FACULTY OF BUSINESS

Department of Business Administration

GEAR 303 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Clothes in the Movies
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
GEAR 303
Fall/Spring
2
2
3
4

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Service Course
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course -
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives The aim of this course is to enable students to comprehend the relationship between fashion and cinema by means of films and readings and to acquire the necessary skills for analysis at academic level.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Will be able to describe different styles of clothing.
  • Will be able to analyze the narrative of a movie.
  • Will be able to define the period to which clothing refers.
  • Will be able to discuss the relationship between character and clothes.
  • Will be able to do presentations about clothes in movies.
Course Description This course will provide an advanced level of knowledge in the cultural and artistic context of fashion. This course will consist of 3 thematically divided sections: a. films about the fashion industry; b. Films, clothing and identity, c. Films, clothing and storytelling.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Introduction
2 Costume and Character: The Great Gatsby Reading: http://clothesonfilm.com/costume-in-the-great-gatsby-use-your-imagination/ http://clothesonfilm.com/martinprada-great-gatsby-collaboration-fashion-as-costume/
3 Lecture on Costume and character and explanation of assignment
4 Costume and Character: Elizabeth: The Golden Age, Shekhar Kapur,2007 Chapter 4, Laver, James, A Concise History of Fashion, Thames and Hudson, 1992
5 Costume and Gender: Orlando, Sally Potter,1992 Chapter 4, Laver, James, A Concise History of Fashion, Thames and Hudson, 1992
6 Costume and Gender: The Iron Lady, Phyllida Lloyd 2011 https://clothesonfilm.com/the-iron-lady-co stume-as-distinction-gender-and-protecti on/
7 Costume and Time: Marie Antoinette Sophia Coppola 2006 http://costumevault.blogspot.com/2016/02/marie-antoinette-working-with.html http://costumevault.blogspot.com/2015/11/marie-antoinette-telling-story-through.html
8 Costume and Time: The Grand Budapest Hotel, Wes Anderson,2014 https://clothesonfilm.com/the-wes-anderson-collection-the-grand-budapest-hotel/
9 Costume and Time: Phantom Thread Chapter 10: Laver, James, History of Fashion, Thames and Hudson, 1992,p.252-292.
10 Lecture on Subcultures and Style
11 Costume and Subcultures: Funny Face Chapter 10: Laver, James, History of Fashion, Thames and Hudson, 1992,p.252-292.
12 MIDTERM EXAM All movies and literature mentioned above, plus class discussions
13 PRESENTATIONS Group work
14 PRESENTATIONS Group work
15 Semester Review
16 Final project

 

Course Notes/Textbooks

Stella Bruzzi, Undressing cinema. Clothing and identity in the movies, London 1997.

Laver, James, A Concise History of Fashion, Thames and Hudson, 1992, ISBN:0-500-20348-2

Blog: www.clothesonfilm.com

Suggested Readings/Materials

Blog: www.clothesonfilm.com

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
1
30
Presentation / Jury
Project
1
30
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exams
Midterm
1
40
Final Exam
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
4
100
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Theoretical Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
2
32
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: '.16.' x total hours)
16
2
32
Study Hours Out of Class
10
2
20
Field Work
0
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
0
Portfolio
0
Homework / Assignments
1
10
10
Presentation / Jury
0
Project
1
8
8
Seminar / Workshop
0
Oral Exam
0
Midterms
1
20
20
Final Exam
0
    Total
122

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To be able to solve problems with an analytical and holistic viewpoint in the field of business administration.

2

To be able to present the findings and solutions to the business problems in written and oral formats.

3

To be able to interpret the application of business and economic concepts, and philosophies at the national and international levels.

4

To be able to use innovative and creative approach for real-life business situations.

5

To be able to demonstrate leadership skills in different business situations.

6

To be able to interpret the reflections of new technologies and softwares to business dynamics.   

7

To be able to integrate knowledge gained in the five areas of business administration (marketing, production, management, accounting, and finance) through a strategic perspective.

8

To be able to act in accordance with the scientific and ethical values in studies related to business administration.

9

To be able to work efficiently and effectively as a team member.

10

To be able to have an ethical perspective and social responsiveness when making and evaluating business decisions.

11

To be able to collect data in the area of business administration and communicate with colleagues in a foreign language ("European Language Portfolio Global Scale", Level B1).

12

To be able to speak a second foreign at a medium level of fluency efficiently.

13

To be able to relate the knowledge accumulated throughout the human history to their field of expertise.

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest

 


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