Thursday, March 13, 2008

A Class for Kicks

Got this from Knayes Blog, I wish they had this Lehman or BCC :

Pensylvania's Carnegie Mellon University has introduced its official sneaker based class, Sneakerology 101. Click HERE for more info...

A university level course dealing with sneaker culture on the whole. Ranging from its roots in the 1970s to its shaping by hip-hop, the internet and basketball among other factors, the course covers the overall impact of sneakers on a worldwide level. The class utilizes Bobbito Garcia's Where'd You Get Those? for reference as well as various sneaker-based websites. Evaluations include a mid-term project pertaining to the design of a sneaker, incorporating elements acquired along the way. Interested parties can sign up for the class' next session set for Spring of 2009

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