SOSC 401 - Advanced Topics in Material Culture
This seminar course develops students’ critical and theoretical acuity in the field of Material Culture. The course allows for the focused study of specific topics and themes, frameworks of analysis, and case studies, while supporting the development of students’ research, writing and presentation skills through the critical study of the socio-cultural place of objects, institutions, and disciplinary perspectives related to Material Culture. Possible themes and subjects may include: Culture of Display; the Archive: Creative, Imaginary, Arts-Based, and Documentary; Object Biography; Actor- Network Agency; Indigenous Knowledges and Methodologies; Cultural Resources Management; Materialisms; Food Studies; and Mobilities Studies.
Any 300-level SCCS course