Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

ANTH 341 - MUSEUMS AND HERITAGE

Long Title: MUSEUMS AND HERITAGE: EXHIBITING ART, EXHIBITING CULTURE
Department: Anthropology
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Description: A wide-ranging introduction to museum studies with a particular focus on the collection and exhibition of cultural heritage materials. We will examine how heritage objects are displayed and represented in museums of art, natural historical history, and heritage. Topics include looking and ethics of collecting, policies of display, changing roles for museums; exhibition design and curatorial practice. Cross-list: HURC 341, Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: ANTH 541. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for ANTH 341 if student has credit for ANTH 541.