INSTHUM 311 - Topics in Interdisciplinary Studies
Fall 2020, Section 002 - Parliament of Ghosts
Instruction Mode: Section 002 is  Online (see other Sections below)
Subject: Institute for the Humanities (INSTHUM)
Department: LSA Humanities Institute
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Requirements & Distribution:
Waitlist Capacity:
May be repeated for a maximum of 10 credit(s). May be elected more than once in the same term.
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This class will largely focus on the Parliament of Ghosts and its relation to contemporary practice and art history. The class will include historical examples of the artwork, different forms of production and materiality. Topics include the politics of materials, history and politics of form, art and form, producing art in a time of crisis, using crisis as a starting point of artistic inquiry or production, the position of art in the 21st century and contemporary society, the question of value both within the art market and outside of it, art beyond this century and decoys within art and its promises/failures.

Class Format:

This class is completely remote and meets synchronously and asynchronously.


INSTHUM 311 - Topics in Interdisciplinary Studies
Schedule Listing
002 (SEM)
M 2:00PM - 4:00PM
Note: This course meets synchronously on the following Mondays: 8/31, 9/14, 9/21, 9/28, 10/5, 10/12, 10/19. It is a one-credit mini-course.

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