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Regina A. Root

Regina A. Root

 


Welcome to my webpage!  Check back soon for updates!

The Latin American Fashion Reader (Berg Publishers, 2005) was awarded the 2006 Arthur P. Whitaker Prize by the Middle Atlantic Council of Latin American Studies.  It was also shortlisted for the Costume Society of America's Milia L. Davenport Award.  Reviews have appeared in Foreign Affairs, Elle (Argentine edition), among others.  If you purchase it through the amazon box to the right, all proceeds will be donated to the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures.

Brazilian photographer Jaques Faing provided the cover image.  His work has engaged the rhythms of carnaval and the designs showcased during São Paulo Fashion Week.

My current research focuses on cultural policy, environmental culture, and eco-fashion in particular.  Stay tuned!