineteenth-Century Contexts. 35:3 (2013): 489-509.
    • ‘The Cutman: Boxing, the Male Body and the Wound.’ Sports, Ethics and Philosophy. 7:4 (December 2013): 368-78.
    • ‘Art and Prostitution’, Apollo (December 2015): 76-80.
    • The Secret of England’s Greatness’, Journal of Victorian Culture, 19:2 (2014): 161-82
    • ‘The Layering of Pleasure: Women, Fashionable Dress and Visual Culture in the mid-Nineteenth Century’, Nineteenth-Century Contexts, 35:5 (2013) pp. 489-509.
    • ‘The Cutman: Boxing, the Male Body and the Wound’, Sport, Ethics and Philosophy, 7:4 (December 2013) pp. 368-377.
    • '"Many little harmless and interesting adventures": Gender and the Victorian City', in Martin Hewitt, ed. The Victorian World (London and New York: Routledge, 2012) pp. 291-307.
    • 'The Artist's Studio: The Affair of Art and Film', in Angela dalle Vacche, ed. Museum Without Walls: Film, Art, New Media (New York and London: Palgrave, 2012) pp. 30-51.
    • 'Freedom from Publicity or Right to Information? Visual Cultures of the Courtroom', in Kjell A. Modéer and Martin Sunnquist, eds. Legal Stagings (Copenhagen: Museum Tusculanum Press, 2012) pp. 59-87.
    • 'Stilling the Punch: Violence and the Photographic Image', Journal of Visual Culture, 10:3 (2011) pp. 305-323.
    • 'The Age of the 'Hurrygraph': Motion, Space and the Visual Image c.1900', in The Edwardian Sense: Art, Design, and Performance in Britain 1901-10, eds. Morna O.Neill and Michael Hatt (New Haven and London: The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art and Yale University Press, 2010) pp. 99-113.
    • 'Ringcraft: Under the Spell of Boxing', in Fighting Back? Jewish and Black Boxers in Britain, eds. Michael Berkowitz and Ruti Ungar (London: University College Press, 2007) pp. 83-94. Translated into German in Berliner Debatte Initial, 22:4 (2011) pp. 78-88.
    • '"Many little harmless and interesting adventures": Gender and the Victorian City', in Martin Hewitt, ed. The Victorian World (London and New York: Routledge, 2011).
    • 'The Artist's Studio: The Affair of Art and Film', in Angela dalle Vacche, ed. Museum Without Walls: Film, Art, New Media (New York and London: Palgrave, 2010).
    • 'The History in Pictures', Cultural and Social History, 7:4 (2010), 485-92.
    • 'The Art of Making Faces', Textual Practice, 22:1 (2008), 133-43
    • 'The Devil in the Studio', Tate etc., Issue 6 (Spring 2006), pp. 1-5.
    • 'Strip! Moving Bodies in the 1890s', Early Popular Visual Culture, vol 3 no. 2 (September 2005), pp. 135-150.

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Recent exhibitions

    • Curator of 'The Fallen Woman', Foundling Museum, London, Sept. 2015- Jan. 2016

Visiting lectures and conference papers 2016

    • May - 'Rethinking the Victorians', Peninsular Arts with Plymouth University.
    • July - 'The Aesthetics of Boxing', at 21st Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science, University of Vienna.
    • September - 'As Snug as a Bug in a Rug: Post-War Homes and Firesides', at the 'Material Cultures of Energy', Science Museum, London.
    • November - 'The Grain of Post-War Britain: Bert Hardy and 'Picture Post'', at 'Photography and Britishness' conference, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven.
    • November - 'Woman in a Dressing Gown: Post-War Femininity', the Annual Derek Jarman Lecture, University of Kent.
    • December - 'Once More the Fallen Woman', at the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid.