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Arts & Social Engagement
New York Art Scene/Spring 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.
Jan 24 - May 09
On Campus
Thursday
3:50 - 5:40 PM
Spring 2019
Contemporary Debates in Race & Ethnicity
Through an interdisciplinary engagement with contemporary literature and scholarship on race and ethnicity, this course considers the following questions: How do race and ethnicity organize the social world? What are the historical conditions under which the various definitions of racial and ethnic difference emerge? What is at stake in the institutional recognition of race and ethnicity, particularly as these catego...
Jan 23 - May 08
On Campus
Wednesday
6:00 - 7:50 PM
Spring 2019
The Arts and Social Engagement
A poem can change the world. Or just one person’s life. What explains the connection between an artwork and an individual, a wider public, a world? This course serves as an introduction to a pathway of courses that investigate this question by examining the variety of ways in which the arts make and meet people. We explore different modes of engagement: from the creation of stories that help us imagine and understand...
Jan 28 - May 13
On Campus
Monday
4:00 - 5:50 PM
Spring 2019
New York Art Scene/Spring 2019
Learn to use the city's galleries and museums as your classroom. 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-...
Jan 24 - May 09
On Campus
Thursday
3:50 - 6:40 PM
Spring 2019
Contemporary Debates in Race & Ethnicity
Through an interdisciplinary engagement with contemporary literature and scholarship on race and ethnicity, this course considers the following questions: How do race and ethnicity organize the social world? What are the historical conditions under which the various definitions of racial and ethnic difference emerge? What is at stake in the institutional recognition of race and ethnicity, particularly as these cate...
Jan 23 - May 08
On Campus
Wednesday
6:00 - 7:50 PM
Spring 2019
More than a course.
A new kind of network.
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