Portland-State-University 2014-2015 Bulletin

Art 581 MFA Graduate Seminar I: Special Topics in Contemporary Art

Examines selected issues in contemporary art and culture. The given instructor’s current research interests determine course material. Examples of topics include: post-colonialism and Diaspora; issues in feminism; gender and queer studies; modernisms and modernity; new technologies and digital culture; autobiography and memoir; cultural production and censorship; globalism and new economies of art. Course format consists of assigned readings, discussion and a writing component. Field trips, student presentations, screenings and assigned lectures may also be included. May be repeated for credit. Maximum credits 4. Required for MFA.




Prerequisite: graduate standing.
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