AMCULT 103 - First Year Seminar in American Studies
Fall 2022, Section 001 - Monuments, Power and Cultural Landscapes
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: American Culture (AMCULT)
Department: LSA American Culture
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Details

Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
HU
Other:
FYSem
Waitlist Capacity:
2
Advisory Prerequisites:
Enrollment restricted to first-year students, including those with sophomore standing.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Description

This course will focus on the analysis of Latina/o/x Artistic production as expressed through paintings, architecture, artifacts, urban-altered spaces, people’s bodily modifications, food innovations, theater, and other performative practices surrounding these communities. The course will examine how political, social, and economic conditions affect how Latina/o/xs relate to art and creativity. This class will argue that through the use, manipulation, and implementation of art, Latina/o/x challenge, transgress, and resist the preconceived notions of traditional art, inscribe new spaces for emancipation, and are able to envision a different world. This is not a survey, nor an ‘idealization’ of the “barrio art world” but rather an analysis about Latina/o/x cultural productions as extensions and expressions of their rich experience in the United States.

Schedule

AMCULT 103 - First Year Seminar in American Studies
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
 In Person
26396
Closed
0
1Y1
6Enrollment Management
2
TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
Note: Section 001: Monuments Matter
005 (SEM)
 In Person
33349
Open
8
2Y1
3Enrollment Management
-
TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
007 (SEM)
 In Person
37233
Closed
0
1Y1
4Enrollment Management
2
MW 4:00PM - 5:30PM
008 (SEM)
 In Person
37693
Closed
0
 
2Enrollment Management
4
MW 10:00AM - 11:30AM
Note: This is a meet-together with DIGITAL.
009 (SEM)
 In Person
38404
Closed
0
 
1
MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
010 (SEM)
 In Person
38416
Closed
0
 
-
TuTh 8:30AM - 10:00AM

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