Schedule Fashion History 2

Month

Day

Topic

Reading from text

Assignments Due

January

15

Syllabus/Intro

 

 

 

17

Overview of Fashion Pre-1850

 

BB discussion trial. Introduce yourself by beginning of class on discussion board.

 

22

1850-1900/ birth of “fashion”

 

BB discussion on "Haute Couture." By Palmer, Alexandra from Berg Library

 

24

Edwardian Period

 

Group presentation  on dress shape 1890-1910

 

29

WWI

 

BB discussion on “Dress and Culture in Greenwich Village” pp 33-53

 

31

 

 

Group presentation  on dress shape 1910-1920

February

5

1920s

 

BB discussion on “The Influence of American Jazz on Fashion” pp 57-74 20th c

 

7

 

 

Group presentation  on dress shape 1920s

 

12

1930s

 

BB discussion on “The Americanization of Fashion…” pp 79-96 20th c

 

14

 

 

Group presentation  on dress shape 1930s

 

19

Exam 1

 

 

 

21

WWII

 

 

 

26

 

 

BB discussion on “Promoting American Designers” pp 99-119 20th c
Group presentation  on dress shape War Years

 

28

Post-War and the New Look

 

 

March

5

1950s

 

BB discussion on “The Beat Generation…” pp 145-165 20th c

 

7

 

 

Group presentation  on dress shape Post war and 1950s

 

12

Spring Break

 

 

 

14

Spring Break

 

 

 

19

1960s

 

BB discussion on “Space Age Fashion” pp 169-187 20th c

 

21

 

 

Group presentation  on dress shape 1960s

 

26

1970s

 

BB discussion on “Dressing for Success…” pp 191-207 20th c

 

28

 

 

Group presentation  on dress shape 1970s

April

2

Exam 2

 

 

 

4

1980s

 

 

 

9

 

 

BB discussion on “Television and Fashion in the 1980s” pp 209-226 20th c

 

11

1990s

 

 

 

16

 

 

BB discussion on “Flava in Ya Gear…” pp 229-252 20th c

 

18

Modern Fashion

 

All papers for film project due at beginning of class (via email or link).

 

23

Film Presentations

 

 

 

25

Film Presentations

 

 

 

30

Film Presentations

 

 

May

2

Review

 

 

 

9

Thursday, 10:45

 

Final Exam

Syllabus