Aug 16, 2022  
2020-2021 SGPP Catalog and Handbook 
2020-2021 SGPP Catalog and Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GN330 Arts and Social Change (3 cr.)

This course examines the aesthetic and contribution of performing, visual, and literary artists in creating social change. Intentions of the artist, controversy around censorship, involvement of stakeholders, and the transformative impact of the arts are explored. Fieldwork is required; students attend one event in their community to complete the coursework.

Upon completion of this course, students are expected to be able to do the following:

  1. Express appreciation by formulating articulate responses to performing, literary and visual arts.
  2. Define the role of activists in social change.
  3. Explore the roles and intentions of the artist in performing, literary and visual arts influencing social change.
  4. Examine government and other stakeholders’ impact on the work of artist activists.
  5. Analyze the efforts and results of artists working for social change.

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