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November 11, 2020 Danielle

Legacy with Sebastian Grant – November 19th, 2020

Scholarship in the history of jewelry making in the 20th Century has often focused on a very narrow discourse based on primarily white European and…

October 19, 2020 Danielle

Francesca Granata on the Grotesque Body in Fashion

Fashion Studies Professor Francesca Granata was interviewed about her book Experimental Fashion and the concept of the grotesque body in fashion for Thrive Global. Read the full…

October 9, 2020 Danielle

Professor Hazel Clark Comments on Senator Kamala Harris’ Style Choices

Attribution: Gage Skidmore Professor Hazel Clark comments on Senator Kamala Harris’ style choices in a Huffpost article titled “What Kamala Harris’ Style Choices Say about her…

May 20, 2020 Danielle

MAFS Faculty, Christina Moon, on JCPenny filing for Bankruptcy

Listen to the conversation HERE Transcript Below SCOTT SIMON, HOST: J.C. Penney, a mainstay of the suburban mall, has filed for bankruptcy. The retailer began…

February 18, 2020 Danielle

The American Everyday: Resistance, Revolution & Transformation symposium

The American Everyday: Resistance, Revolution & Transformation symposium, hosted by the Columbia College Chicago Fashion Studies Department, was held on Saturday February 15, 2020. American…

December 6, 2019 Danielle

Curators’ Talk: Narcissister

November 12, 2019 Danielle

Exhibition Opening November 15th – Otherworldly: Performance, Costume and Difference

Come support your fellow faculty at the Otherworldly: Performance, Costume and Difference exhibition at Parsons’s Arnold and Sheila Aronson Galleries at 66 Fifth Avenue. This exhibition…

November 6, 2019 Danielle

Guy Debord’s Game of War: A Conversation With Emmanuel Guy

Thursday, November 14 6:00 pm Kellen Auditorium 66 5th Avenue We know Guy Debord (1931-1994) as a poet, filmmaker, artist, revolutionary theorist, editor and founder…

November 4, 2019 Danielle

Fashioning Indie: Popular Fashion, Music and Gender – A New Book by Rachel Lifter

Fashioning Indie: Popular Fashion, Music and Gender a new book by Rachel Lifter, assistant professor of Fashion Studies at Parsons was just published by Bloomsbury and is currently available…

October 16, 2019 Danielle

Fashion and Materiality: Cultural Practices in Global Context Released Oct. 17th

Fashion and Materiality: Cultural Practices in Global Context, a new book co-edited by Heike Jenss, associate professor of Fashion Studies at Parsons and Viola Hofmann, lecturer at TU Dortmund…

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