sap course 1429479848

Course Code & Number:

PSIR 458

Course Title:

Art and Politics

Level of Course:

BS

Credits:

(3+0+0) 3 TEDU Credits, 6 ECTS Credits

Catalog Description:

Inter-relationships between art and politics in 20th century. The role of art in the creation process of political messages, propaganda, and mass mobilization. Art as a mean of constructing social and political memory. State policies regarding art and art works in selected countries.

Pre-requisites & Co-requisites:

Pre-requisites: NONE
Co-requisites: NONE
Year of Study: 
Senior
Semester: 
Spring
Mode of Delivery: 
Face-to-face
Language of Instruction: 
English
Course Type: 
Elective
Required Reading: 
1. R. Klanten, M. Hubner, A. Bieber (eds.), Art and Agenda: Political Art and Activism (DieGestalten Verlag, 2011).
Course Objective: 

The major objective of this course is to explore the inter-relationships between art and politics in 20th century. The course aims to provide the students an in-depth knowledge on various ways and means that art and politics overlap, intersect and/or challenge each other.

Extended Description: 

Inter-relationships between art and politics in 20th century. The interface of art and politics. The role of art in the creation process of political messages and propaganda. The role of art in mass mobilization. Art as a means of constructing social and political memory. Public space, politics and art. State policies regarding art and art works in selected countries.

Learning Outcomes: 

Upon succesful completion of this course, a student will be able to
1. Understand the relationship between art and politics.
2. Compare and contrast state policies regarding art and culture in diverse political settings
3. Think creatively and critically.
4. Appreciate diverse cultural and political perspectives as well as life styles.
5. Communicate effectively in speech and writing.

Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods: 
Telling/Explaining
Discussion/Debate
Reading
Peer Teaching
Demonstrating
Video Presentations
Oral Presentation
Guest Speakers
Web Searching
Assessment Methods and Criteria: 
Test / Exam
Quiz/Homework
Written Project
Presentation (Oral/Poster)

Student Workload:

Quizzes /Homeworks
32
hrs
Midterm Exam 1
16
hrs
Final Exam
16
hrs
Research Review
16
hrs
Case Study Analysis
16
hrs

Prepared By:

Aylin Özman

Revised By:

sap_editor