At long last it is actually possible to sign up for university credit
for my online History of Fashion and Dress class offered for Spring
For those of you who don't already know about this class, full details
are available at
Even if you are not interested in the credit class you can audit this
class for free (really).
If however, you have just been awaiting sign up information, here it
The Course Number is ---- THR F355 UY9
The Course Title is ---------History of Fashion and Dress
The Instructor is------------Maginnis
Meets UAF Requirement for ---- social science
Course Description: Social history of costume in Western
from Ancient Greece to the present time. Includes instruction in the
methods of research used to find visual source material, and
that exercise the research skills. All materials are online. Unlike
other Independent Learning courses, this course begins on January 22,
2001 and ends on April 29, 2001. Not available on a year-long basis.
Fairbanks students can sign up for the FX1 section, crn:, to be part
their spring semester load.
Prerequisites: HIST F101 or F102 or permission of instructor. (Don't
panic about this, this old requirement is changing in next years
catalog, so this just means I have to sign off on students for this
Delivery Methods: WWW
Special Requirements: Internet, Computer, E-Mail,
Service Fee: $20.00
Total Cost Including Materials: $281 (This low rate applies even to
of state and foreign students!)
To Register go to
can register online with a credit card, or request hard copy
registration materials via email.
If you were not planning on enrolling, but still wish to participate
class discussions, remember to go here
to sign up for the
Tara Maginnis, Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Theatre,
University of Alaska, Fairbanks
(Author of The Costumer's Manifesto