Department of Ethnic Studies - College of Letters and Science - University of California, Berkeley

Courses / Undergraduate

Spring 2017

CHICANO 180AC | CCN: 13481

Art and Social Justice: Politics, Methods, and Practice for Community Based Work

Celia Herrera Rodriguez,

4 Units

Description

This course will introduce students to specific Chicana/Latina, Native, Asian, and African American art history and cultural practices developed as an essential aesthetic of art made by Artists of Color in the Bay Area. Focus is placed on the politics, ideas, and methods for working in community that are still viable and integral to current art practice with a commitment to social justice. The course will offer hands-on experience in community schools and organizations. Art experience welcome but not required.