Special Topics in Contemporary Practice

Course Code: VADA 207

Academic Year: 2022-2023

In this course, students will engage in self-directed learning around critical issues in art and society. Special Topics in Contemporary Practice will focus on themes of access, EDIB (Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging) and sustainability. Research creation projects will be iterative, including a proposal, community engagement, workplan, evaluation scheme, creative process, and final presentation. Through self-directed learning and faculty consultation and critique, students will build skills in self-regulation, communication, personal accountability and project management.