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Talking Community
0.50 Credit(s)
Prerequisite: 8.0 credits, including all first-year requirements (5.0 credits)
This seminar introduces the history of community arts practices and the different philosophical frameworks and strategies employed in the struggle for community voice and cultural democracy. Students are directed through readings and discussions that examine the relationship between the artist as a socially engaged, active citizen and community organizing, development and social justice. Students study community art projects to build an in-depth understanding of the critical issues related to community arts including cultural diversity and the collaborative process.
Notes: Priority in registration is given to Criticism & Curatorial Practice Majors.
Course was last updated February 23, 2012 - 1:00 PM