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  • Jessica Glasscock

    Part-time Assistant Professor

    Email
    glasscoj@newschool.edu

    Office Location
    A - Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall - 66 West 12th Street

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    Jessica Glasscock

    Profile

    Jessica Glasscock is a writer, lecturer and independent curator currently residing in Riverdale. She was a co-curator of the retrospective Stephen Sprouse: Rock on Mars at Deitch Projects and organized the lecture series Form Follows Fashion for the IDC program at Parsons School of Design.  A research associate at The Costume Institute at The Metropolitan Museum of Art for over a decade, she developed public programming for exhibitions from 2011's Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty through 2019's Camp: Notes on Fashion.  Her writings include the books Striptease: From Gaslight to Spotlight (2003), American Fashion Accessories (2008) (written in collaboration with Candy Pratts Price), and the upcoming Making a Spectacle: A Fashionable History of Eyewear (2021). She has taught fashion history at Parsons School of Design since 2003.


    Degrees Held

    Master of Arts in Visual Culture, NEW YORK UNIVERSITY, New York City, NY

    Bachelor of Arts in English (Honors Program), NEW YORK UNIVERSITY, New York City, NY

     


    Research Interests

    cultural studies, fashion history, fashion studies, visual culture studies


    Current Courses

    Death of Cool

    Death of Cool (Spring 2021)

    Fash Curation: Contemp Museum

    Futurism & Fashion

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