Publications, Conferences & Lectures

Articles:

  • Hockey, Jenny; Dilley, Rachel; Robinson, Victoria; Sherlock, Alexandra, 2015. ‘There’s not just trainers and non-trainers, there’s like degrees of trainers’: Commoditisation, Singularisation and Identity. Journal of Material Culture, 20 (1), pp 21-42. Available here (open access)
  • Dilley, Rachel; Hockey, Jenny; Robinson, Victoria; Sherlock, Alexandra, 2015. Occasions and non-occasions: Identity, femininity and high-heeled shoesEuropean Journal of Women’s Studies. 22 (2), pp. 143-158. Available here (open access)
  • Sherlock, Alexandra, 2014, ‘It’s kind of where the shoe gets you to I suppose’: Materializing identity with footwear, Critical Studies in Fashion & Beauty, 5 (1), pp. 25-51, Intellect, Available here (open access)
  • Hockey, Jenny; Dilley, Rachel; Robinson, Victoria; Sherlock, Alexandra, 2014. The temporal landscape of shoes: a life course perspective. The Sociological Review, 62 (2), pp. 255-275. Available here (open access)
  • Hockey, Jenny; Dilley, Rachel; Robinson, Victoria; Sherlock, Alexandra, 2013, Worn Shoes: Identity, Memory and FootwearSociological Research Online, Vol. 18, Issue 1, Available here (open access)
  • Sherlock, Alexandra, 2013, Larger than Life: Digital Resurrection and the Re-enchantment of SocietyThe Information Society, Vol. 29, Issue 3, Taylor and Francis, Available here

Book Reviews:

  • Sherlock, Alexandra, 2012, Review: ‘Shoes: a History from Sandals to Sneakers’Critical Studies in Fashion and Beauty, Vol 2, Issue 1-2, Intellect. Available here

Book Sections:

  • Sherlock, Alexandra, 2012, Footwear: Transcending the Mind-Body Dualism in Fashion Theory, in Brownie, Barbara; Petican, Laura and Reponen, Johannes (eds), 2011, Fashion: Exploring Critical Issues [e-book], Oxford, Interdisciplinary Press. Available here

Conference Papers:

  • Sherlock, Alexandra, 2016, ‘Getting the Shoes on the Right Feet’: Endorsement, Affect and Identification, in: The End of Fashion Conference, Massey University, 7th – 10th December 2016.
  • Sherlock, Alexandra, 2013, ‘Here’s Looking at Shoes’: Exploring the Relationship between Popular Representations and Embodied Experiences of Shoes. In: Common Ground Publishing, Fourth International Conference on the Image, University Center Chicago, 18th-19th October 2013.
  • Sherlock, Alexandra and Crumplin, Tim, 2013, “Everybody haffi ask weh mi get mi Clarks”: Clarks Originals and Cross-Cultural Appropriation. In: The University of Northampton and Northampton Borough Council, The World at Your Feet Footwear Conference, University of Northampton, 20th-21st March 2013.
  • Sherlock, Alexandra, 2012, ‘This is not a Shoe’: Deconstructing the Shoe as a Visual Metaphor for Gendered Experience. In: Interdisciplinary Centre for Gender Studies, Gender and Visual Representation, University of Winchester, 12th September 2012,
  • Sherlock, Alexandra, 2011, Footwear: Transcending the Mind-Body Dualism in Fashion Theory. In: Interdisciplinary.net, Fashion: Exploring Critical Issues, Oxford, 22nd-25th September 2011, Interdisciplinary.net
  • Sherlock, Alexandra, 2011, Power and Empowerment in Academic Discourse: a Study of Shoes. In: Department of Sociological Studies, Power and Empowerment [postgraduate conference], University of Sheffield, 26th May 2011.
  • Sherlock, Alexandra, 2011, Digital Ethnography and Research Pedagogy: Arjun and Igor’s Big Adventure. In: White Rose University Consortium, Envisioning the Future of Social Science [postgraduate conference], University of York, 11th April 2011.

PhD Thesis:

  • Sherlock, Alexandra, 2017. ‘This is Not a Shoe’: An Exploration of the Co-Constitutive Relationship Between Representations and Embodied Experiences of Shoes. PhD, University of Sheffield.

Public Engagement:

  • Blog article in response to Beverley Turner’s attack on classicist Mary Beard in the Telegraph. A Week in Mary Beard’s Shoes: Response to ‘Oh Mary, why did you stoop to writing about shoes?’ Available at here.
  • Interviewed by Journalist Virginia Postrel, 2012, Boots Were Made for Talking, About Who We Are, Bloomberg View, Available here
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