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This seminar-style class offers a comprehensive introduction to the history and theory of curating in a Western context. We begin with the establishment of public museums in Europe and the Americas; the cultural and economic enterprise of 19th century World Fairs and their successors, the art biennials of our time; the institutionalization of the curatorial profession including the development of a codes of ethics an...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 7125 - NARH 0424 A
  • Kuoni, Carin
Aug 30 - Dec 13
On Campus
Friday
9:55 - 11:45 AM
Fall 2019
This course offers the opportunity to investigate current practices in the visual arts by exploring the work of 12 contemporary artists. By limiting our concentration to 12 artists we form a better understanding about the diverse ideas that shape the contemporary art world. The selected artists explore challenging subjects including the representation of trauma, war and history (Walid Raad, Regina José Galindo, Kara ...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 7398 - NARH 0733 A
  • Stuttman, Paula
Aug 30 - Dec 13
On Campus
Friday
12:55 - 2:45 PM
Fall 2019
Each week, students visit a different exhibition. Course lectures illuminate the exhibitions in historical context and from a broader cultural perspective. Guest speakers include artists, gallery owners, curators, and art critics. We view a mix of contemporary and historical shows and compare the artworks we have seen. The New York art world offers eye-opening experiences for those who know how and where to look.
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 5321 - NARH 0010 A
  • Zinsser, John
Aug 29 - Dec 12
On Campus
Thursday
4:00 - 5:50 PM
Fall 2019
This course is an introduction to the interdisciplinary field of transgender studies. Focusing mostly on the United States, we will explore the concept of trans as well as experiences of trans folks in historical, cultural, legal, social, political, psychological, and medical contexts. Throughout the course, we will explore the following questions: What is trans studies? How does the concept of trans impact our under...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 7771 - NCST 0610 A
  • Marcus, Sam
Aug 29 - Dec 12
On Campus
Thursday
4:00 - 5:50 PM
Fall 2019
In recent years, social media has redefined the scope and reach of advertising, generating desire for goods and services through a seamless integration between lifestyle marketing and presumably voluntary fields of self-documentation. The expression of feelings and moods, from connected intimacy to political outrage to newly achieved states of enlightenment, fuel global economies, furthering projects of extraction in...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 7598 - NCST 0501 A
  • Montez, Ricardo
Aug 27 - Dec 10
On Campus
Tuesday
6:00 - 7:50 PM
Fall 2019
More than a course.
A new kind of network.
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