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 19, 2015 Admin

GSS Student Interview Series: Shayna Goncalves

  In the most recent installment of the Gender and Sexuality Studies (GSS) Graduate Certificate program’s interview series, is featured ADHT’s own Shayna Goncalves.  Shayna…

November 19, 2015 Admin

Women in New York Fashion: Twentieth Century Retail Mavens

ADHT’s upcoming symposium, Women in New York Fashion: Twentieth Century Retail Mavens, concludes a three-year research project funded by the Geraldine Stutz Fund, which was…

September 1, 2015 Admin

ADHT Welcomes 64 New Graduate Students

Design Studies incoming students touring The Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum with docent, Sakura Nomiyama On Monday, August 24th, 64 incoming graduate students gathered in…

May 22, 2015 adht

Congratulations to the ADHT Class of 2015!

Yesterday, on Thursday, May 21, fifty one graduating students from the School of Art and Design History and Theory were celebrated for their hard work…

May 20, 2015 adht

ADHT Is Proud to Announce 2015 Graduate Journals

The School of Art and Design History and Theory is proud to present the 2015 issues of our annual graduate journals–BIAS, Plot(s), and Objective. This…

May 14, 2015 adht

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 adht

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 15, 2015 adht

Erika Butler, A Modern Champion and Critic of Fashion

Erika Butler is a writer, personal stylist, public speaker, and style blogger at “The Fashionesta: Merging Fashion, Style, History, & Culture.” Currently a second-year student in…

April 8, 2015 adht

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”…

March 2, 2015 adht

Upcoming: Yves Saint Laurent and The Beat of Africa at FIT

The Fashion Institute of Technology will be hosting two upcoming design-oriented events that are open to ADHT students. On Thursday, March 19 at 6PM, renowned…

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