Syllabus

California State University, Los Angeles

Arts & Letters / Department of Art / Fashion Fiber and Materials

ART 3410, Modern to Contemporary History of FFM, 01, Spring 2017

Instructor: Carole Frances Lung- Bazile (Professor Lung)
Office Location: Fine Arts 256
Telephone: 323.343.4047
Email: clung2@calstatela.edu
Office Hours: Monday / Wednesday 9-11 am
Class Days/Time: Monday / Wednesday 1:40-2:55
Classroom: FA 246

Course Description Modern to contemporary history course exploring fashion, fiber, textiles, crafts and related art and design movements.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate a basic knowledge of contemporary artist, designers, and innovators related to the field of Fashion, Fiber and Materials.
  2. Implementation of Fashion, Fiber and Materials vocabulary.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to develop and write a focused research paper.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to develop, execute and produce a focused topic for presentation.
  5. Demonstrate the ability to participate in class discussions.

Required Texts/Readings READINGS WILL BE PROVIDED

Other equipment / material requirements Students will need to supply the following materials for unit assignments.

Maintain a free wordpress blog

Classroom Protocol Students are expected to Participate, be Prepared, and be Prompt. Every class day will have an opportunity to participate, that is, join in class discussions. In order to participate, you will need to be prepared by completing the reading and assigned homework, and by bringing all required supplies and materials; and you will need to be prompt, by being on time to class and signing in.

Late assignments are not accepted. Homework posts must be posted on blog or moodle before class starts.  Presentations must be ready at the start of class.

Absenteism: five unexcused absences will result in failure of the course.

Dropping and Adding  Students are responsible for understanding the policies and procedures about add/drops, academic renewal, etc. Students should be aware of the current deadlines and penalties for adding and dropping classes: https://get.calstatela.edu/Registrar.htm.

Assignments and Grading Policy

Assignment # 1 Annotated Bibliography from the readings.  students will maintain a blog page with the reading citation, a short summary, and personal thoughts and isights from the source.  One annotated bibliography from each reading.  30 pts.   (LO: 1 and 2)

here is a sample

Assignment #2A Research and Write a Journal article.    Research an object, fashion style, textile design, weavings, artist, designer or movement, which occurred between 1900-1990’s and write 10-25 page research article, for one of the following journals,  MLA Format with images posted on your blog as a PDF, include image    25 pts.  (LO: 1,3,4,5)

Examples of Journals you could write for:    USE THE RESOURCES THROUGH THE LIBRARY SUCH AS JSTOR

Journal of Design history
The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin
Technology and Culture
Industrial and Labor Relations Review
The Business History Review
The American Historical Review
The Journal of American History
and the list goes on.

 

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Writing for an academic journal

Writing Humanities paper 

Format Options 

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Assignment # 2B  Physical reproduction:  students are required to use their skills to reproduce with historical accuracy a well crafted textile, garment or collection of accessories from one era from the readings  and or from other personal research. There should be up ward of 30 hours of work put into this project.  Students will post on the blog their processes, and a photograph of the garment  / accessory being worn in a photoshoot and identify the historical vocabulary of what you produced.   30 pts  (LO: 1, 3,4,5)

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Summary of Grading: Total Points 178

31 class meetings:  Participate, Prepared, Prompt: 93 points

Assignment 1 Annotated: 30 points

Assignment 2A Historical Article:  25 points

Assignment 2B Physical Reproduction: 30 points

Points converted to letter grades:

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Percentage of total points Your earned

Letter Grade

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Percentage of total points Your earned

Letter Grade

166 – 178 93 – 100% A 130 – 136 73 – 76% C
160 – 165 90 – 92% A- 125 – 129 70 – 72% C-
155 – 159 87 – 89% B+ 119 – 124 67 – 69% D+
148 – 154 83 – 86% B 112 – 118 63 – 66% D
142 – 147 80 – 82% B- 107 – 111 60 – 62% D-
137 – 141 77 – 79% C+ 0 – 106 below 60% F

 

University Policies

Student Handbook Information on student rights and responsibilities, academic honesty, standards of conduct, etc., can be found in Schedule of Classes (http://www.calstatela.edu/classschedule/) under Policies and Procedures.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Reasonable accommodation will be provided to any student who is registered with the Office of Students with Disabilities and requests needed accommodation.


Week 1 Jan 23-25
Lesson 1 Introduction to course

Homework: readings

Lesson 2 ILGWU / Unions

Homework: readings

 

Week 2 Jan 30-Feb 1

Lesson 1: Trade Agreements

Homework: readings

Lesson 2: Underwear 1900-1990

Homework: readings

 

Week 3 Feb 6-9

Lesson 1: Fashion and Surrealism

Homework: readings

Lesson 2: Dandyism:

Homework: readings

 

Week 4 Feb 13-15

Lesson 1:   Drag, Cross dressing and trans gender – Son’s of Tennesse Williams the History of Gay Krewes in New Orleans.

Homework: readings

Lesson 2:  The Kibbo Kift and Futurist

Homework: readings

 

Week 5 Feb 20-22  Professor Lung @ Elon University 

Lesson 1:   No class meeting- post Reading Bibliography on blog by Feb. 27

Lesson 2: No class meeting – post Reading bibliography on blog by Feb. 27

Your class activity is to visit the Autry Museum Cowboy exhibition, sometime during the week, and post on your blog by Feb. 27

Write a Manifesto critiquing Fast Fashion, post on your blog by Feb. 27

 

Week 6 Feb 27-March 1

Lesson 1: Wearing Propaganda.

Fast Fashion Manifesto’s, and Autry visit post due.

Homework: readings

Lesson 2:  Bauhuas – Weaving / Color

Homework: readings

 

Week 7 March 6-8

Lesson 1:  Black Mountain College – Weaving / Color

Homework: readings

Lesson 2:  The new look: Dior and James

 

Week 8 March 13-15

Lesson 1: Fear and Fashion in the cold War.  Research topic sharing.

Lesson 2:  Wende Museum Visit 2-3 pm

Homework: readings

 

Week 9 March 20-22

Lesson 1:  Feminism and Fashion

Homework: readings

Lesson 2:  California Design

Homework: prepare in project ideas for Assignments 2 and 3.

SPRING BREAK MARCH 27- APRIL 2

 

Week 10 April 3-5  

Lesson 1: Meetings on Assignments 2 and 3.  Students will present outlines, drafts of papers, and project in process.  Meetings to be held at FA 256 Professor Lungs Office

  1. Jocelyn Ochoa
  2. Maya Harper
  3. Milan Harper
  4. Tuandrea Beasley
  5. Jaime Gonzalez
  6. Evelyn Rodriguez
  7. Lala Gamez
  8. Chelsea Pearsall
  9. Cat Covington
  10. Hazel Sanchez
  11. Gem Arias
  12. Taj Jackson

Homework: readings

Lesson 2:Meetings on Assignments 2 and 3.  Students will present outlines, drafts of papers, and project in process. (meet with 3110 students after tour)

  1. Yesenia Garica
  2. Rosabella Perez
  3. Karen Corella
  4. Brittney Hewitt
  5. Stella Maruma
  6. Chyna Barron
  7. Katheryn Isidoro
  8. Yvonne
  9. Chai In
  10. Katelynn Michel
  11. Jelesse Fletcher
  12. Ashley Samson

Homework: readings

April 10-12

Lesson 1: DYE HARD symposium, Cal State LA Downtown Campus, 801 S. Grand Ave. 10 am – 3 pm

Lesson 2: CA Design

 

Week 12 April 16-19

Lesson 1: Fashion at the Edge 1990’s / Set up writing and object support groups.

Lesson 2:  Workshop Research papers with peers- Facilitative Responses

 

Week 13 April 24-26

Lesson 1:  Workshop Research papers with peers – Directive Responses.  Make appointments at writing center for final edits before paper is due.  http://www.calstatela.edu/uwc

Lesson 2:  Object presentations in process- Feedback from peers and Professor Lung – Facilitative Responses (questions to prompt improvements)

 

Week 14  May 1-3

Lesson 1: MAY DAY MARCH

Lesson 2  Poster board presentations in process  –  Student come with sketched out plan, text and images and type of poster you will use. Facilitative Feedback from peers  and Professor Lung (questions to prompt improvements)

Week 15  May 8-10.  1:40-1:45 set up your poster presentations in 244/ 239.  1:45-2:30 view, ask questions, and answer the following (audience turns in with your name on it:  Student Scholar. what was the topic? what were the references? what was the object produced? what did you learn? Did the graphics engage you? Why? Why not?)  2:30-2:55 Group wrap up, final thoughts for posters for group 1. 

May 8: Group 1 Poster Session FA 239/244

  1. Jocelyn Ochoa
  2. Maya Harper
  3. Milan Harper
  4. Tuandrea Beasley
  5. Jaime Gonzalez
  6. Evelyn Rodriguez
  7. Lala Gamez
  8. Chelsea Pearsall
  9. Cat Covington
  10. Hazel Sanchez
  11. Gem Arias
  12. Taj Jackson

May 10: Group 2 Poster Session in FA 239/244

  1. Yesenia Garica
  2. Rosabella Perez
  3. Karen Corella
  4. Brittney Hewitt
  5. Stella Maruma
  6. Chyna Barron
  7. Katheryn Isidoro
  8. Yvonne
  9. Chai In
  10. Katelynn Michel
  11. Jelesse Fletcher
  12. Ashley Samson
  13. Mariela Mendez

Final

Wednesday May 17, by 3 pm, Turn in Assignment #2 a (post on blog) and b to Professor Lungs office between 1:30-3 pm.

 

Calendar subject to change

 

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