Posts Tagged ‘Rachel Silberstein’

Silberstein talk at Textile Museum symposium

Rachel Silberstein (Assistant Professor, HAVC) gave a talk at the Textile Museum symposium, Picturing China: Qing-Dynasty Photography and Fashion. The changing fashions John Thomson found in mid-nineteenth-century China were, in part, stimulated by the commercialization of garment and accessory production. Commercial and visual records demonstrate that much of this production was of small items – […]

Silberstein presents on Asian textiles, patterns

Rachel Silberstein (Assistant Professor, History of Art and Visual Culture) presented at two conferences recently 1. 2015 Anglo-American Conference “Fashion”: Panel – “Asian Textiles in the Making of a Global Fashion System: Trade, Technology, and Transmission” “Fashioning the Foreign: Urban Dress and the Global Textile Trade in Nineteenth and Twentieth-Century China” Disinterest in foreign materialities […]

Welcome new faculty and term appointments

Academic Affairs is pleased to welcome these new faculty and term appointments to RISD. Thank you to the search committees for their considerable time and effort this year. ​ Full-time Appointments: Apparel Design Gwen van den Eijnde, Assistant Professor Neil Gilks, Associate Professor Architecture Aaron Forrest, Assistant Professor Experimental and Foundation Studies Dawn Clements, Assistant […]