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ARHT2674: Fashion and Dress: Past and Present

2023 unit information

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.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

Art History

Code ARHT2674
Academic unit Art History
Credit points 6
12 credit points at 1000 level in Art History
Assumed knowledge:

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. develop the ability to identify and discuss key theories and practices relating to the study of dress across a variety of disciplines
  • LO2. demonstrate a critical understanding of leading designers and designs, materials and practices
  • LO3. develop new skills of critical thinking, problem solving and information literacy
  • LO4. develop the skills to approach and discuss complex topics with sensitivity
  • LO5. build skills related to offering feedback to peer.

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 2 2021
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2021
Normal day Remote
Semester 2 2023
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney

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