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Love Your Library 2014

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Love Your Library

Reaching New Heights

Spring/Fall 2014

Seven Fibers that Changed the World
Let Us Entertain You!

Marion Fasel: Jewelry Author, Expert and Journalist

Financial Aid Awareness


Seven Fibers that Changed the World
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Time: 5pm - 6pm
Location: Feldman Center, 9th Floor

FIT Professor Patrice George explores the early man-made fiber industry. From DuPont to Dior, the story connects social, political and cultural developments from postwar America into the global textile industry of today.

Patrice George, Assistant Professor in the Textile Department and Marketing Department is a specialist in woven textile technology. She is currently a MA candidate in the Fashion and Textile History: Museum Studies program of the School of Graduate Studies at FIT.


Let Us Entertain You!
Date: TBD

Dr. Mary Davis, Dean of Graduate Studies, discusses Charle Martin's and Erik Satie's Sports et Divertissements (1923), a rare folio of illustrations and musical scored. Dr. Giacomo Oliva, Vice President of Academic Affairs accompanies on piano, playing selections of the Satie pieces.

All Students, Faculty, and Staff are welcome!



Marion Fasel: Jewelry Author, Expert and Journalist
Friday, March 14, 2014
3pm - 4pm
Katie Murphy Amphitheater, Pomerantz

Love Your Library kicks off its 2014 program with a live interview of Marion Fasel author, editor and jewelry expert. Ms. Fasel has been the Contributing Editor of Fine Jewelry and Watches at InStyle for the past fifteen years and authored or co-authored seven books about twentieth century jewelry design history. Marion will discuss her career path, what inspires and motivates her as a writer, her views of contemporary jewelers and jewelry trends, the future of fashion journalism, and time permitting questions from the audience.

With over twenty years of experience writing about contemporary jewelry trends and twentieth century jewelry, Ms. Fasel is frequently consulted by the media for her expertise, the most recent example being the New York Times, in its coverage of the "Jewels by JAR" exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Marion Fasel's most recent publications include Bulgari: Serpenti Collection and Bulgari: Bulgari-Bulgari Collection. Her books can be found in the FIT's Library Collection.

This event is open to the public.

Recommended links:
Marion Fasel's website
Women You Should Know Profile
(with video)


Financial Aid Awareness Information Table
Tuesday - Thursday, February 4 - 6
             Thursday, February 13
             Tuesday, February 25
12pm - 2pm
Location: Library Lobby, Goodman Center, 5th floor
Description: Learn more about financial assistance to continue your education



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