This unit offers an introduction to the study of dress through the discussion of major theories and methodologies that inform current scholarship in the field. With a focus on designers, wearers, and cultural practices of dressing the body, the unit will question how dress communicates as a form of visual expression.
1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week
1x1000wd text analysis (25%), 1x1000wd visual analysis (25%), 1x2500wd research essay (40%), participation (10%)
12 credit points at 1000 level in Art History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Critical Studies