ANT 311 Museums in Contemporary Society (3 credits)

Hours: 3 classroom + 0 lab/studio
Prerequisite(s): Sophomore standing or consent of instructor.
Taught: Variable, check with department
A broad prospective on museum issues and practices. Readings, discussion, and written assignments will explore the historical, theoretical, and political dimensions of museums in contemporary societies. Students will evaluate virtual exhibits, study major museum and exhibit controversies, and examine debates on the politics of memory, context, and visual display.
Repeatable: No

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