AMCULT 311 - Topics in Ethnic Studies
Section: 101 Museums and Tourism: Negotiating Cultures of Difference
Term: SP 2010
Subject: American Culture (AMCULT)
Department: LSA American Culture
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
HU
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Other Course Info:
F.
Repeatability:
May be elected twice for credit. May be elected more than once in the same term.
Primary Instructor:

Choices made by individuals, local communities, and the nation, impact contents of displays at tourist attractions and in museum exhibits. But who decides what will be shown? The answer to this question, hotly debated in the museum community, remains uncertain. This course examines representations of “Otherness” in exhibitions across the United States. It will employ a variety of sources, including University of Michigan museums to examine the ways displays of difference across cultures, gender, and class inform Americans’ understanding of themselves and their nation.

AMCULT 311 - Topics in Ethnic Studies
Schedule Listing
101 (REC)
P
55555
Open
1
 
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MTuW 1:00PM - 3:00PM
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