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February 19, 2010

Mediatory Spaces

Now in its initial phases of development, Mediatory Spaces will be a media-rich, internet-based humanities research laboratory hosted by the School of Art and Design…

February 17, 2010

INSPIRING WOMEN: Selected Designers from Parsons' Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Archives

As students, teachers, mentors and professionals, women from Parsons have been at the forefront of design study and practice since the school’s founding in 1896….

February 15, 2010

Uniform-Fashion: Practices of Uniformity in Everyday Dress

On February 13 2010, Dr. Heike Jenss, Director of the new MA Fashion Studies program launching in fall 2010, spoke about the relationship of uniformity…

February 15, 2010

Parsons' School of Art and Design History and Theory launches a new MA Fashion Studies program:

The aim of this groundbreaking graduate program is to foster the critical investigation of fashion in its multifaceted dimensions as object, image and practice that…

February 15, 2010

Sixties Dress Only

Based on an ethnographic study of the contemporary mod and sixties-scene the book explores the appeal and consumption of 1960s fashion among youth and adolescents…

February 15, 2010

MA student publication

MA Decorative Arts and Design Program alumna Amy Azzarito (2008) is publishing an essay, drawn from her MA thesis, on the hand-built architecture of the…

February 15, 2010

MA student delivering paper on Pedro Almodovar

MA Decorative Arts and Design Program student Natalia del Rivero delivered a paper on Pedro Almodovar at the Mid-Atlantic Popular Culture/American Culture Association, in Boston,…

February 15, 2010

Learn about the Victorian Society in America Summer Schools Program

Sarah Lichtman is a member of the Education Committee and Board of Directors of the Victorian Society in America Summer Schools Program. Please contact her…

February 15, 2010

Participate in the Production of Parsons Magazine

Susan Yelavich is the Faculty Advisor for PM (Parsons Magazine). Contact her at yelavics@newschool.edu to find out how to get involved. Opportunities include: publication of…

February 15, 2010

Routes and Homes

In Spring 2010 Jilly Traganou will be working on a participatory research project titled “Routes & Homes: Prototyping socio-spatial micro-structures in conditions of migration and…

February 15, 2010

Internship Coordinator for the Manitoga/Russel Wright Design Center

From 2005-2009 Sarah Lichtman was the Internship Coordinator for the Manitoga/Russel Wright Design Center. Professor Lichtman worked closely with several students from the Parsons Masters…

February 14, 2010

Affluence and Anxiety: Aspects in postwar America, 1945-1965

On January 21, 2010 Sarah Lichtman gave a lecture at the Museum of Art and Design entitled “Affluence and Anxiety: Aspects in postwar America, 1945-1965.

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