UCLA BLACK DRESS & CULTURE SERIES II
FASHION CITY: LOS ANGELES
BREAKING GROUND & IDENTITY IN BLACK STYLE CREATION
UCLA DAVID C. COPLEY CENTER FOR COSTUME DESIGN
UCLA DEPARTMENT OF AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES
Special thanks to the UCLA Chancellor’s Arts Initiative
SATURDAY, APRIL 22, 2023
JAMES BRIDGES THEATER
10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
Doors open at 9:30 a.m.
The Black Dress and Culture series engages scholars and practitioners in conversations on the multifaceted aspects of Black dress within cultural narratives. This two-part discussion will focus on the evolving perception and impact of Black fashion and aesthetics in history and popular culture and will address and expand upon the multiple viewpoints within ongoing and sometimes-contentious histories and contemporary practices.>