NYU Steinhardt

Graduate Projects in Costume Studies: Dress and Textiles in World Culture

  • Course Number: ARCS-GE 2913
  • Hours: 30
  • Units: 3
  • Description: A survey of dress & textiles as signifiers of cultural identity & expression, transmitters of design & tradition, & their centrality to the social & economic structure of cultures worldwide. Although Eurocentric cultures will be examined, there is strong emphasis on the traditions of Asia, the Americas & Africa and their global intersections.
  • Old Course Number: E93.2913