Topics in Chicano Studies – “Art and Social Justice: Politics, Methods, and Practice for Community Based Work”
CHICANO 180AC | CCN: 19258
TH 4:00 - 6:59pm 108 Wheeler
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. Field Work Required: students taking this course will also enroll in 1-unit of community field work.