Rall, Denise N.

Southern Cross University

Dr Denise N. Rall is an adjunct lecturer in the School of Arts & Social Sciences at Southern Cross University in Lismore, NSW. She holds a PhD in Internet Studies from Southern Cross University as well as an MA in Comparative Literature from the University of Wisconsin. Her eclectic research interests include textiles, fashion and wearable art, as well as how technology impacts on women’s roles in computing, domestic work, craft and social protest. Rall recently edited the book, Fashion & War in Popular Culture (2014, Intellect) which surveys conquest and military warfare as it appears in fashion, textiles, bodies, art and design through the lens of popular culture. This paper contains concepts outlined by Denise N. Rall and Emerald L. King at the Popular Culture Australia and New Zealand [PopCAANZ] Conference, Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand (1 July, 2015).