Architecture-Design-and-Built-Environment - Course - FASHION AND LOCAL IDENTITY

  • Course Code: FASD225
  • Credits: 3
  • Hours Distribution: 3 LEC
  • Course Type: Program Elective Course (PEC)

Course Description

This course fosters a broad understanding of the complex relationships between dress and culture in the non-Western world. Students should gain a greater perspective on the historical, social, economic, industrial precursors that has created men’s and women’s fashion trends in the Middle East. These geographical and cultural variations reflect a complex set of relations between historical change and clothing practices as markers of changing identity over time, including differences relating to gender, age, wealth, and religious status.