Course Description: The study of theories related to appearance, clothing, and fashion, and their influences on cultural identities, gender perceptions, and fashion product consumption. Examines contemporary dress from cultures outside and within the United States.

The Danish Girl offers insights on gender identity, transgender surgery, and transsexual attitudes in history. Alexandria touches on transitional moments in the character’s dress, the predominant homophobia and sexual politics of the time and more in this presentation.