ARH 395 Art and Social Justice

This course will examine the visual arts as a significant element in and impetus for social justice movements. Within historical and contemporary communities, Individual artists and arts organizations have engaged in the work of social justice to affect change in their neighborhoods, cities, and countries. In this course, we will study how the visual arts specifically addresses injustice in diverse and distinctive ways from other disciplines, as well as strengthen our capacity to engage with our community about contemporary challenges.