CRC19: Courses

HUM 370 Women and the Creative Imagination

Units: 3

Hours: 54 hours LEC

Prerequisite: None.

This course examines the creative powers of women throughout the history of art from antiquity to the present. The course offers an interdisciplinary perspective on the contributions of women artists as evidenced in literature and the visual and performing arts. Using gender as the primary lens of analysis, this course seeks to uncover the broader contexts of female experience by probing the relationship women artists had to the historical periods in which they lived and worked. Students may be required to attend a live performance or museum visit.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

SLO 1: Interpret through an historical lens the products of culture (arts, ideas, skills and institutions) associated with women.