Fashion Studies MA

In this groundbreaking MA program, students engage with the evolving field of fashion studies. Using an interdisciplinary approach, they explore fashion as object, image, text, practice, theory, and concept and develop a critical understanding of fashion and its complex global intersections with identities, histories, and cultures in the contemporary world.

November 2, 2017 Danielle

Straight/Curve: Redefining Body Image

STRAIGHT/CURVE: Redefining Body Image Monday, November 6th, 2017 Doors Open: 6:30pm Kellen Auditorium Ninety percent of women and young girls say they do not feel…

October 10, 2017 Danielle

Join Parsons Alumni Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez of Proenza Schouler for a talk at the Met

Thursday, October 12 7:00pm The Met Fifth Avenue – The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez, founders and designers of Proenza Schouler…

September 19, 2017 Danielle

Research Resources Expanded for MA Fashion Studies

The New School Libraries now subscribe to both Berg Fashion Library and Fashion Photography Archive!  Access both resources in one platform, Bloomsbury Fashion Central, a scholarly…

September 15, 2017 daren

ANNOUNCING: THE SECOND GERALDINE STUTZ ANNUAL RESEARCH AWARD 2017/18

Win a Geraldine Stutz Annual Research Award for your original contribution that will extend existing knowledge of New York fashion and its history, c1890-2010. Outstanding…

May 26, 2017 daren

Announcing BIAS Issue 5: Fashion + Celebration

The MA Fashion Studies program is pleased to announce Issue 5 of BIAS: Journal of Dress Practice, titled “Fashion + Celebration.” Editors Alani Gaunt and…

April 4, 2017 daren

Francesca Granata of MA Fashion Studies Schedules April Talks for New Title

Francesca Granata will be giving two lectures about her book, Experimental Fashion: Performance Art, Carnival, and the Grotesque Body in April 2017. She will be…

February 21, 2017 daren

Experimental Fashion: Performance Art, Carnival, and the Grotesque Body by Francesca Granata

  Experimental Fashion: Performance Art, Carnival, and the Grotesque Body  by Francesca Granata is now available (IB Tauris, 2017) Please save the date for the Book…

February 8, 2017 daren

Faculty Spotlight: Jessica Glasscock of MA Fashion Studies

Part-time lecturer Jessica Glasscock is currently leading a course on Fashion Curation in the MA Fashion Studies program and works as a Research Associate at…

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