Dr Jana Melkumova-Reynolds

Dr Jana Melkumova-Reynolds

LSE Fellow in Culture and Society

Department of Sociology

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Languages
English, French, Russian
Key Expertise
Creative Labour, Fashion, Embodiment, Affect Theory, Time, Disability

About me

Publications

2021. ‘How the East Was Worn: Reading the First Issues of Vogue Russia and Vogue Ukraine’, in Rosie Findlay and Johannes Reponen (eds.) Insights on Fashion Journalism. Forthcoming in 2021. Abingdon: Routledge

2021. ‘From Bag to “It”-bag: The “Consecration” of Sophie Hulme’s Tote Design’,in Eugenia Paulicelli, Veronica Manlow and Elizabeth Wissinger (eds.) Routledge Companion to Fashion Studies. Forthcoming in 2021. Abingdon: Routledge 

2020. (with Laini Burton)‘”My leg is a giant stiletto heel”: Fashioning the prosthetic body’, in Barnard, M. (ed). Fashion Theory: A Reader, 2nd edition. Abingdon: Routledge

2019. (with Laini Burton)‘”My leg is a giant stiletto heel”: Fashioning the prosthetic body’, Fashion Theory: Journal of Dress, Body and Culture, 23 (2) DOI 10.1080/1362704X.2019.1567061

 2019. ‘”This guy is such a machine!”: Gendering the prosthetic body’, in Barbara Braid and Hanan Muzaffar, (eds.) Bodies in Flux: Embodiments at the End of Anthropocentrism. Leiden: Brill/Rodopi

2019. ‘Experimental Fashion: Performance Art, Carnival and the Grotesque Body’, review of the book by F. Granata, International Journal of Fashion Studies, 6 (1) 

2019. ‘Schrödinger’s jeans’, Vestoj (online)

2018. ‘Deathliness 3.0: Fashion and Technomodernity.’ Catalogue essay in The Forgotten Book.

2016. ‘Exhibiting Fashion: before and after 1971’ [review of the book by J. Clark and A. de la Haye], Fashion Theory, No. 34 (Russian edition)

2015. ‘The Glamour of Italian Fashion’ [review of the exhibition at the V&A], Fashion Theory, No. 32 (Russian edition)

2014. ‘Alaia’ [review of the exhibition Palais Galliera], Fashion Theory, No. 30 (Russian edition)

2014. ‘Fashioning models: Image, Text and Industry’ [review of the book by J. Entwistle and E. Wissinger], Fashion Theory: Journal of Dress, Body and Culture, No. 29 (Russian edition)

2013. ‘Mannequin: Le Corps De La Mode’ (Mannequin: The Body of Fashion) [review of the exhibition at Palais Galliera], Fashion Theory, No. 28 (Russian edition)

Expertise Details

Creative Labour; Fashion; Embodiment; Affect Theory; Time; Disability Studies