Disability Studies (DIS STD)
DIS STD 10 - Intersections of Art History and Disability Studies: Disability in Modern Art
Lecture: Lec 1
Class ID: 028030110
Class Website: https://moodle2.sscnet.ucla.edu/course/view/171A-DISSTD10-1
Public Affairs Building
Final Exam Information
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Lecture, four hours. Broad overview of presence of disability and its manifestations through modern art in the 19th and 20th centuries. Introduction of historical development and fundamental intellectual and ethical issues associated with representation of disability in arts and humanities. Investigation of complex relations between artistic and humanistic expression and this major facet of society and culture. Introduction of new methodology and language to build framework around how disability might fit into discourse of modern art as alternative way of knowing and how disability informs modern art by way of radical aesthetics of representation that challenges sociocultural norms. Consideration of how disability aesthetics informs photography, performance art, outsider art, and curatorial practices. P/NP or letter grading.
General Education (GE)
Check with your counselor or adviser to see which GE courses fulfill your requirements. See General Education Requirements for more information.
GE Foundation Categories
Foundations of Arts and Humanities -Visual and Performance Arts Analysis and Practice
This class does not carry the laboratory/demonstration credit for GE.
This class does not satisfy the undergraduate Writing II requirement.
This class does not satisfy any College/School diversity requirement.
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