Curating Fashion in a Globalized World


Fall 2016 Symposium “Eastern Exposure: Dress and Textiles in China and Japan”

Organized by MA Costume Studies Program, Department of Art and Arts Professions, New York University Steinhardt

Saturday, November 12, 2016
2:00pm – 5:00pm
New York University Einstein Auditorium
34 Stuyvesant Street
New York, NY 10003


In recent years, the dress and textiles of China and Japan have fascinated researchers, museum professionals, and fashion followers alike, offering a vast array of lines of inquiry. “Eastern Exposure” brought together a distinguished group of scholars who presented a selection of case studies examining continuity and innovation in the evolving fashion industries of China and Japan.


Image: (from left) Dr. Amanda Mayer Stinchecum, Neil Wu-Gibbs, Dr. Yuniya Kawamura, John E. Vollmer, Nancy Deihl, Daniel James Cole, and Dr. Hazel Clark.

Invited Speakers and Abstracts