Fashion & Textile Studies, [dt.:] Mode- & textilwissenschaftliche Studien – kulturwissenschaftliche und künstlerische Studien zu Mode und Textilien. Positionen und Perspektiven eines neuen transdisziplinären Fach- und Forschungsprofils

  • Elke Gaugler



Fashion & Textile Studies: Cultural and Aesthetic Studies on Fashion and Textiles; Positions and Perspectives for a New Transdisciplinary Subject and Research Profile

This paper surveys current textile and fashion studies. Starting from the Anglo-American debate, it traces the development of textile studies at various German-speaking universities and arts universities, reviews their key topics and transdisciplinary approaches and methods, and discusses the significance of gender and postcolonial studies for this research field.