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June 1, 2015 chos567

Veronica Uribe’s Valedictory Address to the Class of 2015

So, Design Studies… You are probably asking yourselves what is Design studies. Well…I don’t have an easy, straightforward answer to this question. However, this is…

Estefania Acosta '16, Laura Sanchez '16, and Misha Volf '16
May 18, 2015 soongj

“What’s Funny about This? Design and Process”

 What’s Funny about This? Design and Process a project by Estefania Acosta, Laura Sanchez, and Misha Volf, MA Design Studies Class of 2016

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May 14, 2015 soongj

ADHT Graduate Students Present at Parsons Festival

Thursday, May 14 11:00am Christina Moon Opening Remarks Designing People Francesca Granata – Introduction Lauren Sagatore – Constructing the Self through Costume: Fashion Studies Dress…

May 7, 2015 soongj

Hazel Clark helps kick off Parsons Festival

Thursday May 7th, from 6:00pm – 7:30pm in The Tishman Auditorium of the University Center. Professor Hazel Clark in dialogue with Opening Ceremony founders Carol Lim and…

April 25, 2015 soongj

Susan Yelavich speaks at RISD/Brown symposium on Critical Design

On April 24th, Susan Yelavich joined colleagues at RISD and Brown University at a symposium organized by Damian White (History, Philosophy + The Social Sciences,…

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April 17, 2015 soongj

Student Spotlight: James Laslavic of Design Studies Spends Semester at NASA Ames Research Center

James Laslavic is a second-year student in the MA Design Studies program. He is currently working on his thesis, Conditions of Design: Outer Space and…

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April 15, 2015 soongj

History of Design & Curatorial Studies Considers Color in Annual Symposium

C​OLOR/FORMS, the twenty-forth annual Parsons/Cooper Hewitt Graduate Student Symposium, will take place at the Cooper–Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum on April 23 and 24. The event…

April 10, 2015 soongj

Jilly Traganou Awarded Prestigious Grant from Design History Society

ADHT is proud to announce that this past March, Jilly Traganou received a Design History Society grant in support of her book publication Designing the Olympics. …

Francesca Granata to talk at SVA
April 8, 2015 soongj

Francesca Granata to Deliver Two Talks on Fashion Criticism

On Thursday April 9 and Tuesday April 14, Assistant Professor of Fashion Studies Francesca Granata will be presenting two talks on fashion criticism. “On Fashion Criticism”…

April 7, 2015 chos567

Design Studies Students Intern at Metropolis

The New York-based architecture and design magazine, Metropolis (, covers the full spectrum of design with a critical perspective and a long standing tradition of highlighting…

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March 30, 2015 soongj

ADHT Design Studies Collaborates with Carnegie Mellon for Annual Symposium – Register Now

A Design Studies Symposium Presented by Parsons The New School for Design with Carnegie Mellon University Register now at  Friday, April 10, 1:30 pm…

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March 19, 2015 soongj

Presenting “The Concurrents”: Second Annual Staff-Lecture Series Kicks Off in April

Thursdays, April 2 – April 30, 2015 12:00pm in the Bark Orientation Room (2 W 13th Street) unless otherwise noted. Organized by Niki Kriese of…

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