NYU Masters in Visual Culture Thesis Presentations

Ruben Toledo, detail of the 'Fashion Wheel', 2003

Ruben Toledo, detail of the 'Fashion Wheel', 2003

The Eighth Richard Martin Visual Culture Symposium

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Guest Speaker, Phyllis Magidson

Curator of Costumes and Textiles, The Museum of the City of New York

“New York vs. Paris 1914 to 1941: Fashion Showdown”

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Presentations by M.A. Candidates in Costume Studies:

Fashion and Façade: Addressing and Undressing

the Bourgeoisie in Emile Zola’s Pot-Bouille

Jessica Pescosolido

The Italian Look: Unique Synergies at Work

Gabriella M. Pannunzio

Shapewear: A Complicated Affair

A Study in the Resurgence of Body Shapers Worn by American Women

Ashley Cohen

Jungle Red and Dragon Ladies:

American Femininities and the Modern Manicure

Suzanne E. Shapiro

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Friday, April 3, 2009 – 6:00-8:00

Einstein Auditorium

34 Stuyvesant Street

New York, New York 10003

(212) 998-5700

~Reception to follow~

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