Sep 28, 2023
ES 200 - Race and Resistance
Units: 3 ; Breadth Area: GE-C1; Diversity
Overview of the history of people of color through activism and resistance in art, politics, and music. Emphasis is on major artists, organizations, movements, and events that sought social change from the 20th century to the present.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground, or Entirely Online.
Grading: A-F or CR/NC (student choice).
Breadth Area(s) Satisfied: GE-C1 - Lower Division Arts, Overlay - Diversity
Course Typically Offered: Spring ONLY
Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
- analyze how visual culture has been used by resistance movements in the US;
- identify the transformative potential of visual culture in creating change; compare the commonalities, intersectionality, and solidarity between social movements; and
- develop a creative project using socially engaged art.
C1. Arts Learning Outcomes
Diversity Overlay Learning Outcomes
- Demonstrate an appreciation of the arts using their intellect, imagination, sensibility, and sensitivity;
- respond to aesthetic experiences in the arts and develop an understanding of the integrity of both emotional and intellectual responses; and
- in their intellectual and subjective considerations, demonstrate an understanding of the relationship among the self, the creative arts, and culture.
- describe the histories and/or experiences of one or more U. S. cultural groups and the resilience and agency of group members;
- identify structures of oppression and the diverse efforts and strategies used by groups to combat the effects of oppressive structures;
- analyze the intersection of the categories of race and gender as they affect cultural group members’ lived realities and/or as they are embodied in personal and collective identities;
- recognize the way that multiple differences (including, for example, gender, class, sexuality, religion, disability, immigration status, gender expression, color/phenotype, racial mixture, linguistic expression, and/or age) within cultural groups complicate individual and group identities.
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