This discussion-animated seminar provides art historical, cultural, and critical contexts for the Visual Arts Lecture Series (VALS): Ways of Seeing: Movements, Migrations, Diasporas. The course also provides opportunities for engagement with visiting artists, curators, critics, and historians. Consistent participation, independent research, writing assignments, and presentations are required, as are visits to local and regional museums and archives. Please note: Students taking the seminar will not need to register for, and will not receive separate credit for, VALS. However, attendance at all VALS lectures is a requirement of the course.
Registration: Previous VA or critical race theory, gender studies coursework; willingness to participate in discussion on a regular basis AND Permission of Instructor. Please email a paragraph explaining your interest in the course and art/s background to firstname.lastname@example.org by 11/27.