LATINOAM 103 - First Year Seminar in Latina/o Studies
Winter 2022, Section 001 - Latina/o Art and Aesthetics in the U.S.
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Latina/o American Studies (LATINOAM)
Department: LSA American Culture
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Requirements & Distribution:
Waitlist Capacity:
With permission of instructor.
Advisory Prerequisites:
Enrollment restricted to first-year students, including those with sophomore standing.
May not be repeated for credit.
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Start/End Date:
Full Term 1/5/22 - 4/19/22 (see other Sections below)
NOTE: Drop/Add deadlines are dependent on the class meeting dates and will differ for full term versus partial term offerings.
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This course will focus on the analysis of Latina/o/x Artistic production as expressed through paintings, architecture, artifacts, urban-altered spaces, people’s bodily modifications, food innovations, theater, and other performative practices surrounding these communities. The course will examine how political, social, and economic conditions affect how Latina/o/xs relate to art and creativity. This class will argue that through the use, manipulation, and implementation of art, Latina/o/x challenge, transgress, and resist the preconceived notions of traditional art, inscribe new spaces for emancipation, and are able to envision a different world. This is not a survey, nor an ‘idealization’ of the “barrio art world” but rather an analysis about Latina/o/x cultural productions as extensions and expressions of their rich experience in the United States.


LATINOAM 103 - First Year Seminar in Latina/o Studies
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001 (SEM)
 In Person
4Enrollment Management
TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
1/5/22 - 4/19/22

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