AMCULT 311 - American Culture and the Humanities
Section: 010 Empowering Community
Term: WN 2019
Subject: American Culture (AMCULT)
Department: LSA American Culture
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
HU
Other:
CBL
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Repeatability:
May be elected four times for credit. May be elected more than once in the same term.
Primary Instructor:

How can the arts affect change in communities? This Engaged Learning course challenges the understanding of what it means to be empowered and how to be an agent of empowerment. The class fosters students’ ability to apply the expressive arts as a catalyst for change in issues of social justice, including as a healing tool in response to trauma, building resiliency and the impact of racism and classism on equal access to services and educational resources for youth in the United States.

Students will develop the capacity to collaborate and partner with community members. They will plan and facilitate at least one session that includes expressive arts activities through exposure to engaged-learning practices in this class and at their weekly community-based internship. Students will choose to intern in Ypsilanti, Ann Arbor or Detroit at one of the exemplary arts and social justice organizations that partner with this class. This course offers students a collaborative learning experience with Residential College and School of Education faculty, community artists and community members from local agencies serving families and youth. Students explore how this genre affects personal, community, and societal transformation through self-reflection, creative response, and the written and recorded work of arts innovators.

AMCULT 311 - American Culture and the Humanities
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