|Language Arts Division|
|HUMN 4||TRAUMA & THE ARTS||Summer 2013|
|4 hours lecture.||4 Units|
|Total Quarter Learning Hours: 48 (Total of All Lecture, Lecture/Lab, and Lab hours X 12)|
|Lecture Hours: 4||Lab Hours:||Lecture/Lab:|
|Note: If Lab hours are specified, see item 10. Lab Content below.|
|Course Status: Active||Grading: Letter Grade Only|
|Degree Status: Applicable||Credit Status: Credit|
|Degree or Certificate Requirement: AA Degree|
|GE Status: Humanities|
|Articulation Office Information -|
|Transferability: Both||Validation: 5/2/12|
|Cross Listed as:|
|Related ID:||HUMN 4H|
|1. Description -|
|This course applies theories of trauma to representations of trauma and violence in the visual arts, literature, film and music with an emphasis on the transformative potential of the creative process. Topics include the representation of war, genocide and racism. Students will gain acuity to identify, understand, empathize, and respond to traumatic subjectivity, its images and artistic as well as social intent. Foothill GE Area I applicable and UC/CSU transferable.|
|Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 1A.|
|Advisory: ENGL 1A or ESLL 26 strongly recommended; not open to students with credit in HUMN 4H.|
|2. Course Objectives -|
|The student will be able to: |
|3. Special Facilities and/or Equipment -|
|LCD Projector, DVD Player. |
|4. Course Content (Body of knowledge) -|
|5. Repeatability - Moved to header area.|
|6. Methods of Evaluation -|
|7. Representative Text(s) -|
|Auslander, Shalom. Hope: A Tragedy. New York, NJ: Riverhead Books, 2012. |
Aeschylus. Agamemnon. Transl. Philip de May. New York, NJ: Classic Books America, 2009.
Shakespeare. Macbeth. New York, NJ: Washington Square Press, 1992.
Spiegelman. Art, Maus: A Survivor's Tale: Part I, My Father Bleeds History, Part II, Here My Troubles Began. New York, NJ: Pantheon Books, 1985.
Freud, Sigmund. Screen Memories in Peter Gay, ed., The Freud Reader: 117-126. New York: W.W. Norton, 1995.
La Capra, Dominick. Writing History, Writing Trauma. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001.
|8. Disciplines -|
|9. Method of Instruction -|
|10. Lab Content -|
|Not applicable. |
|11. Honors Description - No longer used. Integrated into main description section.|
|12. Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing and Outside of Class Assignments -|
|13. Need/Justification -|
|This course is a required core course for the AA degree in Humanities and satisfies the Foothill GE Requirement for Area I, Humanities. |
|Last updated:||2013-03-14 12:16:35|