RCHUMS 334 - Special Topics in the Humanities
Section: 008 Outsider Art
Term: WN 2009
Subject: RC Humanities (RCHUMS)
Department: LSA Residential College
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
HU
Repeatability:
May be elected twice for credit. May be elected more than once in the same term.
Primary Instructor:

Outsider and Self-Taught Art in the U.S. is often conflated with folk art, ethnic art, art of the insane, as well as a variety of popular forms of self-expression. This class will focus on a broad selection of these non-traditional or marginalized art forms. Together, these art practices have defined and popularized the idea of the artist outsider, and affected the changing shape of mainstream art. We will examine the boundaries of inside/outside, and the ways in which these shifting boundaries shed light on the larger study of creativity, marginality, art, and culture. A range of artists and practices spanning from folk art to “visionary” artist environments, to graffiti art, Zines, and the Burningman community will be discussed.

RCHUMS 334 - Special Topics in the Humanities
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
P
25956
Open
2
 
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MW 4:00PM - 5:30PM
002 (SEM)
P
26241
Open
12
 
-
W 3:00PM - 5:00PM
003 (SEM)
P
28238
Open
3
 
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M 8:00PM - 10:00PM
W 7:00PM - 10:00PM
M 7:00PM - 8:00PM
005 (SEM)
P
28283
Open
5
 
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TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
006 (SEM)
P
28284
Closed
0
 
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TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
007 (SEM)
P
28491
Open
8
 
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Tu 10:00AM - 1:00PM
Note: Class will meet at the Detroit Center, as part of the Semester in Detroit.
008 (SEM)
P
29017
Open
3
 
-
W 1:00PM - 4:00PM
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