Courses: Sociology of the Arts (SOCLH257B01)

Spring 2009

An introduction to sociological perspectives on the arts. Topics include the relationship between art and social structure, the social sources of aesthetic meaning, the social consequences of artistic classifications and representations, the use of art to construct and undermine social boundaries, the social relations of creating, producing, evaluating, and consuming art, the functions of art in everyday life, and the potential for art to promote social change.

Fulfills: SO I

Department

Sociology (Web site)

Taught By

Lisa McCormick (Profile)

Meeting Times

MW 2:30-4:00