AMCULT 301 - Topics in American Culture
Fall 2022, Section 002 - Critical Digital Visualization
Instruction Mode: Section 002 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: American Culture (AMCULT)
Department: LSA American Culture
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Details

Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
CE
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Repeatability:
May be elected four times for credit. May be elected more than once in the same term.
Primary Instructor:

Description

The course is a combined theory and practice exploration of creative data visualization methods through the lens of critical data questions. We will address issues of data equity, bias, privacy, and colonialism, whilst exploring an array of visualization techniques, including experimentation with immersive data visualization through extended reality technology. We will explore emerging critical data frameworks that look at data feminism, the ethics of machine learning, decolonizing data, and data humanism. We will look at the work of artists, designers, and activists and analyze their visual strategies and practice-based approaches. Students will gain critical insight and creative data techniques to use in their future work.

Course Requirements:

The course requires regular participation in lectures, discussions, and active involvement in tutorial-led practice components. Students will write weekly responses to class readings, and develop a final paper and visual project that together explore a praxis-based approach to their chosen critical data topic.

Intended Audience:

This course is accessible to all undergraduate students at all levels, including those without experience in art, design, or data methods. Students who are interested in both asking critical questions, and exploring creative approaches to the representation of data are encouraged to take this class.

Schedule

AMCULT 301 - Topics in American Culture
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 In Person
26397
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5
MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM
002 (LEC)
 In Person
34104
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4
MW 8:30AM - 10:00AM
003 (LEC)
 In Person
34124
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5
TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
010 (LEC)
 In Person
34353
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1
TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
Note: This is a meet-together with HISTORY 283 LEC 001.
011 (DIS)
 In Person
34354
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Th 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Note: This is a meet-together with HISTORY 283 DIS 002.
013 (DIS)
 In Person
34357
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F 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Note: This is a meet-together with HISTORY 283 DIS 004.
016 (DIS)
 In Person
34360
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F 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Note: This is a meet-together with HISTORY 283 DIS 007.
017 (LEC)
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34836
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Tu 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Note: This is a meet-together with HIST 294.
018 (LEC)
 In Person
34980
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MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM
Note: This is a meet-together with English 362 sec 001.
019 (LEC)
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35235
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MW 10:00AM - 11:30AM
Note: This is a meet-together with English 317 sec 002.

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