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Minh-Ha T. Pham
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Minh-Ha T. Pham is an assistant professor in the History of Art and Visual Studies Department and the Asian American Studies Program at Cornell University. She’s completing a book that examines personal style blogs and the political, social and aesthetic arrangements of race, gender and expertise in social media’s economy of "DIY capitalism." Her writings on the politics and economies of fashion, race and technology have been published in a wide array of forums from academic journals to popular and political magazines and her research has appeared in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, NPR, San Francisco Chronicle, the Chronicle of Higher Education, Hyphen magazine and WNYC, among other media sites. She is also co-founder of a research blog on the politics of fashion called Threadbared and is curator of a digital archive of the fashion histories of U.S. women of color called Of Another Fashion.

Entries by Minh-Ha T. Pham

Why Is the Chinese Luxury Market Getting So Much Media Attention?

(3) Comments | Posted March 26, 2013 | 3:13 PM

In recent years, countless pixels and pages have been devoted to the Chinese luxury market. (See here and here for a couple of recent examples.) Yet despite the high volume of articles and blog posts about this subject, they largely share a tone of incredulity...

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Alexander Wang, Balenciaga's New Designer, Is an American in Paris

(1) Comments | Posted January 14, 2013 | 4:52 PM

Fashion has a short memory. I know this. Everyone knows this. But still, I was a disappointed by all the speculation around Alexander Wang's recent appointment to the role of creative director at the vaunted fashion house Balenciaga. The general perception was that the job offer had more to do...

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Your Brain on Fashion

(7) Comments | Posted November 26, 2012 | 12:44 PM

Suzy Menkes, an internationally known British fashion journalist whose writing credits include the International Herald Tribune (where she serves as fashion editor), the New York Times, Harper's Bazaar and several books, was recently interviewed in AnOtherMag. Her interview appears in the magazine's "Intellectual Fashion" series where "prominent thinkers...

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