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New Perspectives on French Fashion History
Mondays, October 7–November 4, 2019
7–9 pm
Bard Graduate Center, 38 West 86 Street, Classroom 538

This course highlights new research in French fashion history and is taught by emerging thought leaders in the field. Drop in for one session or take all five and learn about vital new research in fashion studies. Classes will explore the history of fashion display in department stores in Paris and in presentations at World’s Fairs, the transformative impact the First World War had on the French fashion industry, the cultural shifts brought about by the introduction of ready-made fashion in the 1950s and 60s, and much more.

Individual classes: $100 Adults; $85 Students and Educators; $75 BGC Members
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$450 Adults; $375 Students and Educators; $350 BGC Members
Space is limited.

Session One: Fashion on Display
Taught by Paula Alaszkiewicz
Monday, October 7, 2019
7–9 pm

Session Two: War Time Fashion
Taught by Maude Bass-Krueger
Monday, October 14, 2019
7–9 pm

Session Three: Gender and Ready-Made Clothing
Taught by Alexis Romano
Monday, October 21, 2019
7–9 pm

Session Four: Fashion and Labor in Nineteenth Century France
Taught by Susan Hiner
Monday, October 28, 2019
7–9 pm

Session Five: Constructing Femininity: 1980-2000
Taught by Francesca Granata
Monday, November 4, 2019
7–9 pm

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