Introduction to Global Los Angeles: An Interdisciplinary Survey
For students enrolled in the Duke in Los Angeles program. To explore Los Angeles as the model for a new global (visual) culture. Approaches include visual studies, art (installation, video, sculpture, murals, performance, theater, and music), ethnic studies, urbanism, environmental studies, public policy, history of social movements, border studies, immigration, and language acquisition. Class discussions, field trips, and independent research involved. Final project in lieu of final exam. One course.