Articles from:August 2020

  • Four exciting courses at the Centre for Studies in Arts and Culture

    Four exciting and challenging courses at the Centre for Studies in Arts and Culture (STAC) offer you an opportunity to complement your program of studies with relevant experiences in the arts and culture sector! These courses are open to all students in the university.

    STAC 1F98 LANGUAGE FOR THE ARTS
    This is a great way to begin your studies in arts and culture at the Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts.  The course focuses on reporting arts and culture. Examples may include photography, visual arts, new media art, performance, music, and dramatic arts.
    – Express your appreciation of different cultural and artistic expressions more efficiently
    – improve transferable skills such as communication, adaptability, and analytical proficiency.
    – Be prepared for written and communication assignments in your further studies.
    – Acquire confidence in your writing skills.
    This is a full-year ONLINE course (September 2020 to April 2021), and is asynchronous (meaning that you can proceed at your own pace) and is open to all students!  ***ALSO eligible as a Humanities Context Course for your major in another university subject.***

    STAC 2P94 EMBODIED TEXT: ART BEYOND THE ARTIFACT,
    also offered as CANA 2P94, IASC 2P94 and MLLC 2P94, offers you the opportunity to experience and explore various forms of art (music, visual art, movement, theatre) and how they interact in interdisciplinary performances, both low- and high-tech. This is an ONLINE course (Fall 2020), asynchronous (meaning that you can proceed at your own pace) and is open to all students!

    STAC 3V91 – SPORT IS IN THE ARTS,
    is a special one-time-only course from the Centre for Studies in Arts and Culture, on the occasion of the Canada Games in Niagara in 2021! You like sports and movement? Learn about their cultural and artistic representations, from visual arts to performance, with an emphasis on Canadian perspectives. This is a Winter 2021 asynchronous course (meaning that you can proceed at your own pace) and is open to all students!

    STAC 4F40 ARTS MANAGEMENT,
    also offered as DART 4F40 and VISA 4F40, is another great course from the Centre for Studies in Arts and Culture! Planning a career in event management? Learn and practice effective skills to organize cultural and artistic events with an experienced instructor. This is a full-year ONLINE course (September 2020 to April 2021), and is asynchronous (meaning that you can proceed at your own pace) and is open to all students!  The course has been a stepping stone to successful post undergraduate studies and employment opportunities in the field.

    For more information about all of these courses please contact: Catherine Parayre at stac@brocku.ca

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