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ARHT2674: Fashion and Dress: Past and Present

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.

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

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.

Unit outlines

Unit outlines will be available 1 week before the first day of teaching for the relevant session.