COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
History of Dress
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
FA 205
Fall
3
0
3
4
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Required
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives The aim of this course is to give essential information about the history of clothing that has emerged since primitive cultures.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Will be able to define historical clothing from primitive cultures to the beginning of the 20th century.
  • will be able to discuss the historical developments and changes on dresses
  • will be able to compare historical dresses in terms of different social, critical, political and historical approaches
  • will be able to define changing silhouttes, important and legendary figures in the history of dresses
  • will be able to analyze national and folkloric elements of our cultural dress forms
Course Description In this course, basic terminology and forms of historic dresses will be explained from primitive cultures to the beginning of the 20th century with an understanding of the importance and use of historical research in design practice.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Required Materials
1 Introduction: The context of historical research on historical costume; origins of dress; introduction to the pirimitive costume, group work
2 Costume in Ancient East: Mesopotamian Civilization ( Sumerian, Babylonian, Assyrian, Hittites, Persians...), group work Chapter 1, Laver, James, A Concise History of Fashion, Thames and Hudson, 1992, pp.7-12.
3 Mediterranean costumes I: Costume in Egyptian civilisation, group work Watching Cleopatra movie Chapter 1, Laver, James, A Concise History of Fashion, Thames and Hudson, 1992, pp.7-19.
4 Mediterranean costumes II: Costume in Antiquity: Crete, Greece, Etruria, Rome. group work. Visit to the İzmir Archeological Museum Goddess: The Classical mode, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Harold Coda,2003 Chapter 2, Laver, James, A Concise History of Fashion, Thames and Hudson, 1992. Watching Alexander the Great movie
5 Anatolian Costumes: Selcukis (11-13th century), introduction to the roots of Turkish costume, group work. Türkoğlu, Sabahattin, Anadolu’da Giyim Kuşam, İstanbul,2002
6 MIDTERM 1
7 The Middle Ages I: Byzantium and Christian Iconography, group work. Chapter 3, Laver, James, A Concise History of Fashion, Thames and Hudson, 1992
8 The Middle Ages II: Crusaders and Gothic Revival,Influence of Ottoman culture on European costume: Orientalisation, group work. Chapter 3, Laver, James, A Concise History of Fashion, Thames and Hudson, 1992. Watching the “Scarlet Letter” movie
9 The Renaissance: Emergence of Artist and Costume of Powe, group work Chapter 4, Laver, James, A Concise History of Fashion, Thames and Hudson, 1992. Watching the “Queen Elizabeth” movie
10 Baroque and Rococo, group work Chapter 5-6, Laver, James, A Concise History of Fashion, Thames and Hudson, 1992.
11 MIDTERM 2
12 Style of Ottoman Dynasty (1299-1923)Ottoman Empire and Westernization Period, group work Jirousek, Charlotte A. Ottoman Dress and Design in the West: A Visual History of Cultural Exchange, Indiana University Press, 2019.
13 Enlightment Period: The French Revolution The Directoire and Empire Period Chapter 7-8, Laver, James, A Concise History of Fashion, Thames and Hudson, 1992. Chapter 8-9, Laver, James, A Concise History of Fashion, Thames and Hudson, 1992
14 Group work, “WORKSHOP” Preparation of the materials before the class by students.
15 Semester Review
16 Final Exam
Course Notes/Textbooks

Laver, James, A Concise History of Fashion, Thames and Hudson, 1992, ISBN:0-500-20348-2

Suggested Readings/Materials

Boucher, François, A History of Costume in the West, Thames and Hudson,1996, ISBN:0-500-20348-2

 

Cosgrave, Bronwyn, The Complete History of Costume and Fashion: From Ancient Egypt to the Present Day,Checkmark Books, 2000, ISBN: 978-0816045747

 

Tortora, P. G., & Eubank, K., Survey of Historic Costume: A History of Western Dress. New York: Fairchild, 2002

 

Breward, Christopher, The Culture of Fashion, Manchester University Press, 1995, ISBN: 978-0-7190-4125-9

 

Türkoğlu, Sabahattin, Anadolu’da Giyim Kuşam, İstanbul,2002

 

Jirousek, Charlotte A. Ottoman Dress and Design in the West: A Visual History of   Cultural Exchange, Indiana University Press, 2019, ISBN: 978-0253042163

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
1
10
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
2
20
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterm
2
40
Final Exam
1
30
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
5
70
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
30
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
Study Hours Out of Class
16
2
32
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
2
11
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
2
3
Final Exams
1
2
    Total
110

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To be able to develop and design a collection independently.

2

To be able to do maintain a design research individually or as a team.

X
3

To be able to develop entrepreneurship- and managerial skills for a future professional practice.

4

To be able to understand, interpret and apply theoretical knowledge in fashion and textile design.

X
5

To be able to analyze and integrate the particular local and regional needs and of their profession.

6

To be able to obtain a multidisciplinary point of view, follow and analyze the new issues, changes and trends in contemporary design and art in such a way that they can be integrated into design practice.

X
7

To be able to apply industrial requirements, knowledge of material & usage and know-how knowledge in the creation of high quality fashion products.

8

To be able to use digital information and communication technologies at a level that is adequate to the discipline of fashion and textile design.

X
9

To be able to develop an ongoing analytical and professional approach to academic and design research.

X
10

To be able to recognize the need and importance of a personal lifelong learning attitude towards their chosen area of interest.

X
11

To be able to collect data in the areas of fashion and textile design and communicate with colleagues in a foreign language ("European Language Portfolio Global Scale", Level B1).

X
12

To be able to speak a second foreign at a medium level of fluency efficiently.

13

To be able to relate the knowledge accumulated throughout the human history to their field of expertise.

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest