Conferences and Public Speaking


Since graduating Casci has focused on developing her own research projects, writing articles and presenting at a variety of academic conferences all over the world.

She has also appeared on a number of local BBC radio shows as a contributor discussing fashion history such as the revival of 1970s clothing, Christmas jumper, string-vests and has also contributed to a recent BBC News article on hippie fashion

Upcoming conferences

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

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

University of Minnesota.

Postponed due to COVID-19, reschedule June 2021, dates tbc.


New Power Masculinities: Prince Rogers Nelson, makeup and the redefinition of the Pop Dandy 

Screen Star Makeup: Beauty, Stardom, Masquerade Symposium

Queen Mary University of London.

Postponed due to COVID-19, reschedule details tbc. 

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 Underpinning 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