Utopia and Dystopia Fall 2010 Course.

15.04.2010. from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The University of Utah. Utah, United States.
Curated by Elena Shtromberg.

Utopia and Dystopia

This course is an interdisciplinary examination of utopia, and its counterpart dystopia, in Latin American art and culture. It will trace a genealogy of the concept of Utopia through theoretical texts and in-depth analyses of specific projects in art, architecture, literature, music, cinema, and theater. Throughout the course, we will focus on European, Indigenous, Mestizo and African perspectives, as well as diverse genres and disciplines associated with the search for a new ideal community.

A driving objective of the course is to question how theoretical models associated with utopian thought are adapted to particular social, political and historical contexts. This course will be taught in English and is open to students from all disciplines.

Department of
College of Fine Arts | THE UNIVERSITY OF UTAH