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


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”


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


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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