Movements, and Social Change:
How do artists in
address social issues? A sampling of artists’ works focused on
rights, inequality, gender, and social justice.
T.V. Reed: Introduction
and Public Policy for Change
- What is Art for Social Change?
Mythology of Violence: Ackerman and Duvall, pp 457-468
logic of Nonviolence
& 5-7 , The trial of
Scott Nearing, 42-44, and Gandhi: 45-46
Why We Fight
Cost of War
Resistance and political
Top Ten Most Influential Resistances/revolts
Reading: T.V. Reed,
Another Realism: The Politics of
Politics of Rock Music; activism 'benefit rock'
- Nelson Mendala
song "We Are the World" change the world or reinforce Western
Tunisia and Egypt: Arab
J. Gelvin; The Arab Uprising, 34-66
- Arts of Arab
Fear to Fury: Tunisia
Political Transformation of the Middle East and North Africa
Crisis In Egypt,
Revolutionary Walls: Nonviolent
Activism in the Middle East,
Shehab: A thousand times no
Jihad, Kefaya, S. Mansour ,
are all Khalid Said
- Egypt We are
from Arab Youth: Demand for Democracy and Human Rights.
J. Gelvin; The Arab Uprising, 1-32
As an outlier
Class will Discuss The
Controversies around Nonviolence Practice in the
Middle East and role of New Media in bringing about social change.
11th. Global Human Rights
Human Rights Crisis Syria,
Today, Syria Country
Artists for Human Rights in Syria
graphic image as art;
the role of graphic art in the struggle for
global human rights
March 8th International Women's
Actup , Aids
and Gay Rights
- T.V. Reed -179-216 : ACTing UP:
Guest Speaker : Heather Davis
arts using friendship as method
Reading :"Performance, Aesthetics, and Support" from
Jackson, Shannon. Social Works: Performing Art, Supporting Publics.
London: Routledge, 2011
Spring Break , No Classes
Technologies of Protest: Public Square and Social Change
- When the Watched Become the Watchers"
- Keep an
Eye on Hasan Elahi
Power of Social Media
Weiwei: The Dissident
- "Never Sorry"
Rights, New Media and Underground documentary
Art of Protest by filmmaker and illustrator Temujin Doran
Read more: http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2010/02/23/the-art-of-protest/#ixzz1JEXd2awI
- Corporate Protest and Capitalist Crisis: The
Art of Occupy Movement
Globalization and new models of wealth: coalitional
movement against corporate globalization which attend only to the
rights of corporations and nation-states.
Rise and Occupy
April 22 &
29th : Students Make
Art For Social Change.
" Which Image opened your eyes to Human Rights"
Students will research,
design, execute, and present a piece of art, on an issue, related to
on the Cultural Study of Social Movements."
Presentations make art for social change: