Faculty of Arts


ARTHIST 721 A & B

Museums and the Politics of Culture


Description

This interdisciplinary course investigates the presentation of culture in museums and art galleries, the strategies of public exhibitions and the role of curators and institutions in identity formation and nationalism. Case studies are drawn from international practice as well as regional examples from New Zealand, Australia and the Pacific. To complete this course students must enrol in ARTHIST 721 A and B.

Availability 2012

Semester 1 and 2 (full year)

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Professor Elizabeth Rankin

Points

ARTHIST 721A: 15.0 points

ARTHIST 721B: 15.0 points

Restrictions

ARTHIST 714, 715


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