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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

    Independent Study
    PGHI 5901, Spring 2024

    Independent Study
    PGHI 5900, Spring 2024

    IS: Curatorial Capstone 1
    PGHI 5905, Spring 2024

    IS: MA Exam
    PGHI 5904, Spring 2024

    IS: Thesis 1
    PGHI 5902, Spring 2024

    IS: Thesis 2
    PGHI 5903, Spring 2024

    Future Courses

    Amer Material & Visual Culture
    PGHT 5720, Fall 2024

    American Art
    PLAH 4035, Fall 2024

    Independent Study
    GPOL 6990, Fall 2024

    Independent Study
    PGHT 5932, Fall 2024

    Independent Study
    PGHI 5900, Fall 2024

    IS: Curatorial Capstone 1
    PGHI 5905, Fall 2024, Summer 2024

    IS: Curatorial Capstone 2
    PGHI 5906, Fall 2024

    IS: MA Exam
    PGHI 5904, Fall 2024

    IS: Thesis 1
    PGHI 5902, Fall 2024

    IS: Thesis 2
    PGHI 5903, Fall 2024

    Past Courses

    Amer Material & Visual Culture
    PGHT 5720, Fall 2023

    American Art
    PLAH 4035, Fall 2023

    Equivalency
    PGHT 5930, Fall 2023

    Independent Study
    PGHT 5932, Fall 2023

    Independent Study
    PGHI 5900, Fall 2023

    Independent Study
    GPOL 6990, Fall 2023

    IS: Curatorial Capstone 1
    PGHI 5905, Fall 2023, Summer 2023

    IS: Curatorial Capstone 2
    PGHI 5906, Fall 2023

    IS: MA Exam
    PGHI 5904, Fall 2023

    IS: Thesis 1
    PGHI 5902, Fall 2023

    IS: Thesis 2
    PGHI 5903, Fall 2023

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