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Global Fashion Systems

Examines dress and textiles as signifiers of cultural identity and expression, transmitters of design and tradition, and their centrality to the social and economic structure of a selection of cultures worldwide. Addresses the impact on dress of factors including religious/symbolic beliefs, ideas of gender, trade, and technology, with emphasis on the traditions of Asia, the Americas, and Africa and their global intersections.

Course #
ARCS-GE 2913
Art and Art Professions