Aug 21, 2018  
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AAST 060 - Probs: Talking Book Workshop


Semester Offered: First Semester, Second Module
Half Course
Credits: 2 credits
Attribute: 2HU, CD

This workshop is a hands on exploration of spoken/written narrative within African American visual tradition(s). We will view works by Carrie Mae Weems, Amina Robinson, David Hammons, Whitfield Lovell, and others alongside of texts, listening assignments, and poetry to explore the presence of the spoken word within African American expressivity. Students will be required to write, perform, and compose sonic landscapes that explore their own sense of self and place. Weekly reflections will be assigned in addition to one major project as a culmination of each student’s research.

Enrollment Limit: 12
Instructor: J. Coleman

Consent of the Instructor Required: Yes
Cross List Information: Cross listed with ARTS 077


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