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Liberated Through Fashion: Black History and Culture

Details: Dyese Matthews is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Apparel Design at Cornell University. She earned her B.A.A. in Fashion Merchandising and Design from Central Michigan University in 2018 and her M.S. in Apparel Merchandising and Design from Iowa State University in 2020. Dyese has published numerous manuscripts and curated multiple fashion exhibitions on the topics of dressed embodiment, identity expression, and self-definition with a focus on Black identity and fashion. In her dissertation, she is exploring the multiple and ongoing intersections of space and place, fashion, memory, and Black women in Harlem, NYC during the post-Civil Rights era.
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Location: College of Education and Human Services French Auditorium
1111 Ojibway Ct.
Mount Pleasant, Michigan
Admission: Free and open to the public
Sponsor: College of Education and Human Services
Contact: Chair, Fashion, Interior Design, & Merchandising Fashion Merchandising & Design, Professor Tanya Domina Tanya.domina@cmich.edu 989-774-1830