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Fashion Institute of Technology, 227 West 27th Street
New York City, NY 10001 United States
(212) 217-7999

The entrance to the Conference Center at FIT is near the corner of 28th Street and Seventh Avenue.

July 2016

CCPS Information Session

July 21, 2016 at 5:00 am - 7:00 pm
Conference Center, Seminar Room 9, Fashion Institute of Technology, 227 West 27th Street
New York City, NY 10001 United States

The Center for Continuing and Professional Studies Information Session will cover both credit and non-credit courses and certificate programs. If you are unsure which continuing education path is right for you, come learn about our various study options: non-degree credit courses, non-credit courses, credit and non-credit certificate programs.

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September 2016

Dressing Princesses: Documents and Designs for the Period Costume in Korea

September 29, 2016 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Conference Center, Seminar Room 9, Fashion Institute of Technology, 227 West 27th Street
New York City, NY 10001 United States

As part of the Primary Sources in Costume/Textile History series, the History of Art Department presents Minjung E. Lee, a visiting scholar at University of California-Davis and a costume designer for the Korean Broadcasting System (KBS), who will speak on historical Korean costume. This lecture will be of particular interest to those involved in textile conservation, art/museum studies, fashion design, and those curious about Korean dress and textiles. Lee will share research that illuminates new art and fashion history. To register for this lecture, RSVP to [email protected]

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October 2016

Chalk FIT and Brick FIT Exhibition and Reception

October 26, 2016 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Conference Center, Seminar Room 9, Fashion Institute of Technology, 227 West 27th Street
New York City, NY 10001 United States

  The Illustration BFA students and alumni of the School of Art and Design will be at a reception to reveal their Chalk FIT creations on the walls of FIT. This year, the markable surfaces have extended down 28th Street to include brick wall that is to be painted with acrylics, titled Brick FIT. The brick wall will eventually be torn down to make way for construction of FIT's new academic building on that site. FIT alumni typographic chalk artwork is in the usual location at 27th and…

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November 2016

Aesthetics of Korean Dress, Hanbok

November 14, 2016 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Conference Center, Seminar Room 9, Fashion Institute of Technology, 227 West 27th Street
New York City, NY 10001 United States

A costume historian and a lecturer at the San Francisco Asian Art Museum will talk about aesthetics of Hanbok, Korean traditional dress. Anyone interested in knowing more about historical development and design elements of hanbok are welcome to join us. This event is part of a series. Also see The Soigné and Sustainable: Hanbok for Future Fashion and Embellishment of Hanbok: A Workshop. The series is sponsored by the History of Art and Fashion Design departments, the Asian Studies minor, the…

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Embellishment of Hanbok: A Workshop

November 17, 2016 at 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Conference Center, Seminar Room 9, Fashion Institute of Technology, 227 West 27th Street
New York City, NY 10001 United States

FIT students and faculty members are invited to participate in a workshop with Dr. Minjee Kim, a costume historian, and Haeja Koo, a master artisan dealing in Korean intangible cultural property, from South Korea. Participants can apply for a scholarship opportunity of Hanbok Advancement Center, Korean Craft and Design Foundation. Materials will be provided by the Hanbok Advancement Center. This event is part of a series. Also see Aesthetics of Korean Dress, Hanbok, and The Soigne and Sustainable: Hanbok for Future…

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The Soigné and Sustainable: Hanbok as Inspiration for Future Fashion

November 18, 2016 at 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Conference Center, Seminar Room 9, Fashion Institute of Technology, 227 West 27th Street
New York City, NY 10001 United States

This seminar for costume historians and museum professionals, sponsored by the Hanbok Advancement Center of the Korean Craft and Design Foundation in South Korea, looks at traditional Korean dress for inspiration for contemporary design. The center is bringing Dr. Minjee Kim, a costume historian, and Haeja Koo, a master artisan/Intangible Cultural Property, from South Korea to speak. The seminar will also include faculty members Eileen Karp and Daniel Cole from the Fashion Design Department. This event is part of a series. Also see Embellishment of…

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Connecting Our Community: Korean Tea Ceremony

November 21, 2016 at 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Conference Center, Seminar Room 9, Fashion Institute of Technology, 227 West 27th Street
New York City, NY 10001 United States

Courtesy of SeiRyunChun.com. A performance of an important aspect of East Asian culture—the traditional tea ceremony—will be held as part of the Connecting Our Community initiative, which seeks to build an inclusive community in which students, faculty, and staff engage with, learn from, and inspire each other. The Korean tea ceremony will be performed by Sei Ryun Chun, an artist of abstract expressionism who performs a traditional Korean tea ceremony at all of her exhibitions. Attendees will have the chance to learn…

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April 2017

Cybersafe Day

April 6, 2017 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Conference Center, Seminar Room 9, Fashion Institute of Technology, 227 West 27th Street
New York City, NY 10001 United States

Cyberattacks, identity theft, and online scams are all over the news lately. Many attacks against institutions like FIT succeed because of something a community member did (clicking on something they shouldn’t) or didn’t do (use a strong password). Join IT for FIT Thursday, April 6, for Cybersafe Day, to learn what you should and shouldn’t do. FIT Is Cybersafe: Cybersecurity Starts with You 11 am and 1 pm This one-hour presentation will review the importance of Information Security on college campuses…

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October 2017

Social Media, Digital Aggregation, and Creating Communities: The Case of Repeating Islands

October 4, 2017 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Conference Center, Seminar Room 9, Fashion Institute of Technology, 227 West 27th Street
New York City, NY 10001 United States

Dr. Ivette Romero, director of the Latin American and Caribbean Studies program at Marist College and co-editor of the Repeating Islands blog—a site for news and commentary on Caribbean literature and culture—will discuss the blog, social media, and creating communities. Romero is also professor of Spanish and chair of the department of Modern Languages and Cultures at Marist. Her research interests center on comparative Caribbean studies (literature, visual arts, cinema, and gender) and the preservation of national identity in marginal…

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September 2019

Center for Continuing and Professional Studies Information Session

September 19, 2019 at 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Conference Center, Seminar Room 9, Fashion Institute of Technology, 227 West 27th Street
New York City, NY 10001 United States

General atmosphere during the FIT CPS Graduation Ceremony in the Great Hall at FIT in New York City. © LAN Learn about certificate opportunities in a variety of fields, as well as individual course offerings, from beginner to advanced. A question and answer session will follow a presentation highlighting nondegree credit courses, noncredit courses, and certificate programs (credit and noncredit options). This event is free and open to the public; RSVP here.  

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November 2019

Center for Continuing and Professional Studies Information Session

November 20, 2019 at 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Conference Center, Seminar Room 9, Fashion Institute of Technology, 227 West 27th Street
New York City, NY 10001 United States

General atmosphere during the FIT CPS Graduation Ceremony in the Great Hall at FIT in New York City. © LAN Learn about certificate opportunities in a variety of fields, as well as individual course offerings, from beginner to advanced. A question and answer session will follow a presentation highlighting nondegree credit courses, noncredit courses, and certificate programs (credit and noncredit options). This event is free and open to the public; RSVP here.  

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