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Humanities seen through various forms of expression: The arts and society, such as dance, painting, music, sculpture, and mythology; theory and practice in artistic creation to stimulate personal awareness.
We will explore “art” as a form of “deep play” and “performance” in our everyday lives. Through fun lectures, games, films, discussions, workshops, and multi-sensory projects, we will examine several forms of human creativity that individuals and groups around the world use to engage and entertain one another on an aesthetic level: e.g., language, storytelling, folklore, literature, humor, games, memorials, architecture, rituals, poetry, songs, foodways, fashion, film, and technology.
HUMANITIES 1: SECTION B3 (CCN: 42559)
OUR CLASS MEETS MONDAYS AND WEDNESDAYS, 9:30AM-10:45AM, IN ROOM 411. STARTS MONDAY, AUGUST 19, 2013, AND ENDS MONDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2013.
Combining old and new technology, our required course readings will include a free online reader found within the ASSIGNMENTS section.
My intention is to make your learning experience as lively, active, and playful as I can, so enjoy the ride. I look forward to working with all of you!