Harvard Art Museums: Deknatel Hall, 32 Quincy Street
Documents, works of art, and actual surviving elements of clothing provide information about the history of costume as they do for other aspects of the construction of history and art history. In two parts, this lecture will discuss, first, what global costume might be, and second, outline a history of trousers as an example of a global history of costume as seen through a consideration of one piece of attire. Tales of trousers may offer a stimulus for thinking about how global history and art history may be written.
Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD), Piper Auditorium, 48 Quincy St.
Please join us for an evening of presentations and conversation mining the deep and trenchant topic of Monuments. Harvard University President Drew Faust and GSD Dean Mohsen Mostafavi will give introductory remarks. Robin Kelsey, Dean of Arts and Humanities, Faculty of Arts and...