Modern Greek Studies Association


Dr. Linda M. Welters

Professor and Department Chairperson

University of Rhode Island
Department of Textiles, Fashion Merchandising, and Design

Degrees

Ph.D. 1981 University of Minnesota (Design)
M.A. 1973 Colorado State University (Textiles)

Principal Publications

"Folk Dress, E. Europe," Folk Dress, W. Europe," and "Folklore Look." In Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion, vol. 2, ed. by Valerie Steele (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2005): 93-104.

"Dress." In Encyclopedia of Greece and the Hellenic Tradition, Vol. 1, ed. by Graham Speake (London: Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, 2000): 516-19.

"Textiles." In Encyclopedia of Greece and the Hellenic Tradition, Vol. 2, ed. by Graham Speake (London: Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, 2000): 1607-09.

(with Priscilla Reinhardt) "Symmetry Analysis of Embroideries on Greek Women’s Chemises," Clothing and Textiles Research Journal, Vol. 17, No. 4 (1999): 176-90.

(Ed.) Folk Dress in Europe and Anatolia: Beliefs about Protection and Fertility. Oxford, UK: Berg Publishers, 1999.

"Women's Traditional Dress in Argolidocorinthia: Local Variations." Ethnografika, 11 (1998): 133-176.

"Ethnicity in Greek Dress." In Ethnicity and Dress. Joanne B. Eicher, ed. New York and Oxford: Berg Publishers, Ltd., (1995): 53-77.

"Greek Folk Dress: Application of the Ethnohistorical Method." Clothing and Textile Research Journal 10,3 (1992): 29-35.

"Women's Traditional Dress in the Provinces of Argolida and Corinthia. Part I: Stability and Change." Ethnographika 7 (1989): 17-30.

Women's Traditional Costume in Attica, Greece
. Nafplion: Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, 1988.

"The Transition from Folk to Fashionable Dress in Attica, Greece." Dress 11 (1985): 57-67.

"Greek Women's Chemises." Dress 8 (1982): 10-21.

University of Rhode Island
303 Quinn Hall
Kingston, RI 02881

 

(401) 874-4525
(401) 874-4574
(401) 874-4029 (F)

Areas of Specialization

Folk dress and textiles

Courses Taught in Modern Greek Studies

Ethnic Costume

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