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  • David Brody

    Professor of Design Studies

    Email
    brodyd@newschool.edu

    Office Location
    L - 2 West 13th Street

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    David Brody

    Profile

    Specialist in material culture, visual culture, and design studies. David co-edited (with Hazel Clark) Design Studies: A Reader (Berg, 2009) and his books Housekeeping by Design: Hotels and Labor (2016) & Visualizing American Empire: Orientalism and Imperialism in the Philippines (2010) were both published by the University of Chicago Press. Other publications include articles and reviews in Prospects: An Annual of American Cultural Studies, Journal of Asian American Studies, American Quarterly, Journal of Design History, American Periodicals, Design and Culture, Design Issues, Luxury: History, Culture, Consumption & and other journals. 


    Degrees Held

    Ph.D.


    Recent Publications

    Housekeeping by Design: Hotels and Labor


    Research Interests

    cultural studies, design history, labor studies, design research, theory, visual culture studies, material culture studies


    Current Courses

    ARS: Visual Culture
    PLVS 3500, Fall 2022

    Theorizing Luxury
    PGHT 5660, Fall 2022

    Future Courses

    Independent Senior Project
    LHIS 4990, Spring 2023

    Past Courses

    ARS: Visual Culture
    PLVS 3500, Spring 2022

    Theorizing Luxury: Lecture
    PGHT 5861, Spring 2022

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