Movements: Advanced Studies

Fall 2016 and Winter 2017 quarters

Taught by

American studies
media arts, media and film, experimental media
  • UG


Successful completion of at least two years of interdisciplinary study in one or more of the following: African-American Studies, visual art, art history, literature, creative writing, media studies, cultural studies, critical race studies, or feminist studies.  Students must also have experience writing papers of at least 10-15 pages, and experience completing independent writing, research and creative work. 

This is an opportunity for a small number of Sophomore-Senior students with a strong background in one or a combination of the following: visual art, art history, literature, creative writing, media theory, cultural studies, critical race studies, or African-American studies. Students with this background will participate in all of the activities and readings of Movements: African-American Culture in the Long 20th Century , but also be asked to complete longer and more in-depth assignments and a large-scale project that will be developed over the course of the two quarters. These students will also act as peer mentors for the Freshman in the class, and will have opportunities to develop and supervise workshops and activities with those students.

Program Details

Fields of Study

african american studies literature media arts

Preparatory For

Education, African-American Studies, Literature, Media Arts


Fall Signature Winter Closed

Location and Schedule

Campus Location


Time Offered


Advertised Schedule

First winter class meeting: Tuesday, January 10 at 10am (Sem II C1105)

Online Learning

Hybrid Online Learning < 25% Delivered Online


$100 per quarter for entrance fees and field trips.


2016-04-22New fall opportunity added.