Graduate Course Descriptions

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5124. The Arts in Civil Society

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Students in this course will explore the role the arts play in the wide panoply of human experience with particular focus on social justice. Themes addressed include the role of artists, arts managers, and cultural workers in civil society as well as the intersection between policy and art, activism and art, power and art, positive and negative influences of institutions on artists and public, art in the popular domain, equality and diversity of opportunity and participation. Topics are explored with both historic and contemporary lenses and from a variety of cultural perspectives. Visits to area museums and cultural institutions are a required component of the course.

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Term Class Number Campus Instruction Mode Instructor Section Session Schedule Enrollment Location Credits Grading Basis Notes
Spring 2024 6184 Storrs In Person 001 Reg We 12:00pm‑3:00pm
0/10 DRMU 219B 3.00 Graded
Fall 2024 6908 Storrs In Person Polgar, Michelle 001 Reg We 9:05am‑12:00pm
0/10 DRMU 269 3.00 Graded