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January 25, 2018

Course Spotlight – DESIGN VERSUS: CRITICAL OPPOSITIONAL POSITIONS IN DESIGN

Graduate students in the History of Design and Curatorial Studies MA program took part in an intensive two-week seminar, taking place from October 30 through…

January 25, 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…

January 17, 2018

Design History Society 2018 Conference – Call for Papers

Call for Papers Design and Displacement Design History Society Annual Conference 2018 Parsons School of Design, New York, New York September 6th-8th, 2018  Click here…

January 8, 2018

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

By Jeniffer Varela Rodríguez Diversity is the name of the game when it comes to Fashion Studies at Parsons. Students from different parts of the…

December 20, 2017

MA Fashion Studies Alumni Panel: Beyond the Academy

On Thursday December 14th alumni from the MA Fashion Studies came back to campus to share their experiences in a panel titled “Beyond the Academy,”…

December 15, 2017

Students Launch Design Studies Wikipedia Page

Graduate students from the Fall 2017 course Writing for the Public Realm, taught by Susan Yelavich, joined forces to give the discipline of Design Studies…

December 11, 2017

Professor Yelavich awarded a 2018 Bogliasco Fellowship

Susan Yelavich, Associate Professor of Design Studies, has been awarded a month’s residency at the Bogliasco Foundation in Bogliasco, Italy, located outside of the city…

November 28, 2017

Call For Papers – MADE IN NEW YORK: The Twenty-Seventh Annual Parsons/Cooper Hewitt Graduate Student Symposium on the History of Design

Call For Papers MADE IN NEW YORK  The Twenty-Seventh Annual Parsons/Cooper Hewitt Graduate Student Symposium on the History of Design Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum,…

November 2, 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…

October 10, 2017

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…

October 5, 2017

Stand up for Democracy

By Susan Yelavich The following posts grew out of a Parsons Design Studies workshop on “Design and Political Agency,” which was inspired by “Stand Up For…

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