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  • Anya Kurennaya

    Part-time Associate Teaching Professor

    Email
    kurea091@newschool.edu

    Office Location
    A - 66 West 12th Street

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    Anya Kurennaya

    Profile

    Anya Kurennaya is a graduate of the MA Fashion Studies program at Parsons School of Design, having previously studied linguistics and foreign languages at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque and at McGill University in Montreal. She has served as adjunct faculty in the Art and Design History and Theory department at Parsons since 2012. She has taught courses on hip hop culture and style, fashion and celebrity culture, fashion and language, the makeover and designer culture, and even a course examining social, cultural, and historical perspectives on hair. She is also developing new undergraduate courses in fashion writing and zine culture. Anya is currently working to publish selections from her master's thesis, entitled “Look What the Cat Dragged In: Masculinity, Sexuality and Authenticity in 1980s Glam Metal.”


    Research Interests

    fashion theory, dress practices, music, subculture, memory, nostalgia, popular culture, celebrity culture, gender, performance, fan fashion


    Future Courses

    [LS] Integrative Seminar 2
    PUFY 1013, Spring 2023

    Intro to Fashion Studies: Lec
    PLFS 2050, Spring 2023

    NYC: Zine Culture
    PLVS 1060, Spring 2023

    Past Courses

    [LS] Integrative Seminar 2
    PUFY 1013, Spring 2022

    Integrative Seminar 2
    PUFY 1011, Spring 2022

    Intro to Fashion Studies: Lec
    PLFS 2050, Spring 2022

    NYC: Zine Culture
    PLVS 1060, Spring 2022

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