Eugenia Paulicelli is professor of Italian and Comparative Literature and is a member of the faculty in the Certificate Program in Women's Studies at the Graduate Center. She is codirector of the interdisciplinary concentration in Fashion Studies at the Graduate Center. She is author of Fashion under Fascism: Beyond the Black Shirt (2004); Parola e imagine. Sentieri della scrittura in Leonardo, Marino, Foscolo, Calvino (1996); a collection of poems entitled Dimore (Dwellings, 1996); and coauthor with Augusto Ponzio and Mariagrazia Tundo of Lo spreco dei significanti.L’eros, la morte, la scrittura (1983); She has edited the following volumes: Moda e Moderno. Dal Medioevo al Rinascimento (2006); and with Hazel Clark, The Fabric of Cultures: Fashion, Identity, Globalization (2008). Her forthcoming book is entitled Fashioning the Self: Writing and Dress in Early Modern Italy. In addition, with Amy Winter, Elizabeth Lowe and Julia Sharp, she originated and cocurated the exhibition “The Fabric of Cultures: Fashion, Identity, Globalization” held at the Godwin-Ternbach Museum at Queens College in spring 2006 and at the Museum of Craft and Folk Art in San Francisco in spring 2008.