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IDPT 19917 - Introduction to Museum Studies

Course Credit: 1
Maximum Credit: 0
Introduction to Museum Studies This course offers an introduction to critical museum studies scholarship, interrogating the concept of the museum and exploring key questions around the politics of representing people and communities in museums, the role museums play in communities and nation-building projects, and the processes of building and maintaining collections. The course traces the history of museums and their evolution, and covers art museums, science museums, heritage museums, as well as significant temporary exhibitions such as Documenta and biennials.