Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

ANTH 541 - 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):
Graduate
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. Instructor Permission Required.Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: ANTH 341. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for ANTH 541 if student has credit for ANTH 341.