HA 237 — Global Fashion: Ancient Origins to Modern Styles

3 credits; 3 lecture hours

Survey of elite and everyday fashion in Africa, the Americas, Asia and Oceania from ancient origins to the 20th century. This course offers a geographical overview of global styles of adornment and dress, including cross-cultural connections and exchange, focusing on the aesthetics and making of dress and its representation in art. (G6: The Arts; G7: Humanities; G9: Other World Civilizations).