Sun, June 28, 2020 12:00 AM - Sat, July 11, 2020, 12:00 AM UBC Vancouver Campus. This course is part of the UBC Future Global Leaders Pre-University Program for high school students ages 15-18, and is offered at UBC Vancouver. This program offers the option to stay in a UBC student residence during the program or commute daily.
Study sociology by understanding our everyday decisions of what to wear, why we wear what we do, and why our clothes matter. Discover the rules that shape how we dress, the role of influencers and followers, and how what we wear is tied to our identities and inequalities.
Who should take this course?
This course is ideal if you’re interested in sociology, cultural anthropology, marketing or fashion.
CARRIE YODANIS, PhD, is an associate professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of British Columbia. She has taught about the sociology of consumers and consumption in Canada, China and Japan, and is author of the book Getting Dressed: Conformity and Imitation in Clothing and Everyday Life.
For more information, call 604-822-1444 or visit https://extendedlearning.ubc.ca/programs/future-global-leaders