Ms. Shlagha Agarwal

Assistant Professor / Program Chair - Fashion Design, College of Design

Area of Research interest

  1. Creative and fashion design pedagogies
  2. Technological developments in fashion and textiles
  3. Sustainability in fashion / textiles

Projects & Grants

N/A

PUBLICATIONS

Conference Proceedings

  1. Agarwal, S., Mohamad. G (2020). Privacy as Design Element in Traditional Emirati House and Attire. 3rd AUE International Research Conference, American University in the Emirates, Dubai, UAE
  2. Agarwal, S. (2018). Experimental sustainable practices in fashion education Proceedings of the 2nd AUE International Research Conference, American University in the Emirates, Dubai, UAE
  3. Agarwal, S. (2018). The application of Lin’s conceptual framework of creative pedagogy in Fashion Design education (Smart Learning Conference Proceedings, pages 115-129, Innovation Arabia 11 Proceedings, Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University, Dubai, UAE
  4. Agarwal, S. (2017). Mapping Creative Pedagogies in Fashion Design Education—Fashion Design Program at American University in the Emirates as a Case Study, pages 189-198, Proceedings of the 1st AUE International Research Conference, American University in the Emirates, Dubai, UAE, https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-030-01662-3
  5. Agarwal, S. (2017). Exploring a cross-cultural fashion design pedagogy, pages 124-133, Smart Learning Conference Proceedings, Innovation Arabia 10, Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University, Dubai, UAE, ISSN# 2414-6099, http://www.innovationarabia.ae/about/past-congresses/

Seminars/ Presentations/ Publications

  1. Research titled “Fashion: the real price” at the International Apparel and Textile Fair (IATF) in Dubai on 10th March 2017
  2. Seminar “Electronic textiles – Fabrics of the future?” at the International Apparel and Textile Fair (IATF) Dubai on 14th and 15th Nov. 2016
  3. Seminar “Wearable technology” at the International Textile Fair, Dubai, Oct. 2015
  4. Research article “Embracing 3D technology in Fashion Design” at the International Design Conference (IDC) at American University in the Emirates on 28th Oct. 2015
  5. “Indian embroideries”, Chapter for the National Open School, New Delhi in Sep. 2002
  6. “Tasar silk: The fashion brand of power dressing”, Oct. 2001, Fashion and Beyond
  7. “Treatment of textile effluent: an ecological necessity”, Aug. 2000, Fashion and Beyond

Creative Works, Exhibitions, Shows & Professional Design Achievements

  1. Collaborator on curating CDES capstone showcase 2018 – AUE
  2. Collaborator on curating CDES capstone showcase 2019 – AUE
  3. Collaborator on curating CDES virtual capstone showcase 2020 – AUE
  4. Collaborator on curating Mélange Exclusif Fashion showcase March 2019 – AUE
  5. Collaborator on Capstone Publication, College of Design 2019 – AUE
  6. Collaborator on STUDIO 7209, Fashion publication, College of Design 2019 – AUE
  7. Collaborator on FASHION DAR – Historical costumes research project 2019 – AUE
  8. Exhibition of artworks in Mumbai (2003) and Dubai (2009)
  9. Designed and created a unique 3D organizational chart showcasing wooden dummies dressed in customized AUE graduation gowns
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