Ms. Shlagha Agarwal

Assistant Professor, CDES

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

Peer-reviewed journals

  •  Agarwal S. (2020) Experimental Sustainable Practices in Fashion Education. In: Mateev M., Nightingale J. (eds) Sustainable Development and Social Responsibility—Volume 1. Advances in Science, Technology & Innovation (IEREK Interdisciplinary Series for Sustainable Development). Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-32922-8_8
  •  Agarwal S. (2019) Mapping Creative Pedagogies in Fashion Design Education—Fashion Design Program at American University in the Emirates as a Case Study. In: Mateev M., Poutziouris P. (eds) Creative Business and Social Innovations for a Sustainable Future. Advances in Science, Technology & Innovation (IEREK Interdisciplinary Series for Sustainable Development). Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-01662-3_22

Conference Proceedings

  • Agarwal, S. (2018). The application of Lin’s conceptual framework of creative pedagogy in Fashion Design education. Innovation Arabia 11, 115.
  • Agarwal, S. (2017). Exploring a cross-cultural fashion design pedagogy. Innovation Arabia Smart Learning conference proceedings, 124-133. Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University. ISSN# 2414-6099
  • Mohamad, G and Agarwal, S. (2020) Privacy as a design element in traditional Emirati house and attire. AUEIRC 2020

Seminars/ Presentations:

  • Agarwal, Shlagha. 2017. Fashion: the real price. The International Apparel and Textile Fair (IATF), Dubai, 2017
  • Agarwal, Shlagha. 2017. Panellist: Sustainability and social responsibility in the Apparel and Textile industry. International Apparel and Textile Fair Dubai, 2017
  • Agarwal, Shlagha. 2016. Electronic textiles – Fabrics of the future? The International Apparel and Textile Fair, Dubai, 2016
  • Agarwal, Shlagha. 2015. Wearable technology. The International Textile Fair, Dubai, 2015
  • Agarwal, Shlagha. 2015. Embracing 3D technology in Fashion Design. The International Design Conference (IDC), American University in the Emirates, 2015
  • Agarwal, Shlagha. 2002. Indian embroideries. Chapter for the National Open School, New Delhi, 2002
  • Agarwal, Shlagha. 2001. Tasar silk: The fashion brand of power dressing. Fashion and Beyond, NIFT, October 2001
  • Agarwal, Shlagha. 2000. Treatment of textile effluent: an ecological necessity. Fashion and Beyond, NIFT, August 2000

Creative Works

  • Curating CDES virtual capstone showcase 2020 Fashion Design – AUE
  • Curating Mélange Exclusif Fashion showcase March 2019 – AUE
  • Collaborator on Capstone Publication, College of Design 2019 – AUE
  • Collaborator on STUDIO 7209, Fashion publication, College of Design 2019 – AUE
  • Collaborator on FASHION DAR – Historical costumes research project 2019 – AUE
  • Curating CDES capstone showcase 2019 Fashion Design – AUE
  • Curating CDES capstone showcase 2018 Fashion Design – AUE
  • Exhibition of artworks (solo) in Mumbai (2003) and Dubai (2009)
  • Exhibition of 3D organizational chart in customized AUE graduation gowns
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