12, November 2019

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 is curated by Francesca Granata, Associate Professor of Fashion Studies in the School of Art and Design History and Theory and Charlene K. Lau, Andrew [ read more ... ]

06, November 2019

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 of the Situationist International avant-garde movement. But above all else, he was a strategist: poetry, cinema, theory and the avant-garde were, for Debord, means [ read more ... ]

04, November 2019

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 for purchase. In 2005, British supermodel Kate Moss went to Glastonbury with her then-boyfriend, indie rocker Pete Doherty. Their [ read more ... ]

30, October 2019

Fashion: Now & Then

Friday November 1 and Saturday November 2, LIM will host the Fashion: Now and Then conference. Current MAFS student, Noel Yeong-An Liao (MAFS '20), and several MAFS alum will be presenting. FASHION: NOW & THEN LIM College, Maxwell Hall 216 East 45th Street, New York, NY 10017 November 1 - 2, 2019 *registration [ read more ... ]

16, October 2019

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 University, will be released Thursday, October 17th by Bloomsbury. The book presents chapters from international scholars, including [ read more ... ]

08, October 2019

ADHT Dean, Rhonda Garelick, Joins Bard Graduate Center for BGC Late: Jazz & Conversation in the Gallery

BGC LATE: JAZZ & CONVERSATION IN THE GALLERY: WOMEN DESIGNERS: CHANEL, LANVIN, BOUÉ SŒURS AND JEANNE PAQUIN Bard Graduate Center Gallery 18 West 86th Street New York, NY 10024 Thursday October 10, 2019 6:00  - 8:00 pm *free, registration required Join The Bard Graduate Center for BGC Late: Jazz & Conversation [ read more ... ]

08, October 2019

MAFS Faculty, Hazel Clark, Joins Columbia’s Panel for Kilomet109: Women, Modernity, & Sustainable Fashion in Contemporary Vietnam

Thao experimenting with natural dyes in her studio, photo, Julie Vola via kilomet109.com KILOMET109: WOMEN, MODERNITY, & SUSTAINABLE FASHION IN CONTEMPORARY VIETNAM Columbia University Weatherhead East Asian Institute 420 West 118th Street 9th Floor, New York, NY 10027 Thursday October 10, 2019 4:30  - 8:00 pm Join [ read more ... ]

08, October 2019

MAFS Faculty, Christina Moon on Forever 21 Bankruptcy Case

Image via WashingtonPost.com Christina Moon, Assistant Professor of Fashion Studies in the School of Art and Design History and Theory here at Parsons School of Design, was featured in TIME Magazine, NPR's All Things Considered and KCRW's podcast Press Play, this week giving her analysis of the recent Forever 21 bankruptcy [ read more ... ]

25, September 2019

Playing The Auditorium – Kabir Carter

Playing The Auditorium Kabir Carter October 2, 2019, 5:00 PM to 6:15 PM The Auditorium (Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall) The New School, 66 West 12th Street, New York Register Here: https://sched.co/TsD1 This event celebrates the sonic possibilities of one of The New School’s oldest and most stunning spaces. Designed in [ read more ... ]

03, May 2019

2019 ADHT Graduate Student Symposium

At Parsons, we celebrate curiosity and critical thinking. Every path taken broadens our perspectives. Welcome to The 2019 Parsons Festival ADHT Graduate Symposium Nexus: An Intersection of Ideas. Graduate students from the School of Art and Design History and Theory including Fashion Studies, Design Studies, and History of Design [ read more ... ]