schedule title

Month

Day

Topic

Readings from texts

Special Notes

Assignments Due

January

11

Syllabus, projects, expectations, cultural variations of Dress

 

 

 

 

13

What is Culture?

Eicher Ch 2 Reading: 1.2

 

Posting

 

18

Culture cont. & functions of dress

Eicher: Reading 1.5

Guest Speaker

 

 

20

Non-ethnocentric descriptions

Eicher: Ch. 1

 

Journal Entries Posting

 

25

How do we know what was worn?

Eicher:  Ch 3

 

QUIZ

 

27

Exploration of different sources

Eicher Reading 1.4

.

Posting

 

1

Visit to the Library ** (date may be subject to change)
APA style

 

 

 

February

3

Written interpretations of dress

Eicher Ch 4

 

Journal Entries Posting

 

8

Part II Differences between race and ethnicity

Eicher Ch. 5

 

QUIZ

 

10

Dress and ethnicity
American Indian Dress

Eicher Ch. 6, Reading II.2

Guest Speaker

Posting

 

15

Domestic Scale

Eicher Ch. 7 Reading III.1

 

 

 

17

Tattoo Lecture

 

Dr. Perry

Journal Entries Posting

 

22

Domestic scale video (Naaii)

 

 

QUIZ

 

24

Commercial scale

Eicher Ch 8 Reading III.2, III.3

 

TATTOO PAPER DUE Posting

March

1

Video/ guest peaker

Foster 2, 3, 4

 

 

 

3

Globalization

Eicher Ch 9 Reading III.4

 

Journal Entries Posting

 

8

Globalization, cont.

Foster 6, 9

 

 

 

10

Video / guest speaker Ethnic dress

 

 

QUIZ
Posting

 

15

| SPRING BREAK |

 

 

 

 

17

| SPRING BREAK |

 

 

 

 

22

Art of creating dress

Eicher Ch 10

 

 

 

24

Ideals

Eicher Ch 11 Reading IV.2

 

Journal Entries Posting

 

29

The Art of Dress

Eicher Ch 12 Reading IV.4

 

 

 

31

No Class – Travel to Dallas Career Day Q

 

 

 

April

5

Conformity vs. Individuality
Religious dress

 

Guest Speaker

QUIZ

 

7

Dress and the Arts

Eicher Ch 13

 

Posting

 

12

Costume vs. Dress

 

Guest speaker

Journal Entries

 

14

Film

 

 

QUIZ
Posting

 

19

Wedding readings/film

Foster 12, 13, 14

 

 

 

21

Future of Dress

Eicher Ch 14

 

Identity Paper Due
Posting

 

26

Film

 

 

 

 

28

Last class – review for exam

 

 

 

Tuesday, 1:30-3:30 pm

May3

Final Exam

 

 

 

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