- Code ARTH2180
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Art and Design
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Art History
- Areas of interest Interdisciplinary Studies - Sustainability, Development Studies, English, Management, Film
- Academic career UGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
Second Semester 2024
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- Critical Thinking
- Indigenous Perspectives
The way we dress and present ourselves to the world is the most fundamental and enduring form of human cultural expression. Fashion Histories explores the history of clothes and fashion design from a variety of cultural, social, historical, political, and theoretical perspectives. Themes include: dressing for power, haute couture, street fashion, subcultures, cultural appropriation, body modification, and gender expression.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- demonstrate critical thinking about bodily adornment, clothes, and cultural expression;
- understand the history of dress and how it relates to the fashion industry;
- engage with theory and practice of making clothes and other body ornaments; and
- speak with confidence about the role of dress in human cultural expression.
- Costume analysis (1000 words) (25) [LO 1,3]
- Fashion collection review (2000 words) (50) [LO 1,2,3]
- Fashion trend video presentation (8-10 minutes) (25) [LO 2,4]
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130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 36 hours of contact over 12 weeks: 24 hours of lectures and 12 hours of tutorials; and
b) 94 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|8919||22 Jul 2024||29 Jul 2024||31 Aug 2024||25 Oct 2024||In Person||N/A|