HUMN 305 F092: Studies in the Humanities

This course offers the opportunity to explore specific issues and texts in the humanities. The issues and readings will vary but, students will gain a better understanding of contemporary thought and methods in philosophy, history, or literature, especially as they relate to critical issues in art and design.

Each section of this course runs with a different topic. See here.

Course content: 

TOPIC: Textile Art and Design From Cultural Practices to the Politics of Identity.

This course will explore and position case studies within textile design, coupled with objects from Vancouver institutions like the Museum of Anthropology,to challenge dominant modes of design thinking andraxis. In studying traditional approaches in making and more contemporary devices, the aim of the course will be to promote the appreciation and understanding of textile design within different cultures and communities, as well as to  broaden the concepts that consider appropriation, identity formation, industry and making, diaspora, and resistance.


Completion of 51 credits

Additional comments: 
ONLINE course. TOPIC: Textile Art and DesignFrom Cultural Practices to the Politics of Identity
Instructor information: 
Meeting Information: 
Date / Time Days Room Building
Sep 7-Dec 18