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              US NNFIT SC.FITA.3.20.4.9.14 · sub-sub-sub-series · 2022-2023
              Part of Academic Affairs records

              The Soul Club Oral History Project is an initiative of the FIT Library, inspired by the Soul Club fashion shows’ exuberance, positivity, dynamism, and joy. For this oral history project, FIT alumni and faculty members are interviewed about their participation and experience in the Soul Club. The goal of this project is to explore FIT’s rich and diverse history and uplift, amplify, and publicly share the stories of Black fashion students and faculty members as told by the community members themselves.

              Taur Orange, interviewer, is the head of Educational Opportunity Programs at FIT.

              Orange, Taur
              Symposium records
              US NNFIT SC.FITA.3.10.1.2.7 · folder · 2007
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              Includes the papers and presentation delivered at the 2007 Symposium "Focus on Fashion Journalism." The names of the presenters and the title of their presentations contained in this folder are: Shawn Grain Carter, "Naomi Who? America's First Black Cover Model;" Elyse Tetorka, "Q&A: Fashion in Andy Warhol's Interview Magazine;" Amy Widmayer, "Fashion's Guilty Pleasure: The Celebrity Model."

              Symposium records
              US NNFIT SC.FITA.3.10.1.2.36 · digital folder · 2021
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              This folder includes digital video presentations and the symposium invitation graphic delivered by the Fashion Textiles Studies Symposium 2021: Wiggle Room - The Lived Experience of Dress, which occurred completely online due to restrictions placed upon students and faculty due to the Coronavirus Pandemic.

              Presentations include

              • “I Was a Mighty Dressed Up Bride”: Wedding Dress in the WPA Narratives by Kenna Libes;
              • “Hippety-Hop, I'm a Bunny”: An Examination of the Objectification of the Female Body Through the Bunny Costume by Ellen Greene;
              • Building the Wardrobe that Lasts: The Aesthetic Formula of 1970s Fashionable Anti-Fashion, by Alina Osokina;
              • Afropunk: A Carnival of Fashion Consciousness by Christianna Rice