Articles tagged with: 3V91

  • Spring and Summer learning at the Centre for Studies in Arts and Culture

    The Centre for Studies in Arts in Culture (STAC) is excited to welcome students for the Spring and Summer sessions of 2022.

    THE CULTURE OF NOISE: STAC 1P99

    Offered annually as a Spring/Summer course by STAC at the Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts (MIWSFPA), STAC 1P99 explores the role of noise in music, art and social spaces. Students explore discursive issues concerning the value of sound studies. This is an online asynchronous course taught this year by Fan Wu, a sound poet who collaborates with Toronto musicians Prince Nifty, Vibrant Matter, and other sound artists.  Fan is based in Toronto and Kingston and is the cofounder of the Toronto Experimental Translation Collective.

    In May 2021 the course was taught by Ryan Bruce, ethnomusicologist, jazz historian and saxophonist. Learn more about the previous offering of the course and listen to some of the students’ projects. In previous years the course has also been taught by Marlie Centawer, a photographer, artist, writer, musician, and archivist now based in the UK.

    SPORTS IN ARTS AND CULTURE: STAC 3V91

    From paintings of the Olympiads in Antiquity, to the photography of today’s sports events, through to the history of popular street games in Canadian art, music, festivals and opening ceremonies at the games, aesthetic gymnastics and athletic performances. Sports has a long, rich cultural tradition.

    Learn about sports, arts and culture during the historic 2022 Canada Summer Games hosted at Brock University in Niagara. An Interdisciplinary approach to the representation of sports and sport events in the arts, the course has an emphasis on Canadian production. This is an online asynchronous course taught by Andrew Tye, a celebrated Niagara educator and creator of the course. The course runs from July through August.

    The courses can be found on the university timetable. For more information, please contact: stac@brocku.ca

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  • 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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