Events

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 ... ]

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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 ... ]

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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 ... ]

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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 ... ]

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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 ... ]

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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 ... ]

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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 ... ]

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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 ... ]

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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 ... ]

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02, November 2017

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 represented in the fashion industry or in media, and that the imagery they consume on a daily basis makes them feel “disgusting” and “less than”. The [ read more ... ]

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10, October 2017

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

Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez, founders and designers of Proenza Schouler join journalist Alina Cho for a fast-paced, insightful talk about fashion at the intersection of art and ideas. Pioneers of style and craft since they launched their brand 15 years ago, the fathers of the perennial “It Bag” known as PS1 will chat [ read more ... ]

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11, December 2014

Check Out Photos from Our Very Merry Holiday Party

Our students are in the last leg of their semester, writing amazing papers, designing runway-worthy garments and researching some of the most trailblazing topics in fashion. Although they enjoy themselves, we find it best to give them a chance to breathe and celebrate a semester of hard work. Our annual holiday party was just that, [ read more ... ]

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13, October 2014

4 Fun Facts from Teri Agin’s Talk with Fern Mallis

Loading Prominent fashion journalist #TeriAgins signing my copy of "Hijacking the Runway." She also chose to answer my question during her talk! #geekingout #theendoffashion #92Y #wallstreetjournal View on Instagram   by Adelle McElveen This post originally appeared on fashionistalab.com, a fashion blog [ read more ... ]

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22, September 2014

WHY YOU NEED TO ATTEND PARSONS’ GRADUATE KIM JENKINS’ “FASHION TALKS”

[caption id="attachment_793" align="aligncenter" width="339"] Courtesy of Parsons' ADHT[/caption] Last week kicked off Pratt Institute's Department of Fashion's third annual "Fashion Talks," hosted by MAFS alumnae Kim Jenkins. And, if you think you're going to just hear about fashion week and blogging, think again. The series [ read more ... ]

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07, January 2014

Program Holiday Party and Presentations

At the end of the semester the students and professors came together for a holiday party and an exhibition of the work done by first and second year students in the Fashion Practices class. The class was taught by Pascale Gatzen. [caption id="attachment_749" align="alignnone" width="3872"] Eda's bee pins, a conversation [ read more ... ]