Graduate Readings in Museology: Power, Privilege and Ethics

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Graduate Readings in Museology: Power, Privilege and Ethics

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University of Oklahoma

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A HI 5983

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An interdisciplinary graduate seminar that examines museum ethics in both theoretical and practical contexts. Topics include the acquisition and conservation of art and artifacts, debates over display and interpretation, repatriation and the rights of Native peoples, and overarching questions of ideology and power. Special emphasis is placed on museum processes, collections, and exhibitions pertaining to the American West.

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Course description available in the June 2017 course catalog (page 10). Please contact the Art History Department for further information.

Additional tags: art history; collections; ideology; power


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