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HUM 109
World Arts and Culture


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline: [Humanities] [Diversity]

Lecture Hours:5


Description
Provides a study of literature, poetry, visual art, film, theatre, music and history in cultures around the world by comparing differences and similarities across cultures. A cross-cultural inspection of topics surrounding family, gender, race, class, and customs are critiqued through the use of art and its cultural impact through the perspectives of history, politics, philosophy, aesthetics, religion, anthropology, sociology, and literature. Completion of ENGL 097 recommended.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Explain the influence art has on various cultures, especially their own.
  • Analyze the way that cultures are created and maintained, often by exclusion of margionalized groups, through societal constructions of such factors as gender, family, race, social class, and ideological identities.
  • Evaluate art according to its function, means of production, and cultural and social significance.
  • Interpret a variety of art through the perspectives of history, politics, philosophy, aesthetics, religion, anthropology, sociology, and literature.

  • Course Topics
  • Social Construction
  • Semiotics
  • 19th and 20th Century Photography
  • 20th Century Feminism
  • Gender Construction
  • Cultural Appropriation
  • Art and Fashion of Subcultures
  • Painting, Sculpture and New Media
  • Film, Drama and Theatre
  • Music, Poetry and Literature

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    HUM 109
    Spring 2015
    6019
    Kimberly Tolson
    HUM 109
    Winter 2015
    8000
    Rachel Smith
    HUM 109
    Fall 2013
    8000
    Rachel Smith
    HUM 109
    Fall 2012
    8021
    Rachel Smith
    HUM 109
    Winter 2009
    1286
    Andrew Dankel-Ibanez


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
    X
    X
    X
    X
     
    X
    X
    X
    X
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.