Students Protest John Galliano Favorite 


Apr 25 2013


New York

In 2011, a video displaying fashion designer and former lead designer at Dior, John Galliano, shouting anti-Semitic remarks, went viral on the internet, leading to his subsequent dismissal from Dior and the subsequent defamation of his career. Nonetheless, Parsons at the New School extended Galliano an offer to teach a specialized design seminar, which was scheduled to begin this year. However, on April 25th, the Jewish student union at Parsons joined forced to begin a petition to demand that the New School rescind their offer. The response was so strong that Parsons in fact rescinded their offer and the class has been canceled.

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