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2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EAMC 609 - Craftsmanship in America

Credit(s): 3
CRAFTSMANSHIP IN AMERICA
Component: Lecture
The course examines how the world of artisans and craftspeople evolved from the era of colonial British America to the 20th century. The course merges elements of art, business, labor, social and technological history and a close study of materials. Students will be working in the collections of the Winterthur Museum throughout the course, wherever possible with original objects and documents. Students will also be learning by doing in order to better understand the embodied dimensions of skill.
Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option