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Literature and Methodology of Costume Studies

An introduction to foundation literature and research methodologies in costume studies. Includes sessions on academic writing, interpretation of material culture, the use of visual and literary sources, theories of fashion, and the role of museum and gallery exhibitions in furthering scholarship in this field. The course requires written work in diverse formats as well as presentations that prepare students for subsequent coursework.

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MA, Costume Studies

Get a comprehensive education focused on the history of costume and textiles in its broadest aesthetic and cultural context.

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Literature and Methodology of Costume Studies

Course #
ARCS-GE 2012
Units
3
Term
Fall
Department
Art and Art Professions