READNG DRESS:ARCHIVL CLOTHING

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2018
Subject Name: 
Theatre
Course Number: 
154
Institution: 
Smith College
This course is an introduction to a methodology for the study of dress as material culture, examining physical structures, terminology, technology of clothing production, as well as some of the historical, social and cultural variables shaping- and shaped by- clothing. It is a hand-on class using garments from the Smith Historic Clothing Collection. Students work in small teams to study several similar garments, identifying common features as well as distinctions that may reflect different classes, aesthetic choices and industrial influences. Graded S/U only. Enrollment limit of 24 students.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
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Schedule #: 
10706-F18

Course Sections

READNG DRESS:ARCHIVL CLOTHING
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 2.0 Catherine Smith ksmith@smith.edu M 07:00-09:00 THEATR 114