03, December 2018

Fighting for Visibility in Fashion from the Lecture Hall

(Photo attributed to Sarah Rocco for The New School) For too long, fashion has been living in its own post-racial bubble. When countless models of color were turned away because the brands already “had a black/Asian girl” in their shows, the systematic inequality within the fashion industry appeared amid the dream and fantasy in [ read more ... ]

07, November 2018

Fashion Installation: Body, Performance, Scene, Show, and Air

Fashion Installation: Body, Performance, Scene, Show, and Air Wednesday, November 14th 6pm U L105 63 5th Avenue Drawing on the soon-to-be published book, Fashion Installation: Body, Space and Performance (written with Vicki Karaminas), Adam Geczy examines the scenic, the staged and the specular since the beginnings of haute [ read more ... ]

06, November 2018

Call For Submissions: BIAS, Journal of Fashion Studies

BIAS, The Journal of Fashion Studies Parsons The New School for Design Call for Submissions: “Fashion & Time” Parsons’ BIAS, The Journal of Fashion Studies invites you to submit to the upcoming issue of BIAS: Journal of Fashion Studies on the subject of “Fashion & Time”. We are looking for original pieces of [ read more ... ]

26, October 2018

“Embodying Heaven.” A Conversation with Jessica Glasscock on Curating the Space Between Fashion & Faith

“Embodying Heaven.” A Conversation with Jessica Glasscock on Curating the Space Between Fashion & Faith Written by Emilia Jane Boulton & Diana Yichu Cao Like The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s now most popular exhibition, Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination, the Dorothy Hirshon Suite at The New School [ read more ... ]

21, August 2018

Announcing the 2018 Design History Society Conference: Design and Displacement, September 6-8, 2018

Design and Displacement, the 2018 Design History Society Annual Conference, will take place at Parsons Parsons School of Design September 6th-8th, 2018. The conference examines displacement and attendant issues from a design perspective. In addition to the current displacement of people and populations, sessions will consider the [ read more ... ]

10, April 2018

Parsons Festival 2018: Art and Design History and Theory Graduate Student Symposium

Thursday, May 3 1000 am - 5:00 pm Friday, May 4 10:00 am - 5:00 pm The Bark Room, Room M104 Sheila C. Johnson Design Center 2 West 13th Street New York, NY 1001 The School of Art and Design History and Theory will sponsor a graduate student symposium as a part of the 2018 Parsons Festival. Planned by HDCS, MAFS, MADS [ read more ... ]

26, March 2018

BIAS Issue Six: Fashion and Time

BIAS 6: Fashion + Time   Fashion’s premise is being ahead of time; fashion weeks dictate what we will wear in six months. Fashion is synchronous with modernity; we yearn to be fashion forward. In recent years, however, the linear relationship between fashion and time has become more circuitous and contested. As Aurelie [ read more ... ]

25, January 2018

Unruly Design: Making, Changing and Breaking Rules

UNRULY DESIGN: MAKING, CHANGING AND BREAKING RULES A colloquium in Design Studies, Fashion Studies, History of Design & Curatorial Studies Friday, March 2, 2018 5:30-7:00pm Opening conversation with Paola Antonelli, Senior Curator of Design and Architecture, MoMA, and Jamer Hunt, Vice Provost for Transdisciplinary [ read more ... ]

08, January 2018

First-Hand Experience from Fashion Press at Parsons’s MA Fashion Studies

By Jeniffer Varela Diversity is the name of the game when it comes to Fashion Studies at Parsons. Students from different parts of the globe and different backgrounds have access to elective classes to nurture the path they are taking with their careers. Among the options for students is the graduate seminar on Fashion Criticism, [ read more ... ]