HUMN 311 S005: Visual Art Seminar

Priority for this course is given to students in CRCP, PHOT, and VIAR.

These seminars are taught from the viewpoint of a practicing artist, and focus on historical and/or contemporary issues relevant to particular disciplines or subjects. Seminars develop student critical awareness of the content and context of cultural production in relation to a wide range of practices and theories. Students attend lectures and discussion groups; in addition they are required to undertake research, give presentations, complete visual projects, and write papers. Descriptions of specific seminar topics will be included with registration packages.

Course content: 

Topic: The Literary

This course will explore a variety of literary strategies, with a focus on their application in literature, visual arts and popular culture. Sections of study will include The Poetically Political, Formal Constraints, and Allegory in the Absurd. Through a series of readings, lectures, and discussions we will investigate how literary strategies shape they way arguments and subjects are formed and understood. Readings for this course will focus primarily on short stories, essays, and novel excerpts.


Completion of Second Year

Additional comments: 
Topic: The Literary
Instructor information: 
Meeting Information: 
Date / Time Days Room Building
Jan 6-Apr 19
T 392 SB