Casci has presented ongoing research at conferences and symposiums in the UK, France and America as well as participating in digital conferences during the Covid-19 pandemic.


Welcome to Satisfaction: Fashioning the Love God

Triple Threat 40 Symposium

NYU University and online, March 31 to April 2, 2023

“Base, mascara, erase: I wanna look good for you”: Prince, makeup and star image’

Screen Star Makeup: Beauty, Stardom, Masquerade Symposium

Queen Mary University of London, March 11, 2023


ALL OF MY PURPLE LIFE: Uncovering the sartorial legacy of Prince through the Minnesota Historical Society and private fan collections

Disrupting Dominance in the Archives Conference

University of the Arts, London and online, Dec 5 and 6, 2022

All of my Purple Life: Clothing, creativity & community within the Prince fandom

Critical Costume: Connections Conference

Online, November 17-20, 2022

The enduring legacy of the poet shirt: Disruptive bodies (over)dressed for desire

Fashioning Masculinities: The Art of Menswear Symposium, V&A Museum, London, October 13-14, 2022

Touching Prince: Embodiment, fandom, and Private Joy through object analysis with Prince-worn clothing

European Popular Culture Association (EPCA) 2022 Conference

Online, July 14-15, 2022

The Chain Hat: Subverting Prince, Fashioning Love Symbol

SexyMF30 Virtual Symposium

NYU University, Online, March 26-27, 2022


Undressing Prince Rogers Nelson – Bodywear, Adornment and Masculinities, 1978-1988 

78-88: Prince, The First Decade: An Interdisciplinary Conference

University of Minnesota.

June 2021

The Style We Sportin’: Redefining New Power Masculinities in Prince’s ”Gett Off”

1plus1plus1is3 Virtual Symposium,

NYU University, March 26-28, 2021


Love Signs: Prince, fashion and style tribes, 1980 to 1992. 

Prince Panel

Fashion, Costume and Visual Cultures Conference

Roubaix, France, July 2019

Uptown Rude Boy: Minneapolis and the fashioning of Prince Rogers Nelson

New Reflections on Fashioning Identities.

University of Roehampton, June 2019

Glasgow Girls and The ‘Cinema City’ 

Woman, War and The West End Talk

Glasgow City Heritage Trust, January 2019


Glasgow Girls and The ‘Cinema City’ How Hollywood cinema influenced the way women dressed in the 1940s and 1950s

Women Creating Scotland: Creating for Change Conference

Glasgow Women’s Library, August 2018

‘Before the Rain 1980 to 1984: How Prince Got The Look’

Prince from Minneapolis Symposium

University of Minnesota, April 2018

‘Before the Rain 1980 to 1984: How Prince Got The Look’

Masculinities: Transgressing Binaries and Boundaries Symposium

Fashion, Costume and Visual Studies, April 2018

‘The Walls of Jericho – Dressing for the bedroom during the 1930s and 1940s’

The Underpinnings Museum Twitter Conference, January 2018

‘Before the Rain 1980 to 1984: How Prince Got The Look’

Association of Dress Historians New Research Conference

April 2018


‘Before the Rain: How Prince Got The Look’

Purple Reign: An interdisciplinary conference on the life and legacy of Prince.

University of Salford, May 2017

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