REES 410 - Polish Culture
Section: 001 Revolution in the Attic
Term: FA 2008
Subject: Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies (REES)
Department: LSA II: Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies
Credits:
1
Other:
Minicourse
Class Misc Info:
Meets 10/13-11/24. (Drop/Add deadline=10/17/08)..
Repeatability:
May be repeated for a maximum of 2 credit(s). May be elected more than once in the same term.
Primary Instructor:

Can art change the world?
Can art change people's minds?
Why are totalitarian governments afraid of counterculture?

This course examines both the tradition of counterculture in Poland in the context of European avant-garde and the relationship between artistic expression and socio-political atmosphere in the 1980s and 1990s. Some of the most prominent artists of the 20th century will be studied and discussed: Zbigniew Libera, Władysław Hasior, Stanisław Witkiewicz, Tadeusz Kantor, Zofia Kulik, etc.

The material will be investigated from the perspective of the most contemporary attempts to question and subvert the existing notions about the place art and artist in academia and society.

REES 410 - Polish Culture
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
P
24010
Open
21
 
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M 4:00PM - 6:00PM
Note: This minicourse meets once a week for 7 weeks - November 1, 8, 15 and 29, and December 6 and 13. There is no class on November 22. Meets with SLAVIC 490.
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