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Fashion and Materiality

  • 7.5 credits

Course in second semester within Master's Programme in Fashion Studies

Fashion objects are often examined by cultural historians, fashion theorists, economic historians and curators. This course explores the ways in which fashion items can be studied, and how they reflect the socio-cultural context in which they were created and worn. Through seminars, lectures and workshops the students will learn how to approach materiality and re-establish its significance from various perspectives.

  • Course structure

    Half pace advanced level course during 2nd period.

    Teaching format

    Teaching consists of lectures, seminars and workshops. All teaching will be conducted in English, and is compulsory.

    Assessment

    The course is examined through an individually written take-home assignment. For more detailed information, please see the course description.

  • Schedule

    The schedule will be available no later than one month before the start of the course. We do not recommend print-outs as changes can occur. At the start of the course, your department will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.
  • Course literature

    Note that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.
  • Contact

    master@ims.su.se