2012-2013 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog
SOC 346 - Sociology of Art
Explores the ways that public debates over art, aesthetics, and taste mask fundamental conflicts of culture, class, race, ethnicity, and gender. Examines controversies over the public funding of historical and contemporary cultural projects as well as the fluid boundaries between the taste for high and popular culture. Part of Creativity: Ideas and Innovation theme. Offered fall semester.